Whitewater Ski Resort

Downhill skiing resort near Nelson, BC

Just 25 minutes from downtown Nelson, Whitewater Ski Resort is a world-class ski destination that still enjoys a well-deserved laid back reputation.

Averaging 40 feet of snow annually, and with 81 runs, and part of the Powder Highway, it's been called "one of the best powder mountains on the continent" by Powder Magazine. With the lodge base at 5400 feet (1646 metres) and lifts up to 6700 feet (2042 metres), it offers consistent and reliable snow for those seeking winter ski getaways. WH2O features:

  • Full-service day lodge, with rental/repair/equipment shop
  • Fresh Tracks Café & Coal Oil Johnny's Pub, offering some of the finest ski resort food in Canada
  • Range of lesson and program options from the Adventure Centre
  • Multi-use trails including nordic skiing and snowshoeing
  • Festivals and events including the legendary Coldsmoke Powder Festival in mid-February

Whitewater is supported by a range of excellent ski equipment and rental stores in Nelson, as well as a variety of accommodation options to suit every taste and budget. 

More information and snow reports are available on the resort's website.

Whitewater Shuttle

The Whitewater Ski Resort Shuttle offers slope side service every day! With daily operation throughout the season, multiple pick up/drop off points throughout Nelson, and pickups timed to get you to the mountain on time for first chair, getting to Whitewater has never been easier!

The shuttle runs twice a day every day through the season. 

Shuttle Rates

One Way: $8.50
Return: $12.00
Purchase a book of tickets and SAVE!

For shuttle schedule and details visit the Whitewater website

Spokane Shuttle

Daily Shuttle to/from Spokane Airport: Kootenay Gateway offers a daily shuttle to and from Spokane International Airport to Nelson. Driving time is about 4 hours. Book your shuttle 48 hours in advance to confirm a seat. 

Book online or call 1-250-362-0080. 

For more shuttle details visit the Spokane Shuttle webpage.

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