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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  • 1

    Wish the wind would stop

    by shredder007 - 14th March 2011

    Pros: Should be virgin snow

    Cons: Lifts aren't running due to wind

    3rd day in a row driving up to - web info - lifts are running...get there..guess what? Too much wind & lifts are on 'standby". Funny that just happens in th... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Place

    by rgagliardi - 27th February 2011

    Pros: Snow, Terrain, Village

    Cons: ?

    Just spent a week at Big White - Fantastic resort. Snow is great, huge variety of terrain and no crowds. The ski-in ski-out village is very cool. Great ac... Full review

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  • 4

    Champagne Powder

    by Random Canadian - 26th November 2010

    Pros: Incredible Powder, Great Terrain Park, Big Mountain

    Cons: No halfpipe anymore, can get whiteout conditions (Hence Big White)

    Love Big White, it's been my local hill for 3 years now and it never dissapoints. Doesn't get as much snow as say Reve or Whis, but makes up for it with an ... Full review

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  • 3

    was there 7 out of last 9 days

    by shredder007 - 5th January 2010

    Pros: starting to get more snow, Christmas visitors are gone

    Cons: High cost of lunch foods, wet snow Monday

    Starting to get enough snow for tree riding everywhere. Was crusty snow in the past week, but recent snows are covering that nicely (in the trees) Jan 4'... Full review

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  • 1

    Monday Nov 16 2009

    by shredder007 - 17th November 2009

    Pros: Lift lines were short

    Cons: Couldn't see my feet

    Got lost coming down Hwy 33..the run, not the road Fogged in all the way to the parking lot below the casino (ok just a concrete bunker so far), base of Ri... Full review

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  • 3

    Still under 200 cm base

    by shredder007 - 19th March 2009

    Pros: Spring dumps of snow

    Cons: Poor viz

    Spent Mar 14,15,16,17 & 18 . Still under a 2 M base so lot's of rockys higher up. Has been the Big Whiteout the past few days. Had some nice powder runs ... Full review

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