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“Best Resort!”

Whitewater Ski Resort
Ranked #5 of 38 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.
Reviewed August 11, 2009

This was my first year living in Nelson. I came here to study Ski Resort Operations and Management as well to ride some of the legendary powder. Whitewater delivered more then I could have ever hoped for. I had a chance to tour the Powder Highway and see some of the big mountains that BC has to offer and all I wanted to do was come to to WH2O and drop into the backside.
If you are looking for steep and deep this is the place to go!

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Reviewed August 11, 2009

Small, family oriented hill with some of the best touring and tree skiing anywhere. Dubbed the "Mecca" by powder magazine, WH2O boasts some of the highest quality snow in the world that comes in regular dumps of over 30cm. A short drive from the town of Nelson, B.C. where you will find accomodation, eating and nightlife for anyone's style and budget.

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Reviewed August 11, 2009

Nelson's friendly locals give easy and reliable access to whitewater ( if you get up early enough) at the city limits hitching spot as well as backtracking to the lodge after choking on face shot after face shot of beautiful Backside Run. The only thing that rivals the quality of the snow at Whitewater is the Quality of the Food. Fantastic tree skiing, and easy Access Backcountry, ( get your training and Equipment). "Real Simple, Real Deep"

1  Thank Milkrun14
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Reviewed August 11, 2009

If you like deep snow, steep tree lines, and access to some fantastic lift assisted backcountry, Whitewater is for you. As soon as the tracks get skied out in bounds, people head for the hills to track out the backcountry. Many of the lift access backcountry feed back into the ski resort, so its a quick ski down to the lodge from some great food. With over 45 ft a year of the white fluffy stuff, there is nothing a person could like more

3  Thank Biodan
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Reviewed August 11, 2009

There aren't many places in B.C. that capture the spirit of outdoor enthusiasts much like Whitewater Resort and the surrounding area. Unless you experience it for yourself there is no way to accurately describe the atmosphere in this area. Whitewater resort is a throwback to when skiing was pure and intense, when skiers were interested in skiing instead of the modern, commecialized resorts.

1  Thank SpokaneDinger
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