Whitewater Ski Resort is a winter mountain recreation destination, most popular for skiing and snowboarding, located southeast of the community of Nelson, BC in the Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. The mountain is home to the Whitewater Winter Resort.
The alpine mountain is a popular destination for skiing, snowboarding, heli skiing and snow cat skiing in the winter months. Other winter activities enjoyed near the mountain include cross country skiing and snowmobiling.
The Whitewater Winter Resort enjoys a vertical of 396 metres attracting local and visiting skiers and snowboarders to the mountain. The mountain terrain covers 478 hectares (1180 acres) and is covered with 78 ski runs and a rail park.
The ski runs on the mountain cater to all skiers and boarders of all skill levels. On the mountain 12% of the ski runs are designed for beginners, 32% for intermediate, 44% for advanced and 12% expert.
Some of the beginner runs on the mountain include Upper Concentrator, Little Mucker and Sluice Box trails. Some of the black diamond runs include Kootenay Belle, Jack Leg Glades and Enchanted Forest.
The ski runs and snow activities are serviced by 4 lifts on the mountain including 2 doubles, 1 triple chair and one handle tow.
All services are in the community of Nelson which is 15 minutes away. Services on the mountain are limited. There is a lodge, a restaurant, coffee shop, pub, bank machine, rental shop and lessons.
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