Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Big White

Planning a ski trip to Big White? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Big White stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Big White review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

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

    Big White Ski Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 26th February 2008

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    We recently had a great week at Big White, the snow was fantastic and the layout of the mountain was great. There are many options for the evenings, with a ... Full review

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  • 5

    Big White Ski Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 12th November 2007

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    I love this place. It has incredible views and trails. All the workers there are Australian so they are really friendly. Overall great place anybody who enj... Full review

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  • 5

    Big White Ski Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 28th December 2007

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    Well today I can honestly say I had "one of those days"!!! I snuck away from my 6 yr old neice by putting her in lessons so that I could take full advantage... Full review

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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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  • 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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  • 5

    Powder is great - March 2009

    by amhey - 18th March 2009

    Pros: Varied terrain, beginner run from each lift, low altitude, powdery snow

    Cons: No grooming on newer Gem Lake runs, Falcon Chair closed some days

    We have been on 13 trips to Big White from the San Francisco Bay Area (hint to the airlines - we would like direct flights from SFO to YLW). People come ... Full review

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