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Top 7 Reasons to Ski BC Interior

The Team July 8th, 2019

The BC Interior ski resorts include Big White, SilverStar, and Sun Peaks. Each of these mountain resorts are unique in their own right, however all share the same great lightweight floaty powder and family friendly features in resort.

Our team of Ski Specialists have tried and tested all of these resorts, and together we’ve created a shortlist of a few of our favourite features.

Family Skiing Silver Star

Silver Star Mountain Resort – Credit: Destination BC/Andrew Strain

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Big White Masters Ski Weeks 2017

Vicky July 27th, 2017

Masters Big White

The fantastic Big White Masters Ski Weeks are tailored specifically towards skiers and boarders aged 50+, looking to meet like-minded snowsports fans. These week-long programmes include top ski coaching over 5 half days, a bit of après-ski, good conversation and plenty of social events and entertainment – surely a winning formula!
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8 of the Best Ski Resorts Now Open

Vicky November 16th, 2015

Can’t wait for winter? Looking for an early season getaway? News of BIG North American snowfall is filling up our inboxes and many resorts are already open – or will be very soon!

The 2015/16 ski season is well and truly underway and things are off to a cracking start in the USA and Canada. Resorts in Europe aren’t far behind, with cold weather and plenty snow in the forecast – over a metre is predicted to fall in Avoriaz this coming weekend!

Here’s our pick 8 of the best ski resorts now open:

1. Lake Louise, Alberta:

Boasting one of the longest winter seasons around, Lake Louise is always one of the first resorts to open. What’s more, at least 50cm of snow is expected to fall in the new few days.

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The Latest News from Big White

The Team September 27th, 2013

It’s no mean feat – being the largest totally ski-in/ski-out resort in Canada and boasting an average of 25 feet of snowfall each year – it comes as no surprise that Big White has garnered a number of big awards this past season, including the Reader’s Choice Award for Best Ski Resort. As if this accolade isn’t proof enough that this resort has become a firm favourite, the resort is striving to make this winter the best yet with a number of new improvements for the coming season. Here’s the latest news from Big White for winter 13/14… Read the rest of this entry »

Big White Ski Resort Celebrates 50 Years

The Team November 6th, 2012

50 years is a superb landmark to reach and Big White is celebrating the achievement this coming winter. Jim Lloyd from Big White Ski Resort talks about his experiences over the last 50 years in this charming Canadian destination.

It’s hard to believe that Jim has been skiing at Big White for 50 years, but he has, in fact  had a season pass for all 50 years. What are the odds of that! Read the rest of this entry »