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Big Red Cats

Red Mountain Road, Rossland, British Columbia V0G 1Y0, Canada
+1 250-362-2271
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Fantastic skiing, great guides!

We did two days with Big Red Cats and found the best Pow ever. Good, experienced guides and... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2016
KalleKulaStockholm
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Solna, Sweden
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Great Operation.

Making reservations at Big Red Cats for a late March trip,we knew we were rolling the dice. It had... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2016
sullyHunter
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Hunter, New York
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“cat skiing” (22 reviews)
“red mountain” (7 reviews)
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Red Mountain Road, Rossland, British Columbia V0G 1Y0, Canada
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Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

We did two days with Big Red Cats and found the best Pow ever. Good, experienced guides and fantastic snow. Day one was challenging with drops and steep slopes, day two wasn't as good - not as challenging but then we had sun and that...More

Thank KalleKulaStockholm
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Making reservations at Big Red Cats for a late March trip,we knew we were rolling the dice. It had not snowed in 5 days and the temps were on a warming trend. We were told not to worry. We had signed up foe an advanced...More

Thank sullyHunter
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is a first class operation that begins with ensuring your safety on the mountain and skyrockets up from there to fulfill your lust for untracked powder on every run. Last week my ski buddies and I had the good fortune to spend three days...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Fantastic!! I have skied my whole life but had never been to British Columbia and had never been cat skiing. Our trip vastly exceeded my expectations and those of everyone who went. We had a group of ten guys and flew into Spokane and drove...More

1  Thank ektlaw
Paula G, Owner at Big Red Cats, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2016

Thanks so much for your review! We're so glad that you had a good day - the snow this year has certainly been helpful, and very glad that you enjoyed your guides.

Reviewed 21 February 2016

Friend Andy and I lucked into 2 days at BRC in late January. I had the best 2 days of skiing in my life. Our guides (Kieren, Tarn and Garrett) were very professional, and were always safety first! That being said they were also very...More

2  Thank Peter M
Paula G, Owner at Big Red Cats, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2016

Yay!! It's been such a great season

Reviewed 9 February 2016

My family recently enjoyed 3 days of Cat Skiing with Big Red Cats. The professionalism of the entire staff was exemplary. All guides were highly skilled, extremely safety conscious, friendly and fun, and highly customer focused. The terrain was breathtaking...19,000 acres of back country that...More

Thank Michael P
Paula G, Owner at Big Red Cats, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2016

Thanks so much Michael!

Reviewed 7 February 2016

Excellent and safely run operation. Good guides as well as beautiful terrains. Well worth a few days if you are looking for an alternative to resort skiing.

1  Thank rons1951
Paula G, Owner at Big Red Cats, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2016

Thanks!

Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

I spend several glorious days with BRC. All the days were excellent except 1 average day and 1 below average day. Good points Very friendly staff. Great value for money. Extremely well run and very safety conscious. Modern well maintained equipment. Very good guides on...More

1  Thank Mark S
Paula G, Owner at Big Red Cats, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2016

Thanks for the feedback - I think that quite a lot of people who are in doubt end up opting for the expert group, and that means that the real experts can end up waiting for people who aren't actually very strong. We do our...More

Reviewed 5 February 2016

Our group spend three days cat skiing with BRC. Over-all it was an exciting and memorable experience. Everyone we encountered, both BRC personnel and Rossland locals, were extremely hospitable and went out of their way to be accommodating. The operation and guides are safety conscious...More

1  Thank sirhog
Paula G, Owner at Big Red Cats, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2016

Thanks for your review, with some good pointers for future guests. Hope to have you back again someday when the visibility allows for some different skiing. Glad you liked Kauri, the Red Shutter, and Big Red the cat!

Reviewed 3 February 2016

Incredibly well run cat ski operation that delivers huge powder skiing bang for the buck. Great guides and equipment plus a big focus on safety made for a never to forget day of skiing. Booked the Advanced/Expert group and was treated to steep tree runs...More

2  Thank MuffnGoo
Paula G, Owner at Big Red Cats, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2016

Thanks MuffnGoo! Glad it was a good day for you.

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Steven L
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Response from Paula G | Property representative |
It usually isn't possible to move people around much, so it is best to try to pick the right level to begin with. There is some overlap between levels, and some people do overestimate and underestimate ability, but there... More
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