Canadian Ski Hostels
Canadian Ski Hostels - Go Home
Canadian Ski Hostels

Big White
The Hostel
The Mountains
Things To Do
Silver Star
 Talk is Cheap
 Snow Reports
 The Lowdown
 Reserve Now
 About Us
 Contact Us

Site Map


SameSun Hostels
Apex Mountain Resort
Apex Mountain Resort is one of the best kept secrets in the Okanagan. The Resort boasts dry Okanagan powder, short lift lines and uncrowded slopes. Serviced by a high speed quad, in under six minutes the chairlift takes you to the start of your run. 1,112 acres of magnificent fall-line skiing and boarding await. While Apex has more than its share of challenges for expert skiers, with 67 runs, the area also offers beginner and intermediate skiers an inspirational experience on gentle rolling cruisers, groomed to perfection.

Vertical Rise - 606 m (2,000 ft)
Top Elevation - 2,178 m (7,187 ft)
Acreage - 1,112 ski-able acres
Average Snowfall - 600 cm or 19 ft
Snowmaking - None, 100% Natural snowfall
Trails - 67 runs
Terrain - 16% Novice, 48% Intermediate, 36% Advanced
Longest Run - 6.1 kms (3.7 miles)
Lifts - 5 - Including one high-speed quad chairlift
Parks - terrain park, 1/2 pipe, World Cup aerial site, night skiing, lift accessed tube park

Big White Ski Resort
Located 45 minutes from Kelowna, Big White Ski Resort is undoubtedly one of the premier resort mountains in North America. With 112 marked trails, 2,565 acres of terrain, and over 24 feet of snow every year, Big White is in a class all on it's own. For you snowboarders, this is the mountain to plan around three snowboard parks and countless hits on all the powder runs.

Vertical Rise - 777 m (2,550 ft)
Top Elevation - 2,319 m (7,606 ft)
Acreage - 2,565 ski-able acres
Average Snowfall - 750 cm or 24.5 ft
Snowmaking - None, 100% Natural Snowfall
Trails - 112 named runs
Terrain - 18% Novice, 56% intermediate, 26% advanced
Longest Run - 7.2 km (4.5 miles)
Lifts - 13 lifts including 1 Gondola, 4 high-speed detachable quads, 1 fixed quad, 1 triple chair, 1 double
Parks - Purpose built terrain parks, beginner freestyle park areas, plus an impressive 450ft expert half pip

Silver Star Mountain Resort
Welcome to Silver Star Mountain Resort - friendly staff, legendary powder, and 2,725 ski able acres and a $75 Million Dollar Expansion recently announced. This mountain boasts 2,500 vertical feet on two cliff faces the Vance Creek south face for the beginners and intermediates, as well as the Putnam Creek north face for the advanced. The dozens of free-ride runs range from tight little gullies to big open faces and are usually found to be un-crowded! With $75 Million dollars in new upgrades on the way, this is sure to be the destination of the future!

Vertical Rise - 760 m (2,500 ft)
Top Elevation - 1,915 m (6,280 ft)
Acreage - 2,725 ski-able acres and 340 acres off piste, un-patrolled terra
Average Snowfall - 700 cm (23 ft)
Snowmaking - None
Trails - 108 designated runs
Terrain - 20% easy, 50% intermediate, 20% advanced, 10% extreme
Longest Run - 8 km (5 miles)
Lifts - 10 lifts including: 2 Detachable Quads, 1 Fixed Grip Quad, 2 Double Chairs, 2 T-Bars
Parks - Terrain Park, half-pipe, boarder-cross track

Home - Destinations - Talk is cheap - Packages - Reserve Now - About Us

Toll Free: 1-877-56-CARVE

© Copyright 2002 SameSun Hostel Network
Powered By: QuantumNova