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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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Coldsmoke, Snowboarding and Mountain Migraines

Whitewater Ski Resort’s Coldsmoke Powder Festival Is Always a Trip to Remember I make it within five blocks and 20 minutes of the opening social event at Coldsmoke Powder Fest in Nelson, British Columbia, and I realize I’m getting a migraine. To the point that I can’t see. Did I mention this particular event I’m …

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The Ultimate Whitewater Ski Trip: Resort Runs + Backcountry Turns

Well known are the incredible amenities and ski terrain offered by Whitewater Ski Resort, located just outside of Nelson, British Columbia. Less appreciated is the amazing backcountry access and unparalleled ski terrain that is offered in the out-of-bounds terrain. Experience them both for the ultimate Kootenay ski trip.   Whitewater the Resort Whitewater Ski Resort …

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