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Out of Bounds!

Simply driving into WhiteWater will take your breath away. The giant bowl beckons you over. There... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Vancouver, Canada
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Steep and striking!

A real mountain to test your limits. Incredibly cold smoke powder, steep runs and right trees. Try... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Whitewater Ski Resort, quietly legendary, is hard to describe to those who have not had the privilege to experience its true authenticity and abundance of snow. Over 12 meters (40 feet) of snow falls each season on 2044 vertical feet of uncrowded...more
602 Lake St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4C8, Canada
+1 250-354-4944
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Simply driving into WhiteWater will take your breath away. The giant bowl beckons you over. There may only be 3 chair lifts but they are well placed to give access to endless terrain. Each time I have visited the avalanche risk has been ‘considerable’ or...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A real mountain to test your limits. Incredibly cold smoke powder, steep runs and right trees. Try yourself out on their black diamonds before you dive right in; they mean business. Take a loop off of Summit Lift down to Glory Ridge, it's stellar back...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 226avai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whitewater ski resort is the best resort in the area with friendly and amazing staff. Whitewater has fresh powder almost every day. (no guarantees) whitewater also has an amazing restaurant at the mountain.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank EganLiam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hill - good early snow this week! Outstanding food services and restaurant. When in the Kootenays a must visit - as the lodge is in the parking lot you can even experience the food without skiing (during the season). Good family hill - lot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Canada713
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place with decent prices, great staff, good facilities and great snow tracks. Thoroughly enjoyed my time snowboarding here. Shallum, the lifty, was especially nice and helpful in giving me tips and encouragement.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ben K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just went into Whitewater Ski Hill downtown office to buy a simple gift certificate. And I was appalled by the McDonald’s style selling. If you do this you get this and this with this, etc. When I asked price of the T-shirts they just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gemma103
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Fantasmagoria!!!! Steep and deep. Doesnt get any better than this. No line ups great staff best snow possible!

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Franki S
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Even in late May the views here are gorgeous. Snow on the peaks and in the bowl. It was fun to see the road signs so high off the ground because of all the snow they receive in the winter. Must be a great place...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank wloo_andrew
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Came up for a day of spring skiing. Unfortunately the snow wasn’t super pow that day. The hill was large and the lines were really short so that nice, however the price and the fact there is only two chair lifts and no good trick...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank JasonCowl
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Grew up on this hill.. each day up there is so fun. Staff is friendly and is always so cheerful! Food up there is some of the best food in town

Date of experience: March 2018
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Ruby M
30 December 2017|
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Response from BobFarr2000 | Reviewed this property |
Yep - lower level of the lodge has Microwave and a smaller snack bar too. Bag lunches are ok there too ..
13 December 2016|
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Response from Z3855MFbrianb | Reviewed this property |
15 to 20 minutes
11 March 2016|
Response from OKfunseekers | Reviewed this property |
We got a deal when we stayed at The Best Western Baker Street in Nelson...included accommodation, full breakfast and lift ticket. It was a good deal. Have fun at Whitewater, such terrific skiing!!...be sure to have lunch at... More