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“Mind blowing” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Whitewater Ski Resort

Whitewater Ski Resort
Ranked #3 of 31 things to do in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Mind blowing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2012

After 2 seasons visiting ski hill after ski hill in BC, I have still yet to shake off the rush and the thrill that I got from my 2 days at Whitewater, near Nelson in British Columbia. If the unreal terrain doesn't get your blood pumping, the incredible, awe-inspiring views of its cascading portion of the Kootenay Rockies will. Excellent staff - particularly Brandon in the terrain park - what a champ, and great accessibility to lifts made this well-groomed, powder abundant ski hill and absolute pleasure to shred. To top it off, this place is cheeap (like the budgie) compared to rival hills and has great food in the lodge. Bravo Whitewater - we will meet again!!

Visited February 2012
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British Columbia, Canada
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Best Ski Hill in BC”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2012

I learned how to ski at Whitewater and unfortunately don't live in Nelson anymore, but still go skiing there at least once a year. It is a great family hill. Our kids love going there. Snow is always soft.

New chair on backside is awesome! Touring amazing from ski hill.

Definitely take family there if you are going on a ski vacation!

Visited January 2012
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Okanagan Falls, BC
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3 reviews
“Winter wonderland”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2012

We just visited, it was snowing and very picturesque, lots of families and young people skiing. Having lots of fun.

Visited March 2012
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Nelson, Canada
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Lovely mountains”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2012

Beautful, great powder. Fun place to go for the day. . .

Visited February 2012
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Kootenays
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Snow Heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2012

Loved the powder snow, short lift lines, and friendly people. Only 30 minute drive from the funky city of Nelson, B.C. Canada. Great food on the ski hill but even better food downtown Nelson - lots of restaurants, coffee shops and pubs.

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