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Voted #1 ski resort in the Okanagan!
Three years in a row, and we are not planning on breaking that streak any time soon! Come out and experience why our guests vote us so high!
Ski Canada official site: Silver Star Mountain Resort, British Columbia Victorian Charm and Great Powder
Silver Star's famous powder and friendly staff bring visitors back to this charming resort over and over. Nestled in the Canadian Rockies, the resort offers 3,269 skiable acres and a vertical drop of 2,500 feet. The resort's Victorian village, with brightly colored wooden buildings, creates a special atmosphere for relaxation, dining, and shopping.
The resort enjoys an annual snowfall of over 23 feet of light, dry snow. The mountain itself offers two distinct faces, providing varied terrain for skiers and snowboarding of every level. The Vance Creek side of the mountain offers groomed, smooth cruising runs with wide-open spaces, best for beginners and intermediates. The Putnam Creek side offers the most challenging runs with more than 60 runs providing a variety of terrain including excellent black runs.
The only Canadian ski resort to be invited to join the Powder Alliance
The Powder Alliance is an exclusive collection of resorts renowned for having some of the best powder stashes on the continent. Silver Star passholders now receive free ski days at 12 Powder Alliance resorts – that’s over 20,000 acres and 10,000 cm of additional powder included in our alpine season passes this year!
Dive Fish Snow Travel: An Intimate Pedestrian Village
Silver Star is a great place for individuals, couples or families, offering a full range of slopes and accommodation to cater for everyone's needs. Silver Star offers 2,500 vertical feet of groomed snow fields, a mild winter climate and a bounty of snow, approximately 570 cm per season. The longest runs are over 8 kms, which gives you an idea of the size of this resort. There are uncrowded chair lifts and 2725 acres especially for 'off piste' adventure skiing. The relatively low altitude of Silver Star won't take away your breath, but the scenery will!
For up to date information on events and activities at Silver Star, such as "Over the hill downhill - Canada's oldest recreational downhill race", please check here.
Silver Star's Victorian pedestrian village is nestled at the base of the mountain. Walk down the snow covered paths lined with colourful, quaint victorian style shops, restaurants and hotels, every one with its own turn of the century architecture. Enjoy the peaceful sounds of horse drawn carriages and the crunch of snow under your feet - truly the sounds of a magical winter holiday.
For more resort information see the Silver Star Resort web site Silver Star Ski Resort
Silver Star Travel Guides
Silver Star Travel Guide
- Silver Star Mountain Resort is in the Okanagan Valley on the edge of the famous Monashee Mountains and is located 22km NE of Vernon, British Columbia. Owner Direct Vacation Rentals offers a wide variety of Silver Star lodging. Silver Star's two mountain faces ensure that skiers or boarders of all abilities will find what they need. The Vance Creek side offers long, rolling cruisers; the Putnam Creek side is a little wilder with groomed and ungroomed double-blacks, glades and bumps. ... read more