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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  • 5

    A report from someone who was actually there for 2 weeks!

    by BigRedSnuffy - 24th January 2009

    Pros: Snow, atmosphere, friendliness of staff

    Cons: Shopping could be better

    I spent 2 weeks at Big White with my family and it was a terrific holiday. It's the second time I have traveled from Australia to ski there and I wasn't di... Full review

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  • 3

    Getting better

    by shredder007 - 12th January 2009

    Pros: More snow has fallen

    Cons: Still lots of exposed rocks up high

    Went up Fri, Sat & Sun. Viz was poor Sat & Sun, still a lot of exposed rocks up high. the past weekend was Cruze the Blues, where one signs up, gets a passp... Full review

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  • 2

    Where's the snow ?

    by shredder007 - 4th January 2009

    Pros: open bowls

    Cons: rocks, strong winds

    Reading BW's website, one gets the impression they have powder coming out the wazu. Lot's of exposed rocks everywhere...groomed runs, each side of T Bar. Ge... Full review

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  • 3

    Big White - not for the Advanced crowd

    by roho - 21st November 2008

    Pros: Good snow, Fast lifts with few lines, Some good tree skiing

    Cons: Intermediate mountain, No steeps, no expert terrain, too easy

    Big white is a good place for families and for beginner or intermediate skiers. Bad place for advanced or expert skiers. While it does have some "advance... Full review

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  • 4

    Big White Review

    by qldsuperski - 19th October 2008

    Pros: Snow Quality,Ghosts, heaps of Australians

    Cons: Generally flat mountain expect the Cliff

    I went to Big White towards the end of the seasons in 2006, there was still plenty of snow with everything opened and a few powder days. The snow was very... Full review

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  • 5

    big White Ski Resort

    by Worriorthing - 25th September 2008

    Pros: Great ski conditions, lots of places to stay ect.

    Cons: not much

    I have snowboarded at big white all my life and love it. There are many great beginners runs, along with a ton of intermediate runs, and the cliff for the h... Full review

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