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“Best ski I have had in years” 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.
Alexandria, Virginia
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best ski I have had in years”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014

Small resort with great snow and runs and no waiting for lifts! Amazing views, runs for beginners NAND off track powder and tree runs. Small lodge with really good food, not the normal ski hill junk food. There are three cook books from the lodge with amazing recipes. Views from the summit are breathtaking. If you haven't skied for a while book a discover package amazing value include gear lift pass and two hour lesson, best value ever.

Visited January 2014
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Whistler, Canada
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60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great skiing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2014

We live in Whistler so time to send the crowds elsewhere. We visited over Christmas and the snow was patchy every where in BC and although WH20 didn't have as much as usual it was still very good steep fall line skiing that could be enjoyed. With the lack of people there I'm sure on a big pow day you could find fresh lines all day. The stunning was setting. The food service was exceptionally slow, we waited about 15 minutes for an average bacon sandwich in the morning and the lunch at the Express cafe took about 40 minutes to get with only about 6 people ahead of us for a fairly indifferent falafel wrap. I'd take a packed lunch next time to avoid the queues and enjoy the skiing more.

Visited December 2013
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Nelson, Canada
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93 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Best kept secret”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2013

Probably am torn about leaving a review as we don't want it to get touristy and crowded! Awesome scenery, snow, people, terrain for everyone. And the food in the lodge is extra special to be sure!

Visited December 2013
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Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Deep & Steep”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

Best little ski hill going -friendly vibes, small crowds, stupendous snow, award winning lodge-food, what else could you want?!!

Visited January 2013
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Nelson, Canada
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3 reviews
“Shhhhhhh, don't tell anyone.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2013

No long lines, groomers and more powder than you can handle. The locals are friendly and in front of you on the chair. The lodge is well run, the food is fantastic, and the whole staff kicks @#! from the lifties to the peeps in the pub!!!

Visited February 2013
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