Where to Ski in the Okanagan, BC

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Jan15

Where to Ski in the Okanagan, BC

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Where to Ski in the Okanagan, BC

Ever wondered what the options were for skiing or boarding in the Okanagan, BC?  Well we have done our research and can now provide you with the Mountain Stats for all 5 of these wonderful Ski Areas.  Take a look and plan your next snow adventure!

Silver Star Mountain Resort (3rd Largest Ski Area in BC)

Adult Full-Day Lift Pass: $96
Child Full-Day Lift Pass: $50 – $77
Location: 22km from Vernon, BC; 65km from Kelowna Airport
Operating Hours: 8:30am – 4:00pm / Night Skiing 3.30pm – 8.30pm
Mountain Elevation: 1, 915m
Amount of Terrain: 3,282 Skiable Acres
Beginner Terrain: 15% of Terrain + Silver Queen Beginners Area
Number of Runs: 132 Marked Runs
Longest Run: 8km

Big White Ski Resort

Adult Full-Day Lift Pass: $95- $105
Child/ Youth Full-Day Lift Pass: $54 – $89
Location: 56km from Kelowna, BC
Operating Hours: 8:45am – 3.30pm / Night Skiing 3.30pm – 8.00pm
Mountain Elevation: 2, 319m
Amount of Terrain: 1, 525 Acres
Beginner Terrain: 18% of Runs are Beginner
Number of Runs: 118 Designated Trails
Longest Run: 7.2km

Apex Mountain Resort

Adult Full-Day Lift Pass: $80
Child/ Youth Full-Day Lift Pass: $50 – $66
Location: 33km from Pentiction, BC
Operating Hours: 9.00am – 3.30pm / Night Skiing 4.00pm – 9.00pm
Mountain Elevation: 2, 180m
Amount of Terrain: 1,113 Skiable Acres
Beginner Terrain: 16% of Terrain
Number of Runs: 73 Downhill Trails
Longest Run: 5km

Sun Peaks Ski Resort (Canada’s Second Largest Ski Area)

Adult Full-Day Lift Pass: $95
Child/ Youth Full-Day Lift Pass: $48 – $76
Location: 50km from Kamloops, BC
Operating Hours: 9.00am – 3.30pm
Mountain Elevation: 2, 152m
Amount of Terrain: 4,270 Skiable Acres
Beginner Terrain: 10% of Terrain
Number of Runs: 135 Trails
Longest Run: 8km

Baldy Mountain Resort

Adult Full-Day Lift Pass: $55
Child/ Youth Full-Day Lift Pass: $10 – $35
Location: 38km from Oliver, BC; 57km from Osoyoos, BC
Mountain Elevation: 2,303m
Amount of Terrain: 225 Acres
Beginner Terrain: 33% of Terrain
Number of Runs: 34 Runs
Longest Run: 1km

 

And so the question is – which one is your favourite?

 

Written by Hannah Poaros

 

 

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