Big White is pleased to announce that it will be open for the 07-08 season on Friday at 8:45 AM. The Ridge Rocket Express and Plaza Chairs will be open to service Hummingbird, Highway 33 and Easy Out. As well, Lara's gondola will also be operating from the Happy Valley Day Lodge bringing people up to the Village Centre Mall. Parking is recommended in the Happy Valley parking lot as it will provide the best access to the mountain.
Tickets can be purchased at the Village Centre Mall, the Ridge Day Lodge, the Happy Valley Day Lodge and will be provided at an early season discount of 25% off. There will be a number of food/beverage and resort service facilities open including the Happy Valley cafeteria.
Lift Schedule Commencing Friday:
- The Plaza Chair and Ridge Rocket will be open from 8:45am to 3:30pm daily
- Lara's Gondola will run from 7:45am daily. It will close at 10:00pm on Friday and Saturday, and then at 5:00pm starting on Sunday
Please be reminded that early season hazards exist, conditions are marginal and will improve with more snow. Be cautious and ski/ride with attention and care - stay on open runs only. Blair Ireland, Director of Guest Services, reminds parents with young children and those with new equipment to ski and ride with extreme caution.
The Big White ticket office in the Village Centre is OPEN from 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday. The downtown office at 1894 Ambrosi Rd. is OPEN Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 4:30pm. Either place can help with season pass pickup or purchase. Big White's on-mountain Administration Office is currently OPEN Mon through Fri from 8:00am to 4:30pm.
- Central Mountain Check-In located in the Village Centre Mall will be OPEN 7 days a week from 8am to 4:30pm.
- Snowshoe Sam's Pub is OPEN daily, 7 days a week, from 11:00pm to 1:00am with food service from 11:00am to 10:00pm.
- Beanos Coffee Shop in the Village Centre is OPEN 7days a week from 7:00am to 4:00pm.
- The Soup Stone Café & Bistro, located in Trappers Crossing, is now open 7 days a week for breakfasts and lunches from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm.
- Peaks Gift store is OPEN from 10:00am to 4:00pm until Saturday November 24th and will close until the season opens.
- Ski Dazzle and the Village Rider will OPEN on Saturday November 24th. They will be OPEN from 10:00am to 4:00pm 7 days a week until further notice.
- The Market at Big White is OPEN Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sundays from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The Deli, grocery, and liquor sales will be up and running. There is no DVD rental at present.
- The Copper Kettle Grill and The Snowghost Lounge located in the White Crystal Inn will be OPEN 7 days a week from 9:00am to 9:00pm.
- Raakel's in the Das Hofbrauhaus will be OPEN 7 days a week from 11:00am to 1:00am with food service from 11:00am to 9:00pm.
- Carver's Restaurant located in the Inn at Big White will be OPEN 7 days a week from 11:00am to 10:00pm.