The Okanagan Champagne Powder is here and we are ready to kick off the 2017/2018 winter season!

Opening Day
The Ridge Rocket will spin at 8:45am on Thursday, November 23rd. Come and celebrate with us! 

We'll be celebrating Opening Day with a party at the bottom of the Ridge Rocket Express. You can look forward to live music, FREE hot chocolate and lots of giveaways. Loose and Lucy Moose will also be around to welcome you all back to Big White. 

Make sure you have your pass loaded and ready to go! More information about passes can be found here.

For further information, please email



New this season! We will be giving away 500 limited edition 'Opening Day 2017' stickers to reward your dedication to Big White! Come visit us at the Ridge Day Lodge to claim yours. 

But wait, there's more! Every skier and snowboarder who rides Big White from Thursday November 23rd to Saturday November 25th will be entered to win a Big White prize pack full of swag and gift cards to spend all over the mountain this season. 

See you on the 23rd! 

Hours of Operation 

Lara's Gondola  7:45am - 5:00pm
Plaza Chair 8:45am - 3:30pm
Ridge Rocket Express 8:45am - 3:30pm
Village Centre Mall 7:00am - 5:00pm
Happy Valley Day Lodge 7:30am - 5:00pm
Ridge Day Lodge 7:30am - 4:30pm
Village Centre Mall 7:45am - 5:00pm
Happy Valley Day Lodge 8:00am - 2:30pm
Ridge Day Lodge 8:00am - 2:30pm

Please note that the Beginner Area in Happy Valley will not be open this weekend. We will keep you updated on when this area is prepared for opening.