Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Big White

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Overall Rating: 4.1

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.0
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 64.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.8
  • Nightlife
  • 3.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 34%
  • Beginner
  • 37%
  • Families
  • 55%
  • Intermediate
  • 47%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 37%
  • Advanced
  • 26%

Helpful Highlights:

We visited Big White for the first time for President's week and stayed at the Plaza on RIdge condominiums. The unit was spacious and clean but extremely n...

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  • 3

    Very disappointed with accommodations but really like the resoirt

    by Karl - 21st February 2014

    Pros: Ski-in ski-out, friendly staff

    Cons: Terrible accomodations at Plaza on the Ridge

    We visited Big White for the first time for President's week and stayed at the Plaza on RIdge condominiums. The unit was spacious and clean but extremely n... Full review

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  • 5


    by - 5th January 2013

    Pros: Great terrain, trees galore and beautiful powder

    Cons: We are wishing for a charter company to fly into Kelowna direct from the UK

    We stayed for 2 weeks over Christmas. With the village quite high (1750m) and and Big White's snow record we knew we would be OK for snow so early in the s... Full review

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  • 5

    Simply amazing!

    by jas33 - 13th March 2012

    Pros: lots of vert, cheap hostel, good night life

    Cons: lots of people, resort prices, bad US-CDN exchange rate

    I went here on a school trip, we stayed at the Urban Retreat hostel (right on a ski run!) for pretty cheap. The hostel was awesome, played good music, and h... Full review

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  • 5

    Best apres ski experience, and amazing trees

    by jase12eski - 28th February 2012

    Pros: lots of vertical, high speed lifts, big mountain

    Cons: lift lines exist, pow tracked out quickly (saturday)

    Went on a two day trip to Big White, and had my first ski in/ski out experience at the Urban Retreat Hostel. Good people from all over the western world sta... Full review

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  • 4

    Excellent family resort

    by wala - 26th April 2011

    Pros: terrain, tree skiing, reasonable cost

    Cons: small village, ? fog

    SKied big white with my family in February. It was as promised- great family resort. First snow is excellent/ interior BC. Terrain very impressive- althoug... Full review

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  • 3

    if not for the fog

    by dancesonskis - 21st March 2011

    Pros: great terrain and great mauntain hosts

    Cons: Fog, too much fog

    It is a great mountain, abundance of snow and terrain. Loved skiing with the mountain hosts, who are a group of very dedicated men and woman. They seem to k... Full review

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