5) Big White Ski Resort, Kelowna
The Big White Ski Resort is currently enjoying a resurgence in popularity. The third largest ski resort in Canada, Big White is located at the Kootenay Boundary in the heart of the Monashees, British Columbia. The nearest city to the Big White is Kelowna. Over 2,500 acres of skiable terrain and an average of 750cm of snow annually provide a huge diversity of ski options. Big White is THE highest ski resort in British Columbia offering the unique thrill of skiing at an altitude of 7,000 feet. Apex on Big White has 52 trails across its two mountain faces. Only about ten percent of these trails are suitable for novices so it’s best to tackle Big White’s beautifully groomed slopes, bowls and glades only if you have experience. Western Canada’s premier night skiing resort, Big White also has 32 acres suitable for skiing after sundown.