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Whitewater Ski Resort Guide

Whitewater, Canada

Rated: 3/5 (from 7 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForFreeriders, Expert Skiers, Intermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift2,040m
Resort Height1,640m
 Nearest AirportsCastlegar and Canadian Rockies
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Nestled in one of the most beautiful valleys in British Columbia, Whitewater Ski Resort combines small-town charm with epic terrain and unbeatable fresh powder. On average, Whitewater receives 10 metres of snow each season.


The Canadian ski resort of Whitewater is at an altitude of 1,640m.

Whitewater has direct access to a total of 3 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,640m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,040m, snow cover is generally reliable.


Whitewater offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.


Whitewater is highly rated by Snowboarders and there is a Snow Park in Whitewater.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Whitewater is 2km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Whitewater?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 1 April.

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Snow Forecast by day for Whitewater

Ski Area Stats

Whitewater Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Whitewater Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,040m
Lowest Piste1,640m
Resort Altitude (Whitewater)1,640m
Max Vertical400m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Whitewater
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Whitewater?

This ski resort is in British Columbia, Canada.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Whitewater is Castlegar, 32 minutes drive away.

Canadian Rockies airport is also within three hours drive.

Castlegar is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts are able to uplift 3,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Whitewater open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.


Usual opening is mid December.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.