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Photo of skiers on chairlift at Kimberly Resort.

SOUTHEAST BRITISH COLUMBIA WINTER RECREATION DESTINATIONS

One of the things that sets the greater Spokane area apart from other outdoor cities and towns around the western U.S. is our proximity to British Columbia’s relatively unspoiled natural wonders and friendly mountain towns. Use this selection of some of the top winter recreation destinations in B.C. to plan your next trip. Again this …

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Photo of OTO publishers, Shallan & Derrick Knowles with family posing in front of Big White sign.

Out There Ski/Snowboard Trip to Big White Ski Resort, BC

Out There Outdoors is hosting an early-season ski and snowboard trip to Big White Ski Resort near Kelowna, British Columbia, (4.5 hours north of Spokane) December 14-16. Slopeside lodging and lift tickets for two people start at $135 USD per night and you can extend your stay for several days on either end of those …

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Cranbrook is close to two ski famed ski resorts, the Canadian Rockies Airport and as pictured here, Fort Steele Heritage Town. (Photo: Janice Strong)

Cranbrook: Best Kept Secret

Put this ski base camp on your radar this winter By Aaron Theisen for SnowSeekers.ca On the Powder Highway of southeast British Columbia’s Kootenay Rockies, the ski towns—Fernie, Revelstoke, Nelson, Rossland—have as big a reputation as the peaks above them. But there’s only one community within an hour of two world-class Powder Highway resorts, serviced …

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Interior B.C. Ski Resorts Offer Stellar Snow and Deals

Like your US dollar, go farther at these B.C. ski resorts By SnowSeekers.ca Pssst… These insider tips for planning a ski vacation in the snow-smothered Interior of British Columbia are in-the-know sensational. But, they are also accessible to anyone in Washington state who wants to do some ridiculous skiing and snowboarding this season. Pick one, …

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SilverStar Serves Up Winter Adventure: B.C.’s 3rd Largest Resort is Only Five Hours Away

The Spokane area is ringed by enough destination ski resorts (not to mention the dozens of cool, out-of-the-way mom and pop ski hills) to keep local skiers and snowboarders busy exploring new places for years. SilverStar Ski Resort, a few hours north of the border near Vernon, British Columbia, is one of those amazing destinations …

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Tale of a Ski Town — How Fernie, B.C. Became One of the Best Ski Towns in North America

There’s more to the mountain town of Fernie, British Columbia, than meets the eye, and that’s saying something. With over 30 feet of snow each season, looming mountains, and an intriguing history, Fernie is a popular ski and snowboard destination, as well as one of the most classic ski towns in North America. But what …

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Big White Ski Resort: Re-defining Family-Friendly Fun in B.C.’s Okanagan Country

Where exactly Big White Ski Resort is located was pretty much a big mystery to me before our first trip to the resort earlier this winter. I knew it was near Kelowna, B.C., a few hours north of the border, and that they often open early and get huge powder dumps when other regional areas …

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