[PHOTOS] Big White Ski Resort, BC, Postpones Summer Opening Due to Too Much Snow

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Big White Ski Resort, British Columbia,
Credit: Resort Facebook

Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna, BC, announced on Facebook yesterday that it is postponing its summer opening due to too much snow at the resort.

OH NO, too much snow! Summer opening delayed until Thursday July 7th. Due to unseasonably cool temperatures this spring and a lingering snow pack we’ve made the decision to delay summer opening at Big White by a week.

– Resort social post

The resort was set to open for summer biking, hiking, and festival fun on June 30th, but thanks to recent snowfall and low temperatures, that has been put back a week.

Big White Ski Resort, British Columbia,
Credit: Resort Facebook

According to Wikipedia Big White Ski Resort, or simply Big White, is a ski resort located 35 miles southeast of Kelowna in the Southern Interior of British Columbia. Located on Big White Mountain, the highest summit in the Okanagan Highland, an upland area between the Monashee Mountains and the Okanagan Valley. Big White is also the largest resort in British Columbia, after Whistler-Blackcomb and Sun Peaks. Moreover, in 2019 Big White was nominated as the third-best ski resort in the nation by Snowpak.

The mountain summit is at 2,319 m (7,608 ft) with a vertical drop of 777 m (2,549 ft), serviced by 16 lifts. The mountain receives 295″ of annual snowfall. It has 2,765 acres (11 km2) of overall skiable terrain. With 38 acres (150,000 m2) of night skiing, Big White has western Canada’s largest resort night skiing area. It has a central village classified as a designated place by Statistics Canada, which comprises accommodation, eateries, bars, and shops. The village is 1,755 m (5,758 ft) above sea level.

Big White Ski Resort, British Columbia,
Credit: Resort Facebook





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