I'm at Crescendo now, getting ready for this season's November opening. It dumped about 1 1/2 feet of new snow over the last day. Above is the view, right now, from Crescendo's Great Room. With the forecast calling for more snow almost every day for the next 7 to 10 days, the 2020/2021 ski season is getting ready to open
A colder than normal winter and heavy snow was predicted by the Canadian Farmer’s Almanac – calling it ‘The Winter of the Great Divide. Wet, white, and wild in the West.” While some may find those words ominous, at Crescendo, that means an amazing ski season is in store for you at Big White.
Crescendo is once again a finalist for Canada’s Best Ski Chalet 2020. Thanks to you, at the World Ski Awards in Kitzbühel, Austria, Crescendo was announced as being the 2019 winner of the Best Ski Chalet Canada. It’s was an honor winning the award in 2019 and we would love a repeat performance. You ca
Big White Ski Resort is more than a winter paradise, it’s also a summer getaway with many summer activities your entire family can enjoy. With social distancing measures in place, it’s still easy to have fun outdoors, and do it safely. You can still enjoy hiking, golf, mountain biking, and horseback ri
Last year (on 22 November 2019) in Kitzbühel, Austria, Crescendo was announced to be the winner of the 2019 Word Ski Award for Best Ski Chalet. Yep, we took home the 2019 Oscar! Once again, Crescendo has made it to the finals. Please vote for Crescendo for the 2020 Oscar by clicking here. ...
Crescendo - The Cover Story & The Fashion Photoshoot Crescendo is making headlines again as our luxury Big White ski chalet features on the cover story of the January/February 2020 issue of Boulevard Magazine. It was a pleasure to host the magazine for their stunning shoot, and they were full of praise for Crescendo, stat
Recently, Reader's Digest came out with their list of the 14 Best Ski Resorts WORLDWIDE, and Big White came in at #2. Nope, Whistler didn't even make the cut. Interestingly, Snowbird (Utah) came in at #6. Before discovering Big White, Snowbird was my go to ski resort. At one time, in fact, we had made a bid on
If you've EVER considered Spring Skiing ... this spring is YOUR YEAR! It's only early February, and already Big White has received a record snowfall. As of today, Big White’s cumulative snowfall is at 641 cm (more than 21 feet). Big White’s alpine base, in fact, is at 302 cm, which is nearly 10 feet. Needless-
Flash ALERT Specials! During Ski Season, we will be offering special pricing for specific days that have not yet been booked: typically - where there are very specific gaps of only a few days; or - where the booking date is close to the check-in date (i.e., within 1 to 2 weeks). Specials are always advertised in this manner, so