People come from all over the world to experience the deep and fluffy powder snow that falls in and around Nelson each winter. Nelson offers BC’s largest selection of heli ski, snowcat, and backcountry lodges, Nelson is a great powder destination. The City of Nelson itself offers great accommodations, excellent food and boasts a cultural and party scene that some say rivals that of San Francisco.
Only 30 minutes from Nelson, Whitewater Ski & Winter Resort offers and exceptional ski experience. For the past 40 years, local alpine enthusiasts have gathered together at Whitewater to enjoy the deep snow, meet new friends and build great memories. Slow lifts, great food and the special charm of a locals ski hill creates a very rich experience. Slack country touring is perhaps the best in Canada terrain variety that caters to everyone and lift placement that works for quick loops.