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Address: #1 Whitewater Ski Hill Road | PO Box 60, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 5P7, Canada
Phone Number: 250-354-4944
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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Great Value for a Day of Skiing

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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Lethbridge, Canada
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Lethbridge, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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West Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This is one of the best kept secrets in skiing and snowboarding. White Water has incredible snow conditions and very few people to compete with. Every day is a powder day at White Water! The best part about it is exploring all of the easy to access back-country, but don't venture out there without an experienced group.

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Everett, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Skied here for a day prior to departing to nearby Ymir Lodge for a week of backcountry skiing. Since this was my first time visiting Whitewater we took advantage of the ski area host tour to learn more about the area and the runs available (meets at 10am out front by the Silver King chair). Excellent food options are available... More 

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Nelson
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Whitewater is an amazing place for worshipers of pristine powder snow, but it should not be thought of only as as a place for downhill skiers and snowboarders. Much more economically one can spend the day on their gorgeous cross-country ski trails (the most scenic I've seen anywhere), either on skis or on specially designated snowshoe paths. There's nothing like... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The staff at the lodge and lifts were very friendly. The food was good and reasonably priced. We will definitely come back soon!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Very fun hill and Terrain with lots of back country tree boarding and skiing. It often has tremendous snow. Ski lessons are available for most ages.

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Toronto
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83 reviews 83 reviews
3 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This is the opposite of the mega resort. This is a great challenging hill loaded with good people who are excited to be there. No fashion shows, just awesome alpine skiing. The slow lifts actually provided a nice break. Whitewater has a lot of challenging terrain. Also the food in the cafeteria lives up to it's rep, it's awesome! Can't... More 

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