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Okotoks, Alberta T1S 1A2
855-875-7700 Front view of the hotel

Big White Ski Resort

Big White Resort

Big White Resort in British Columbia boasts a longer than average ski season running from mid-November to mid-April. This is due to the 750 cm (300 inches) of snow received annually. In the 2001-02 season, Big White was the first Northern Hemisphere resort to open with all natural snow on October 20th 2001.

Ski Big White

Come ski Big White! With four high-speed quads and nine lifts, skiers and snowboarders can explore a wide range of terrain, including phenomenal powder bowls, glades and marked trails.

Big White also has three state of the art snowboard parks and half-pipes built to competition standards. There are also 25 km(15.5 miles) of cross-country trails. The Bullet high-speed quad and Plaza quad chairs access night skiing and riding five nights a week. 38 acres are illuminated for night skiing and riding. Skiing Big white is an experienced not to be missed.

Big White Ski Resort

Big White Ski Resort has one of the largest International Ski Schools with programs designed for all ages and abilities. Snowhosts provide daily complimentary ski tours of the mountain for those wishing a guided adventure.

The on mountain accommodation is complimented by 17 bars and restaurants offering everything from international cuisine, award winning wines, to bar snacks and take out pizza.


 Easiest:         18 % 
 More Difficult:  56 % 
 Most Difficult:  26 % 


Base Elevation:        4,950 ft    (1,508 m) 
Summit Elevation:      7,606 ft    (2,319 m) 
Vertical Drop:         2,550 ft    (777 m) 
Skiable Area:          2,765 acres (1,147 hectares) 
Annual Snowfall:       294 in      (750 cm) 
Number of Lifts:       13 
Uphill Lift Capacity:  23,400 per hour 
Types of Lifts:
1 - 8 Passenger High Speed Leitner Gondola (Lara’s Gondola) 
1 - 6 Passenger High Speed Chair (Snow Ghost Express) NEW! 
4 - 4 Passenger High Speed Chairs (Ridge Rocket, Village Bullet, Black Forest, Gem Lake) 
1 - 4 Passenger Beginner Chair (Plaza Chair) 
1 - 3 Passenger Chair (Powder Chair) 
3 - 2 Passenger Chair (Falcon Chair, TELUS Park, The Cliff) 
1 - T-bar (Summit T-bar) 
1 - Children’s Magic Carpet 
1 - Beginner 450 foot Magic Carpet NEW! 
2 - Tubing Lifts (Mega Snow Coaster) 

Number of Trails:      112 Designated Trails,  27 Unnamed Trails
Longest Run:           4.5 miles   (7.2 km) 

25 Km (15mi) of trails.


Telephone:   250 765-3101 
Snow Phone:  250 765-SNOW 
Facsimile:   250 765-8200