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“Deep & Steep”

Whitewater Ski Resort
Ranked #5 of 37 things to do in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: It's all about the Snow...Cradled in BC’s legendary Selkirk Mountains, renowned for epic winters, Whitewater’s dependable dry snowfall totals over 13.5 meters a season. That’s more than 44 feet. And there’s more. Factor in the 5,400ft/ 1,640m base elevation, world renowned Fresh Tracks Cafe and you have the most reliable ski resort in the west.Come experience True Kootenay Mountain Culture.
Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Deep & Steep”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Best little ski hill going -friendly vibes, small crowds, stupendous snow, award winning lodge-food, what else could you want?!!

Visited January 2013
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Nelson, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Shhhhhhh, don't tell anyone.”
Reviewed 7 August 2013

No long lines, groomers and more powder than you can handle. The locals are friendly and in front of you on the chair. The lodge is well run, the food is fantastic, and the whole staff kicks @#! from the lifties to the peeps in the pub!!!

Visited February 2013
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Nelson, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The least pretentious "resort" in Canada”
Reviewed 5 August 2013

People come to whitewater for the snow. Powder so light its like skiing in feathers.
No Pretenders here; Its all very real.

Great snow,food and people.

Visited December 2012
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Nelson, BC, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“powder heaven”
Reviewed 4 August 2013

Great terrain and some of the best powder any where. Nelson has some great restaurants.The food at the hill is healthy and first rate.

Visited January 2013
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Tacoma, Washington
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A favorite little gem of Canada”
Reviewed 25 May 2013

My husband and I have been to Nelson many times and every time we hate leaving. The snowboarding is great and the town is friendly. There is lots of yummy food our favorite is at Jackson's Hole & Grill and the best coffee at Oso Negro. Ainsworth Hotsprings is worth the hour trip north too.

Visited February 2013
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