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

Reviewed July 21, 2018
Franki S
Salmo, Canada
Beautiful in all seasons

Even in late May the views here are gorgeous. Snow on the peaks and in the bowl. It was fun to see... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
Waterloo, Canada
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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
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Reviewed July 21, 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 June 3, 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 April 12, 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 March 22, 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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Reviewed March 20, 2018

A foggy day for us at Whitewater, a casual, quiet, keep it local kind of place, feels like it could be a cooperative type of place. (Though all staff was Australian...) Oldest smallest chair lift I've ever seen, (probably beats the single chair at Mad...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

As a connoisseur of locally controlled mom and pop ski areas in western North American I can say after two days here with my family from Washington state that This Is a Jewel. We did not hit new prime powder, but the early spring skiing...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Philip M
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Whitewater turned it on for us. Snow, runs and locals we met on the chair were all memorable. Thanks whitewater.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ki3mb4j
Reviewed March 6, 2018

This is for those who love the back country powder and seclusion and not for those who think a ski area must have stores and condos. Wow pow.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank BobFarr2000
Reviewed March 4, 2018

I get the feeling the locals don't want too many good reviews out there. They like their hill the way it is. It's old school; not overly developed, no high speed quad chairs, no slopeside accomodations, no luxury hotels or spas in the vicinity. It's...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank UnwantedUserName
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Their lunch menu had lots of choices with reasonable prices. Their soup of the day was excellent both days we were there.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Beverley G
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Ruby M
December 30, 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 ..
December 12, 2016|
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Response from Z3855MFbrianb | Reviewed this property |
15 to 20 minutes
March 10, 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