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Address: Red Mountain Road, Rossland, British Columbia V0G 1Y0, Canada
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+1 250-362-2271

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Steep and Deep

Big Red Cats really stepped up the standard for searching for deep powder. Never have I had ever experienced powder so deep and so fresh than I have on my day spent with Big Red... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Thomas T
Auburn, Maine
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Auburn, Maine
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11 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Big Red Cats really stepped up the standard for searching for deep powder. Never have I had ever experienced powder so deep and so fresh than I have on my day spent with Big Red Cats. Our guide Corey was incredibly knowledgeable and experienced with the terrain. After a couple of warm up runs he guided the cat driver to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The conditions were not ideal, but our guide found a great terrains for us. He took the weaker sker gently under his wing, so nobody had to wait. His focus on safety was most impressive. Highly recommended!

Thank drpetr68
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

With limited powder skiing experience and no backcountry experience I decided to two days of cat skiing with a large group of buddies. Big Red Cats did a nice job picking runs that were interesting and challenging for multiple group members, even those with much more experience. The guides were super friendly and fun and took safety very seriously. The... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I've been skiing for 55 years and this day with Big Red Cats is, without a doubt, the high light of my skiing experience! Our guide, Thomas Fortin, was waiting at the bus as excited as we were for the big day ahead. A short bus ride takes us to the Cat base where five Big Red Cats were lined... More 

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Just what my friends who had been there several times before told me." You'll never ski a run where you cross someone else's tracks the whole week". Great team guiding our group out every day, knowledgeable, polite and patient. Can't wait to do it all over again!

1 Thank Wayne C
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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114 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

If you book with BRC you are in for a treat. The day I skied was about two days after a 2' dump and we were treated to good bit of powder skiing. The guides Mike and Kieran were professional and still a lot of fun. They treated us as people and not tourists. The safety was top-notch and I... More 

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Sugar Hill, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I wanted to take a moment to thank you and your team for our days last week. In my years of skiing, and while representing two ski manufacturers, I've never had the pleasure of working with a team with not only the talent of yours but also the heart. One would never had known that your company endured a challenge... More 

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bigredcats, Owner at Big Red Cats, responded to this review

Thanks so much! All of the guides and drivers work really hard, and it's so nice to get feedback like that. See you next year! More 

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Our family has extensive backcountry and heli-skiing experience. And yes, stuff can happen in the backcountry....but when a massive slide buries nearly an entire group, as happened to a family member on 1/18/17....it tells me the operators are either reckless or imcompetent. There is no excuse. You don't put a large group of skiiers, even expert skiiers, in harm's way... More 

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Bowen Island, Canada
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290 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

BRC is a large operation- probably biggest of its kind, and yet is family run. Paula appears to be the 'public portal'- handling the bookings and in the office pretty much 23 hours a day it seems, except when her kids are racing! I got a last minute spot on an advanced/expert cat, and was genuinely stoked, but worried that... More 

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Paula G, Owner at Big Red Cats, responded to this review

That does sound like it's a fairly spot-on description of that time. Sorry the guides couldn't take you out on the steep untreed runs on your day of cat skiing. On some days, those simply aren't safe enough to ski, and their focus is on keeping you safe, as much as possible. There have been a number of open bowls... More 

Boise, Idaho
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144 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Caught a glorious sunny day with this cats after some powder the days before. Paula did a great job communicating with me prior to the trip to be sure we were all dialed in on logistics. Our guides were top notch & worked hard to find us good pow as the temp was rising quickly through out the day. We... More 

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