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Whitewater Ski Resort

Located along Canada’s famous Powder Highway, high above the authentic mountain city of Nelson, lays Whitewater Ski Resort. Where the simple things once again have meaning.  Whitewater focuses on providing good quality snow, fresh in-house made meals and genuine hospitality. Often defined as ‘humble yet huge’, the resort sees an average snowfall of 12 metres (40 feet) that blankets the playful terrain of steeps, deeps, chutes, bowls, glades and soft groomers all at the base elevation of 1,650 metres (5,400 ft).

New & Notable for the 2019/20 winter season, Dec 14, 2019 to March 12, 2020:

  • This year will mark the 14th year of the Kootenay Coldsmoke PowderFest, February 21-23, 2020.  Clinics, competitions, socials and Canada’s largest ski-demo village will inform and entertain anyone passionate about backcountry exploration.

2019/20 Lift Tickets:
$95 Adult (19+)
$75 Youth/Senior
$47 Junior
Ages 6 years & under, ski free
Ages 75+ years ski free

10% Beginner
32% Intermediate
47% Advanced
11% Expert
623 m / 2,044 ft – Vertical
1,200 cm / 40′ – Snowfall
81 runs
3 lifts / 1 handle towTerrain park – up to 12 features
Longest run – 3 km / 9,843 ft / 1.86 miles

Cross-Country / Multi-use (including snow biking):

Up to 5 km of groomed cross-country & multi-use trails

Rentals (including high performance), repairs, retail shop, adventure centre with avalanche education, backcountry programs and snow school, Coal Oil Johnny’s Pub, Fresh Tracks Cafe and Fresh Tracks Cafe Express.

Accommodation information.

Whitewater is 20 minutes from the culturally vibrant heritage city of Nelson. With restaurants, hotels and entertainment for every taste, and Ainsworth Hot Springs (45 minutes from Nelson), apres ski takes on a new meaning.

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Whitewater. Pure, simple and real … DEEP.

Contact Information

6010 Whitewater Road


V1L 6N2



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