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a snow covered mountain with a village in the foreground and a ski resort in the background with a clear blue sky
Big White Ski Resort

5315 Big White Road Kelowna, BC V1P 1P3 Canada

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Big White Ski Resort offers skiing, snowboarding, and other winter activities.

Yes, companies like Okanagan Recreational Rentals and Toby Creek Adventures offer snowmobile rentals.

Yes, Telemark Nordic Club and Kelowna Nordic Ski and Snowshoe Club offer cross-country skiing trails.

Yes, companies like Big White Ski Resort offer guided snowshoe tours.

Yes, Big White Ski Resort and Telemark Nordic Club are popular spots for snowshoeing.

Kelowna's winters are generally mild and shorter compared to other parts of Canada. The city does get snow, but it's typically less than what you would see in more northern or eastern parts of the country. Average winter temperatures range from -2°C to 2°C. The winter season provides opportunities for winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding, with several ski resorts nearby. The city itself remains vibrant in the winter, with indoor activities such as wine tasting, visiting local museums and art galleries, and dining at Kelowna's diverse restaurants being popular.

The Big White Winter Rally and Snowed In Comedy Tour are popular winter events at Big White.

Big White Ski Resort offers skiing, snowboarding, and other winter activities.

Rent gear from shops like Play It Again Sports Kelowna or Fresh Air Experience.

Yes, the Stuart Park Outdoor Ice Rink and Capital News Centre have ice skating options.

Yes, one of the best places to go ice fishing in the winter in Kelowna is at Shannon Lake.