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Whitewater Ski Resort

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Address: 602 Lake St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4C8, Canada
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+1 250-354-4944
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It's all about the Snow...Cradled in BC’s legendary Selkirk Mountains,...

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.

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Small hill but great snow

We had a lot of fun riding the powder here! It is a very small hill...but still lots of good terrain. Only 3 lifts, 2 of which are only double chairs. Great food at the lodge as... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2015
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

We had a lot of fun riding the powder here! It is a very small hill...but still lots of good terrain. Only 3 lifts, 2 of which are only double chairs. Great food at the lodge as well.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Lots of terrain for all levels - perfect family hill, backcountry, powder, and the food is delicious and nutritious.

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Nelson, Canada
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Skied here for years. Skied a lot of other places, this is really outstanding for intermediate to expert skiers.

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Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

The food was extremely high value more, then most resort in the area. Nice daily specials with local brewery pairing. Very helpful and knowable staff.

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Fruitvale, BC Canada
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

My Wife Sherry and I Skied Whitewater in Nelson and Red Mountain in Rossland for 25 Years before New Knees, New Hips and TOO MANY BIRTHDAYS curtailed our Skiing. We have also Skied Many of the other Mountains in BC including Whistler - Blackcomb, Apex, Silver Star, Grouse, Cypress, Hemlock, and Big White - and we are TOTALLY CONVINCED that... More 

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Nelson, BC
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

Nice local ski resort; good days on the hill for local school kids. Over the past few years had some long needed upgrading done.

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Gijon, Spain
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65 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Not so big as others in the surroundings, but it´s got something special. You have to go there to find out.

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Banff National Park, Canada
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207 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

This mountain gets a good amount of snow most years. The food at the lodge is famous I am not a skier but my family enjoy this mountain and its proximity to beautiful delicious Nelson

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Los Gatos, California
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72 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Small Resort but great terrain and back country to road or shuttle access. Close to town and no attitude or corporate vibe.

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40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

A great little skiarea, with multiple culled tree runs. I love this place, and prefer it to all the big places

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