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Related Regions: British Columbia, Canada, North America

Overview

With an average snowfall of over 40 feet and located along Canada’s Powder Highway in southern British Columbia, Canada, Whitewater Ski Resort is nestled along the Selkirk Mountains. Skiers and riders will find a vertical of 2,044 ft. and access to 1,184 acres of accessible terrain. Whitewater features 81 named runs that include groomers, open bowls, chutes, glade and tree skiing. The terrain is rated 10% beginner, 32% intermediate, 47% advanced, and 11% expert. A terrain park will entertain the freestylers and Nordic and multi-use trails are also available.

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Elevation

  • 6640ft
    Summit
  • 2044ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 5400ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 4
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    10%

  • Intermediate Runs

    32%

  • Advanced Runs

    47%

  • Expert Runs

    11%

  • Runs

    81

  • Terrain Parks

    1

  • Longest Run

    1.9 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    1184 ac

More Info

Nelson, BC is 15 minutes from ski area, vacation accomodations, dining and retail establishiments, heli-cat skiing tours, spa and hot springs, guest services, shuttle service available. 

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing12/07/201804/07/2019
  • Days Open Last Year
    123
  • Projected Days Open
    123
  • Years Open
    42
  • Average Snowfall
    480"

Best Whitewater Ski Resort Hotels

Kokanee Glacier Resort Guest Beach
2615 Hwy 3A Nelson, V1L 6K9
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
Historic Hume Hotel
422 Vernon Street Nelson, V1L 4E5
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
Skiing
153 Baker Street Nelson, V1L4H1
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

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Whitewater Ski Resort Reviews

Tap
26th October 20182
If you've heard of places like Retallack and Baldface, then you're familiar enough with the Nelson area's reputation. Nelson is just as...Full review
rodrigo gabreila
18th April 20173
the park sucks so bad. please fix itFull review
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