Yvette Morrissey is a travel blogger who has lived and worked at Big White Ski Resort for two seasons. This is her guide to getting to know the mountain, securing a job and accommodation, and other helpful local tips!
It’s time for us to say farewell to winter, although it seems winter is not quite ready to say goodbye itself. With a snow base currently sitting well over three metres and cumulative snowfall edging closer and closer to the 10 metre mark, the 2017-2018 winter season will not be soon forgotten. We would like to thank all those who joined us and helped make it such a memorable season.
It’s one thing to impress mature taste buds with Big White Ski Resort’s growing foodie culture, but it takes a certain something to get both the bigs and the littles drooling at one table. We think we’ve got it covered - but you’ll have to let the kiddies decide for themselves!
A true Canadian winter experience doesn't have to involve shredding down the slopes on skis or a snowboard - not at all! In fact, some of the most memorable Canadian adventures and culinary destinations can be experienced by anyone, regardless of your experience on the snow.
When you’re working hard, manoeuvring the slopes through all that champagne powder, sometimes you need a little extra fuel to make it to last chair. We checked with science, and it turns out calories don’t count on a powder day – so enjoy one (or all) of these on-mountain favourites during your next trip!
Looking for some St Patrick’s Day fun? The luck of the Irish must be with you. Big White Ski Resort will be the centre of the craic. We can’t promise you’ll find the pot of gold here at Big White, but you’ll be seeing the rainbow through emerald-tinted goggles. From green runs to green beers there’s Irish fun for the whole family.
Today Big White Ski Resort Ltd. made significant announcements culminating in the largest single year investment at the resort in guest experience in the last decade. "After all, when was the last time someone spent $10 million to show you a good time?" says Michael J. Ballingall, senior vice president of Big White Ski Resort.
Less than one hour from Kelowna's doorstep, Big White (more affectionately known as "Biggie") is far from just a ski resort - it's a wintery world all of its own. In this blog, Dani, travel writer and mother of two, explains six reasons why Big White is the ultimate family destination...
Big White’s wonderland isn’t just for the pros on the snow. Our mountainside village will charm even the most winter adverse. If you’ve been listening to your friends brag about the Champagne Powder or the sun above the clouds this season, and you're unsure of what’s up here for you, we’re pleased to share with you a guide to Big White for the non-skier/snowboarder.