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  • Top Ways to Revive Olympic Fever in British Columbia

    Top Ways to Revive Olympic Fever in British Columbia
    With the 2014 Olympic Winter Games kicking off in Sochi, Russia, on Friday 7th February, fond memories of British Columbia’s time in the limelight are inevitable, not to mention irresistible. When you’re overcome by nostalgia, though, don’t weep into your red mittens while cradling your Quatchi plush toy. Instead, get out there and enjoy gold medal-calibre experiences that live on in BC.
  • Ski Events in British Columbia

    Ski Events in British Columbia
    If you’re looking for ski and snowboard events in BC then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got everything you need from now until the end of the season – they hardest thing will be deciding which events to go to! It doesn’t matter whether you ski or snowboard – in fact, it doesn’t matter if you ski at all! – there are plenty events to choose from to keep you occupied until Spring.
  • British Columbia’s Après-ski Hot-spots

    British Columbia’s Après-ski Hot-spots
    Boasting 13 award-winning ski resorts, British Columbia offers skiers and boarders endless amounts of alpine fun, both on and off the slopes. Celebrate epic runs, share tall tales of mountain adventure, and unwind after a long day of tearing up the piste in some of British Columbia’s après-ski hot-spots. Wherever you're going in BC, you're bound to find the perfect après ski bar for you.
  • Skiing for Families

    Skiing for Families
    Whether you’re looking to shred the slopes with the little ones or in a big group, you won’t be short of options in British Columbia. With spectacular scenery, varying runs, a veritable bevy of restaurants and available accommodation all season, there’s something for everyone. So, if you’re looking to get away this season with the loved ones, here are some of the best places to go in BC.
  • Sun Peaks by Cenneth Sparby

    Sun Peaks by Cenneth Sparby

    After three intensive days of skiing in Whistler (with great powder and great food) my colleague and I travelled to Sun Peaks to add the experience of a smaller ski-resort during our visit to British Columbia. It was a wonderful destination, both for alpine skiing and cross-country.

  • There’s no place like BC if you’re looking for powder

    There’s no place like BC if you’re looking for powder
    It’s official! British Columbia has the best powder skiing in North America.
  • Red Mountain Resort by Mika Hakkola

    Red Mountain Resort by Mika Hakkola

    RED, as it’s affectionately known, offers some of the best fall-line skiing/boarding on the continent because of the steep, undulating, powder laden areas that make up the resort.

  • Latest Offers

    We are delighted to tell you that we have joined up with four tour operator partners to offer you some amazing itinerary ideas for your next summer holiday to BC:

  • Ski with an Olympian, from a helicopter, or qualify as an instructor … all available at a BC resort this winter

    Ski with an Olympian, from a helicopter, or qualify as an instructor … all available at a BC resort this winter
    This season’s heli-skiing kicks off on December 11th at Revelstoke Mountain Resort, with a whole new set of tours available throughout the winter. For the first time, you can have a heli-skiing day tour with the Powder Adventure which gives you five different runs over the course of a day, or the extended Two-Day No Frills tour for 10 runs. Revelstoke is the only resort in the world with lift, cat and heli-skiing from one village base.
  • Variety and adventure are the spices of life by Matt Mosteller

    Variety and adventure are the spices of life by Matt Mosteller
    Fly into Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC), the closest airport to skiing in North America! With 7 World Class Ski Resorts and 5 National Parks to explore this truly brings a whole new meaning to easy access to adventure.
  • Ski with an Olympian

    Ski with an Olympian
    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ski with an Olympian? Follow in their tracks, copy their technique or hear their stories? Wonder no longer with Snow School’s most exclusive programme….. Ski with an Olympian offers you the ability to spend a day skiing with an Olympian. Not really a lesson, this is more of a personalised guided tour – tailored to your requirements and ability.
  • Off Piste Training Camp

    Off Piste Training Camp
    Develop your thirst for untamed terrain and improve your skills in the rough stuff with Sun Peak’s new Off Piste Training Camp. Explore the exciting terrain Sun Peaks has to offer including steeps, glades, powder and moguls. While developing your all mountain skills and increasing your confidence, top coaches will show you places only the locals know about. Guaranteed improvement in your off-piste skills!
  • Perfect Powder, Perfect Prices – early bird offers

    Perfect Powder, Perfect Prices – early bird offers

    An amazing selection of special offers is brought to you by our tour operator partners for your skiing holiday to BC. From 7 nights packages for £899 per person to great savings on luxury packages of up to £1,800 per person. But be quick - these offers must be booked by 31 August 2013.

  • Discover Whistler's Wonder Routes

    Discover Whistler's Wonder Routes

    Toronto-born Josie Heisig moved to British Columbia in 2001 and the slopes of Whistler soon came calling…

  • Going Large in BC's Big White

    Going Large in BC's Big White

    A veteran of Big White’s slopes Jim Loyd has been a pass holder at Canada’s only ski in ski out resort, just a short transfer from Vancouver or Calgary, for over 50 years…

  • My Road to the Powder Highway

    My Road to the Powder Highway

    Europhile Emilie Cayer-Huard, came to BC via Europe – now a confirmed fan of the steeps and deeps of Kicking Horse, she won’t be looking back….


  • Download the latest BC Ski eGuide

    Download the latest BC Ski eGuide

    With over 10 ski-in, ski-out resorts to choose from, deciding where to hit British Columbia’s slopes can sometimes prove your biggest dilemma. The new BC Ski eGuide is here to help!

