Skiing and Snowboarding

There are 13 lifts open at Big White Ski Resort (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)

Much needed snowfall at Big White

Kelowna’s local mountain received 11cm of snow overnight

 

Tess is currently training in Austria for the upcoming Olympics (Big White Ski Resort)

Big White snowboarder qualifies for her second Olympic games

Tess Critchlow qualified for the Bejing Olympic games

 

Jaxon Peters enjoys some fluff at SilverStar Mountain Resort. (Jackson Parker photo)

Fewer lifts despite more powder at SilverStar

Staff shortages lead mountain resort to cut back

 

A snowboarder glides under a chairlift at the Big White Ski Resort (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)

‘Extreme powder alert’ at Big White

The local ski resort got 20cms of fresh pow overnight

A snowboarder glides under a chairlift at the Big White Ski Resort (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)
Joury being rescused by ski patrol after injuring his knee (Tomer Joury)

Rescued in a whiteout: Kelowna snowboarder thankful for SilverStar ski patrol

A snowboarder crashed and injured his knee in a whiteout

Joury being rescused by ski patrol after injuring his knee (Tomer Joury)
Nathan Fisher opened Pop Mode Board Supply in downtown Vernon in October 2021. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Avalanche survivor opens Vernon’s newest snowboard shop

Nathan Fisher opened Pop Mode Board Supply in October

Nathan Fisher opened Pop Mode Board Supply in downtown Vernon in October 2021. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Edge Bistro at the base of Apex Mountain will be closed until Jan. 3 for an abundance of caution after potential COVID exposure. (Facebook)

Apex Mountain bistro latest to be sidelined by potential COVID exposure

Local ski resorts are being hit hard by staffing shortages

Edge Bistro at the base of Apex Mountain will be closed until Jan. 3 for an abundance of caution after potential COVID exposure. (Facebook)
Gary the Cat is a popular instagram celebrity, with the famous adventure cat paying a visit to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and other RCR resorts this past week to mark the start of ski season. (JAmes Eastham photo)

Gary the Cat pays visit to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

The Rockies favourite adventure cat is doing a tour of RCR resorts this week

Gary the Cat is a popular instagram celebrity, with the famous adventure cat paying a visit to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and other RCR resorts this past week to mark the start of ski season. (JAmes Eastham photo)
One person died on SilverStar Mountain Resort’s back side Saturday, Dec. 18, in the Powder Gulch area. (SilverStar Mountain Resort)

1 person dead at SilverStar ski resort near Vernon; investigation ongoing

One person died Saturday, Dec. 18, in the Powder Gulch area on SilverStar Mountain Resort’s back side

One person died on SilverStar Mountain Resort’s back side Saturday, Dec. 18, in the Powder Gulch area. (SilverStar Mountain Resort)
More lifts are open at SilverStar Mountain Resort thanks to 43 cm of snow in the past week. The Silver Woods Express lift is open Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. (@beardofbeez photo)

More snow means more lifts open at SilverStar Mountain Resort

Vernon ski hill has received 43 cm of snow in the last week

More lifts are open at SilverStar Mountain Resort thanks to 43 cm of snow in the past week. The Silver Woods Express lift is open Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. (@beardofbeez photo)
It’s opening day at SilverStar Mountain Resort Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. (@beardofbeez photo)

Highway closures lead to booking cancellations at Vernon’s SilverStar Mountain

It’s opening day at the ski resort, which already boasts a 91 cm snow base

It’s opening day at SilverStar Mountain Resort Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. (@beardofbeez photo)
(Manning Park Resort photo)

Series of storms caused ‘dramatic changes’ to runs at southern B.C. ski hill

Ski resort pushing back opening date to align with travel restrictions

(Manning Park Resort photo)
The first gondola ride of the season has been moved up a week for a preview weekend. (Claire Palmer photo)

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort announced bonus weekend

The resort will open for a preview for Saturday, Dec. 4, and Sunday, Dec. 5

The first gondola ride of the season has been moved up a week for a preview weekend. (Claire Palmer photo)
The Scoop: Top headlines in Revelstoke. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

VIDEO: The Scoop: Revelstoke’s headlines for the week of Nov. 21-27

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items in Revelstoke this week

The Scoop: Top headlines in Revelstoke. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
SilverStar Mountain Resort is in the running for Best Ski Resort in USA Today’s 10Best contest. (Dave Heath photo)

Vernon ski resort a North American star

SilverStar Mountain Resort currently sits at No. 18 in online voting contest of USA Today, which ends Nov. 22

SilverStar Mountain Resort is in the running for Best Ski Resort in USA Today’s 10Best contest. (Dave Heath photo)
Revelstoke Mountain Resort has been nominated as a part of USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice list for Best Ski Resort in North America. (File photo-Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke Mountain Resort nominated for Best Ski Resort in North America

Two Revelstoke businesses nominated for awards in USA Today’s Readers’ Choice awards

Revelstoke Mountain Resort has been nominated as a part of USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice list for Best Ski Resort in North America. (File photo-Revelstoke Review)
Proof of vaccination will be required at any RCR resort this winter. (Claire Palmer photo)

Kicking Horse to require proof of vaccination for guests

RCR announced today that proof of vaccination will be required for lift tickets

Proof of vaccination will be required at any RCR resort this winter. (Claire Palmer photo)
The view from the top of the Apex Mountain Ski Resort slopes on Oct. 27. (Apex Mountain webcam)

Early signs of winter at Okanagan ski slopes

Snow is beginning to accumulate at the higher altitudes

The view from the top of the Apex Mountain Ski Resort slopes on Oct. 27. (Apex Mountain webcam)
A skier at the Revelstoke Mountain Resort terrain park. (File photo)

Getting some air: Terrain park at Revelstoke Mountain Resort returns after hiatus

The park was closed in 2020 due to lack of funds from the COVID-19 pandemic

A skier at the Revelstoke Mountain Resort terrain park. (File photo)
Big White's Village Centre at 11:24 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26. (Screen shot)

Snow blankets Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna

Big White’s winter season opens on Nov. 25

Big White's Village Centre at 11:24 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26. (Screen shot)