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Whitewater Ski Resort

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Address: 602 Lake Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4C8, Canada
Phone Number: 250-354-4944
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Activities: Skiing, Dining
Description: It's all about the Snow...Cradled in BC’s legendary Selkirk Mountains...
It's all about the Snow...Cradled in BC’s legendary Selkirk Mountains, renowned for epic winters, Whitewater’s dependable dry snowfall totals over 13.5 meters a season. That’s more than 44 feet. And there’s more. Factor in the 5,400ft/ 1,640m base elevation, world renowned Fresh Tracks Cafe and you have the most reliable ski resort in the west.Come experience True Kootenay Mountain Culture.
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Secret Stash

Small Resort but great terrain and back country to road or shuttle access. Close to town and no attitude or corporate vibe.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Los Gatos, California
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Los Gatos, California
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Small Resort but great terrain and back country to road or shuttle access. Close to town and no attitude or corporate vibe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

A great little skiarea, with multiple culled tree runs. I love this place, and prefer it to all the big places

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Snow Bound Canuck
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I've always loved the little hills that could - and Whitewater is no slouch. It has excellent terrain, with some great treed steeps and wide open cruisers for a big range of skiing/riding abilities.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Although there's not tons of selection for alpine skiing around Nelson, this is a nice place. There's good snow most years and the place is well maintained. There's a good enough number of run with a great variety of terrain. They are in working to grow the place which I have mix feeling. The place is a nice local place... More 

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Invermere, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

location great but service brutal if your not a known local or friends or surly servers. brutally slow

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Lisa V, Front Office Manager at Whitewater Ski Resort, responded to this review

Ken, we're so sorry to hear that you did not have a positive experience while visiting us! If you're up for it, we'd like to hear more details about this in an email sent to info@skiwhitewater.com so that we can correct the issue. Once again, we apologize and hope to hear from you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We had a blast here at White water with the family. Beautiful drive to the resort, great facility and staff. Highly recommend.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Wanted to get some more skiing in for this year and it has been such an odd year with very little snow. Went to Whitewater for the first time, it was fantastic I ended up just purchasing a beginners lift pass which was great value - $35 for 3 hrs of skiing I think is fantastic, they had a variety... More 

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Coventry
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Our 3 days at Whitewater were definitely a case of what could have been! Unfortunately due to a pretty poor winter we were limited to only riding the groomers but it was easy to see what would be epic lines & great steep tree runs off of all 3 lifts. There was a park that was well maintained & the... More 

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Whitefish, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Although this is not your typical snow year, I could see why it's so desired when there is powder. Still, the beauty surrounds you. For expert skiers, this place is paradise - steeps, trees and powder on a good year. The lodge has an extraordinary gourmet lunch menu. I also highly recommend skiing with one of the super friendly and... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Wow! A nice small station with lots of snow. It'a a very cool place, the food and the coffee at the station are the best I had in all my ski trips. Dont go there if you are looking for a modern station with quads and stuff like that. But if you want to have fun without complications, Whitewater is... More 

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