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Big White Bike Camps to Help Youth from Disadvantaged Backgrounds Learn to Ride

Posted on: July 02, 2019 | Mountain Biking

Thanks to a partnership between Big White Ski Resort and Elevation Outdoors, up to five Kelowna-area youth from disadvantaged backgrounds will learn how to mountain bike this summer.

Big White Ski Club Honoured by Audi 2019 Canadian Ski Racing Awards

Posted on: June 12, 2019 | In the media

Big White Ski Club was given an honourable mention as “Club of the Year” in this year’s Audi Canadian Ski Racing Awards. Dispersed annually, the awards recognize the best in Canadian ski racing for that season, with nominations and votes submitted by the public.

This Father’s Day, Give Dad the Gift of Big White

Posted on: June 11, 2019 | Mountain News

Here’s what we know about Dads: They like outdoor adventures, cold, frothy pints of beer and cracking jokes that make their children uncomfortable. As Canada’s Favourite Family Resort, we also know Dads love Big White, and, this year, we’re making Father’s Day gift-giving easy with a list of ways you can share our beautiful mountain with the man who changes your tires and grills your steaks.

10 Benefits of Being a Season Passholder

Posted on: June 03, 2019 | Mountain News

Unlimited access to Big White Ski Resort’s Okanagan Champagne Powder – that should be reason enough to buy a season pass to Canada’s Favourite Family Resort, but, just in case it’s not, here are 10 more benefits of being a Big White season passholder:

Big White Firefighters Rescue Starving, Frozen Dog from Ice

Posted on: May 27, 2019 | Mountain News

Stranded on ice, cold, hungry and unable to swim, a Big White sled dog narrowly escaped death thanks to a hiker and the Big White Fire Department. On Monday afternoon, around 2:30 p.m., a hiker spotted the dog – which had been missing from Candle Creek Kennels for five days – out on the ice at Lake Paul, next to the Powder Chair.

Get A Local, Sustainable & Delicious Caffeine Fix at Big White Ski Resort

Posted on: May 16, 2019 | Food & Dining

In skiing, a yard sale can mean a bad wipeout – but at Big White Ski Resort, it can also mean a delicious and locally roasted cup of coffee.

Big White Ski Resort to Host SBX World Cup in 2020

Posted on: April 26, 2019 | In the media

The Barrels & Berms Snowboardcross World Cup at Big White Ski Resort will make its inaugural debut in the beautiful Okanagan region January 20 - 27, 2020. This will be the first Snowboardcross World Cup in Canada since 2013.

Big White’s Executive Chef to Compete in Prestigious Culinary Competition

Posted on: April 25, 2019 | Food & Dining

Big White Ski Resort’s Executive Chef Rob Walker has been named one of six Okanagan-area chefs to compete in next fall’s “Canada’s Great Kitchen Party” culinary competition – for the second time in three years. Formerly called the Gold Medal Plates, Chef Walker competed in the 2016 semi-finals in Victoria, where he was up against nine other BC-based chefs to secure a spot in the finals.

5-Million Rides & 500 Kilometres of Toilet Paper – Big White’s Season by the Numbers

Posted on: April 25, 2019 | Mountain News

The snow is melting, the fences are being rolled up and hundreds of Big White Ski Resort employees are jumping on planes and heading back to their homes around the world or returning to their spring and summer jobs in the Okanagan. It was another epic winter, and to prove to you just how epic, we’ve broken down the season by numbers. 

Another Winter Season Wraps Up at Big White Ski Resort

Posted on: April 19, 2019 | Mountain News

Through bluebird skies and powder days, just like that, another fantastic season of skiing and riding has come to an end. All of us at Big White Ski Resort want to send out a huge thank you to those of you who chose to ski and board, drink and eat, stay and play at Canada’s Favourite Family Resort over the past five months. As we prepare for a sun-soaked summer full of hiking and biking, we want to take this opportunity to reflect on the 2018/2019 season. 

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