Skiing in the Okanagan

The Okanagan offers some of the best nordic and alpine skiing in Canada with a perfect climate for champagne powder; very light, dry, and smooth snow, which many regard as the best snow for skiing. Mountains in the Okanagan usually see an average daytime temperature of -5°C and average of over 23 ft of snow with a ski season running from mid-November through to mid-April.


Okanagan Winter Climate

Averages as recorded by Big White Ski Resort between 2012-2017

2012-2017      Average Temp      Total Snowfall
November -3.5°C (25.7°F) 99cm (39.0")
December -8.9°C (15.9°F) 171.1cm (67.4")
January -6.2°C (20.8°F) 129.4cm (50.9")
February -6.8°C (19.7°F) 113.9cm (44.8")
March -3.8°C (25.16°F) 160.9cm (63.3")
April -1°C (30.2°F) 56.0cm (22.0")


SilverStar Mountain Resort

SilverStar is located northeast of Vernon; approximately a 45-minute drive from Predator Ridge. SilverStar is British Columbia's 3rd largest ski resort boasting over 3,282 acres of ski & snowboard terrain over four distinct mountain faces. They offer 132 runs and access to 55 kilometres (34 miles) of Nordic trails.

We are excited to work with SilverStar again this season.  Experience a true “Ski-in, ski-out, mid mountain village and all of the amenities they have to offer.  Take advantage of the SilverStar “My1Pass Full-day Alpine Lift Ticket” which gives you unlimited access to skiing, snowboarding, tubing, skating, SilverStar's cross-country skiing, snowshoe and fat bike trails.  P, via the Silverstar Website, or in-resort window rates.

Residents and Resort guests can save 10% off the ticket window price of a "My1Pass Full Day Alpine Lift Ticket", by purchasing your lift pass directly from the Predator Ridge Front Desk in the Lodge.

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Throughout the winter, the Predator Ridge Winter Club meets up at Silver Start as a social means to link Homeowners within the community.  The club includes downhill skiers, nordic skiers and snowshoers alike. Shuttle services are available.


2020/21 Discounted SilverStar Lift Passes

We are pleased to be offering discounted Regular Season Single Day Ski and Snowboard Tickets for SilverStar Mountain Resort.  These “My1Pass” Ticket give you unlimited access to skiing, snowboarding, tubing, skating, SilverStar's cross-country skiing, snowshoe and fat bike trails.  Tickets are available directly from the Predator Ridge Front Desk in the Lodge.  Peak Season vouchers will be available to purchase, however, there is no discount – it is more of a convenience to redeem at the kiosk rather than waiting in long lines at the ticket window.



Product      My1 Alpine Daily Regular Season Window Rates      My1 Alpine Daily Peak Season Rates  Discount 10% Regular Season Sell Rates  Peak Season Sell Rates No Discount 
 Adult 1-Day (19 - 64)        
 Senior 1-Day (65+)        
 Youth 1-Day (13-18)        
 Child 1-Day (6 - 12)        


* Prices exclude applicable GST.  No discounted tickets available during Peak Season. Peak Season  Dates:  December 21, 2019 - January 5, 2020 and February 13, 2020 - February 19, 2020.


Big White Ski Resort

Big White is located just southeast of Kelowna; approximately a 1 hour 20 minute drive from Predator Ridge. Big White is Canada's largest totally ski-in, ski-out ski resort and is also known as Canada's favourite family resort.  Big White boasts over 2,765 acres of skiable terrain, 118 designated alpine trails and over 25 km (16 miles) of nordic ski trails.

More than half of the runs at Big White are for intermediate skiers, and non-skiers have a ton of options. Watch little faces light up on a dogsledding adventure, or as they slide downhill in the tube park. Snowmobiles are available for all sizes, with special mini snowmobiles for kids. And you can’t leave without tackling the 18-metre (60-foot) ice climbing tower.

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Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre

If you are into nordic skiing, you will love Sovereign Lake; North America's largest cross country ski centre. Sovereign Lake is located northeast of Vernon; approximately a 40-minute drive from Predator Ridge.

Recently the Sovereign Nordic Club merged its trails with SilverStar and the result is over 105km of daily groomed trails, making it the largest continuously groomed network of cross-country ski trails in Canada. High elevation and mild winter temperatures provide a perfect recreation area to explore. World-class grooming and outstanding early and late season ski conditions continue to provide some of the best cross-country skiing in the world.

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