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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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Winter 2014/15 #WinterIsHere

Vicky November 27th, 2014

Great news! If you haven’t already heard, the snow has well and truly arrived in the Alps and North America. #WinterIsHere is trending on Twitter and we wanted to share a few recent images and videos to inspire you for Winter 2014/15.


  • Vail, Breckenridge and Beaver Creek in Colorado are now all open and there’s been enough snow that Vail’s back bowls should be open for the Thanksgiving weekend celebrations.

There’s still time to buy your Epic Season Pass, giving you access to all these resorts and more, if you’re quick! >> Book online here


Great shot from Vail – so much powder!

  • 12 inches of new snow in Breckenridge, here’s a clip of the skiing on offer on Peak 9:

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Snow Update 14 January 2014

Vicky January 14th, 2014

With reports of vast amounts of snow in Canada, the USA and Europe, we wanted to share the good news with you! Here’s a short snow update for some of our featured ski resorts in the USA, Canada, France and Switzerland. Read the rest of this entry »

Snowfall in Europe and Resorts Open in North America

The Team November 11th, 2013

A weekend of snowfall makes for a happy and excited Ski Independence team!

STOP PRESSWhistler and Big White are opening earlier than scheduled this coming Saturday, 16th November, due to excellent early snow cover!

Snow has fallen in the Alps already this autumn, but has generally melted away with fluctuating temperatures in September and October. Now though, snow that falls has a good chance of sticking around – and with a huge storm and up to 30cm of fresh snow having fallen all over the Alps over the weekend, there’s a good chance this latest snow is here to stay and we will have a great base for the winter!

Over in North America, several resorts are now up and running for the 13/14 season including Breckenridge, Mammoth and Lake Louise.

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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 »

Big White – Big Deal!

The Team June 10th, 2011

If you’re looking for ski holidays with lots of snow, ski in/ ski out accommodation, a whole heap of terrain and a great family resort, then how about Big White in British Columbia? Here’s why we love skiing in Big White…

It’s The Snow!

Big White’s motto “It’s the Snow” exists for a reason! Over 750 cm of light, dry, fluffy Okanagan Champagne powder falls annually in Big White – you can have fresh tracks for days as the slopes are so quiet!

Ski-In Ski-Out Convenience

No matter if you’re looking for a luxury condo or a budget studio, you can spoil yourself with the massive convenience of ski in/ ski out accommodation in Big White – there is so much choice for all budgets and tastes.

Ski in/ ski out accommodation in Big White

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