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Whitewater Ski Resort

Address: #1 Whitewater Ski Hill Road | PO Box 60, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 5P7, Canada
Phone Number: 250-354-4944
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Ranked #2 of 14 Activities in Nelson
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Sports
Activities: Skiing, Dining
Owner description: It's all about the Snow...Cradled in BC’s legendary Selkirk Mountains, renowned for epic winters...
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Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Sports
Activities: Skiing, Dining
Owner description: 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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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

go for the day, have chips and get a weekly pass because it is cheaper. All rentable equipment is good standard and relatively cheap

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Easy access, beautiful landscapes and warm guest house, with cheap drinks. Pay attention to the early close of the ridge chairlift, otherwise you are in for some hitchhiking. Don't hesitate to ask your route across backcountry to one of the great staff members.

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Rossland, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This ski hill is a hill with big mountains around it. After traveling from Fernie, we went to Whitewater and the mountains seemed pretty small. We will have to go back in the winter to find out how much snow there is.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Awesome terrain, great feel to the whole mountain, and amazing food at the lodge. Not the biggest mountain, but very nice to not have the whole hill covered in condos. Friendly lifties and ski patrol, and great scenery.

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

as long as you are a confident skier this place is fan bloody tastic. the lodge is amazing, its like going back in time, the runs are challenging, and the food is fab.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Worth a trip to the kootenays to visit both red mountain and White Water ski resorts. If you are lucky enough to catch prime ski conditions you are in for world class skiing with minimal lines and a small town atmosphere. A gem. Best ski conditions are usually January and February but you will find powder most of the year.... More 

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Cobourg, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Wow, what a great place to ski. Took a day away from Red Mountain to try Whitewater based on a recommendation, very glad we did. We were welcomed at the base lodge by Joanna, one of the mountain's friendly ski hosts, then spent two hours touring the best of W/H20. Don't let the initial small chair on the left fool... More 

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cancun
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

My friends and I travelled to Whitewater from Panorama (about 4.5 hours), with the hope of a couple of days of powder skiing. Unfortunately it had rained a couple of days before we got there, and so conditions were not good, so we only skied one day. That said, it was worth the trip. The mountain is beautiful, with fantastic... More 

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Joinville, SC
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27 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

For the first time I tried snowboarding and could not choose a better spot to start. I loved every minute from the 5 days I spent at WH20 Resort. A big thank you to Adam, our instructor from UK, he has been very patient with me and my friend and we have been able to progress fast and try all... More 

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Vancouver, B.C.
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Went to the cold smoke event and had great snow and a good time. You have to experience the food in the lodge. Not surprising they have their own cook book for this place. Local flavour and locals make this place. If there is new snow expected get up and go early as the whole town will be closed and... More 

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