  • A Powderhound in training...

    A Powderhound in training...

    As an aspiring Powder hound, it was my first time heli-skiing with Canadian Mountain Holidays (CMH), experts in introducing thrill-seeking skiers like myself to British Columbia’s best powder skiing country.

  • Ski BC Canadian Affair's Early Bird ski offers

    Ski BC Canadian Affair's Early Bird ski offers

    Whatever you are looking for on your winter holiday, British Columbia has the perfect resort for you. And with these amazing early booking offers from Canadian Affair you’d be crazy not to…

  • From Novices to Pros Ski BC...

    From Novices to Pros Ski BC...

    Whether you want to try beginners luck or take your skiing or snowboarding to the next level British Columbia’s endless runs and abundant snow can bring out the Powderhound in you… And then there’s the après…

  • Going wild or mild in the BC Rockies

    I had ulterior motives for heading to Panorama Mountain Village. On the surface, I was writing an article on skiing the famed Rockies of British Columbia for the Independent Newspaper but really, I wanted to take my little boy for his first snowboarding trip.

  • Skiing like an Olympian

    ‘Do you want to ride the lift with me?’ I grabbed my coffee and breakfast egg roll and with my poles under-arm, I tried to click into my skis and catch up with my questioner – It didn’t look gracious, but how could I resist the chance to ride the lift with the British Columbia Senator, Olympic Gold Medallist and Sun Peaks resident Nancy Greene.

  • Sample the best of BC's winter festivals

    British Columbia has a thriving winter festival scene so why not time your ski holiday to slot in with slope side thrills, winter wine festivals and family friendly carnivals?

  • Whistler's 20 cm rule

    I am a firm believer in the Whistler Blackcomb Snow Phone morning alert. It certainly beats any alarm clock I’ve ever owned. It works particularly well on those snowy winter mornings in Whistler when the voice on the other end brings news that work will be suspended for a few more hours. Of course,this only occurs when the honorable ’20 cm Rule’ is in effect.

  • My personal BC Powder Pilgrimage

    “Another work trip?!” exclaimed my long suffering fiancée when I first told her about my plans for a 10 day heli-ski trip to British Columbia last season. As the UK’s largest heli-ski agent, luckily for me an important part of what we do at Pure Powder is ‘testing out’ the product in order to give our guests the best first-hand advice when they book their trip.

  • Hitting new heights at Canada's newest resort

    At the heart of British Columbia’s Powder Highway is Revelstoke, Canada’s newest resort and arguably the best thing to hit the ski industry since Gortex. I had signed up for the ‘Ultimate ROC Pack’, an action packed adventure on the slopes and in the skies.

  • Apres-ski Rockies style

    There are many legendary après ski bars but only one stands powder deep above them all for me – The Griz Bar right in the ski in ski out base area village at Fernie Alpine Resort.

  • Bowled Over

    It’s 9.30am at the base of Fernie Alpine Resort and there’s already an air of excitement in the air as I meet half-a-dozen Ski Club GB members by Deer Chair – my task of leading them around Fernie’s five magnificent bowls for the day is probably one of the world’s least onerous jobs.

  • Little Leaps at Big White...

    It’s my job to make learning to snowboard more than just memories of a bruised bum.  After all, Big White Ski Resort is all about having fun… for both kids and their families.

  • A Moonlit Ride and BC's Best Fondue

    Mountaintop fondue after a day of powder and tree skiing BC style? Welcome to Sun Peaks Resort and a Thursday night institution…

  • 5 Reasons why West is Best

    Epic snow conditions, plentiful powder and a warm BC welcome… here are five reasons why the BC Rockies are such a magnet for UK skiers…

  • Bridging the generation gap

    p.A winter road trip through BC’s central Okanagan region with my four year old son and 74 year old mother? There were a few raised eyebrows when I told my friends…

  • Whistler-stop tour...

    Every day in Whistler is a perfect day. How can you not wake with a smile on your face when you’re in one of the greatest ski resorts on earth?

  • Hot apres-ski in BC

    BC may be home to 13 world-class ski resorts but there’s plenty to entertain away from the main slopes.  Quaffing BC’s finest,  night skiing with a view and sampling the local sporting calendar are just some of the non-ski winter highlights on offer…

  • My own personal mountain range!

    Frankly I was getting tired of listening to so many people telling me about the wonders of ski-touring. That was until the phone rang with an invite to change my life…

  • Deep snow, long season, big challenges

    “The thrill of a lifetime!” That’s the reaction of British skiers to this season’s record-breaking snow. Returning from their New Year holidays, first-timers cannot believe the powder snow: “It’s armpit deep, you can’t even see your skis.” But once you get used to the surreal, floating sensation, “Powder skiing in BC is the ultimate!”

  • The world's best skiing

    Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games approach (Feb 12-28, March 12-21), the eyes of the world are on British Columbia and our ski resorts. Providing altitude and stunning scenery are rippling chains of peaks, from the Coast Mountains on the Pacific side to the mighty Rockies in the east.

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New 2013 BC Ski eGuide available now!

Ski-Guide-2013

With 13 resorts to choose from, deciding where to hit British Columbia's slopes can sometimes prove your biggest dilemma. The new BC Ski eGuide is here to help.

Download the latest BC Ski eGuide