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Christmas comes early to Big White with big snowfalls, Stay 8 nights from $945 pp, travel tips and more....
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Christmas has come early at Big White with exceptional snowfalls for November/December. With the impressive accumulation now at 212cm and an alpine base of 128cm, it is certainly going to be a BIG WHITE Christmas, and we wish everyone a safe and happy holiday, whilst enjoying the fabulous champagne powder conditions.
Merry Christmas
Sue Thorley
Seasons Greetings from Stonebridge Lodge at Big White



Ski Better this season
Big Turns : Tight Spaces – A great video demonstration to improve your descent in tight situations, courtesy of SkiMag.com, view here  
 
It’s not too late to ask Santa for new skis this Christmas. To assist Santa and his helpers,  OnTheSnow.com have published ‘2012-2013 Editors' Choice Skis’, view here and pass on to Santa.
 
You will ski better if you stay warm and comfortable and powdermag.com have listed 2013’s Best Jackets to Look Good, Feel Good

Travel Tips
Airline Baggage Limits updated
Keen skier David Walsh contacted us after the last e-letter item “Excess Baggage – The Facts and $$$’ with some great input regarding Delta Airlines from his travel experiences, read more plus the updated travel information at Travel Tips

More and direct Flights to BC start this week
Access to Big White Ski Resort  gets even easier this week. Air Canada’s additional flights will operate from Sydney from 14th December, 2012  - 30 January, 2013.
United Airlines commences it’s Los Angeles to Kelowna direct flights from 19th December, 2012.

'Tis the season for festivals and events
Here are just a few ideas if you are planning a stopover in Vancouver: See real reindeers at The Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain, marvel at the  Festival of Lights, Van Dusen Botanical Gardens, and bask in the canyon lights along the Capilano Suspension Bridge.  If you are able to take a trip across to Victoria, on Vancouver Island, we highly recommend The Magic of Christmas at The Butchart Gardens.

Stocking Filler - Mission Hill Culinary workshops
You may not be aware that Kelowna, gateway to Big White Ski Resort  is in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, Canada's award winning wine growing region, and Mission Hill Family Estate Winery is a "must see". Their exquisite food and wine pairing culinary workshops are now available online, and make the perfect Christmas gift. The Winter workshops run from January 8th to February 26th. Transfers can be arranged via Discover Okanagan Tours.
 


Big White Calendar - Key Events  Here are a few highlights for the Festive Season from the Big White Calendar.
  • Dec 24th: Christmas Eve Parade
  • Dec 25th: Ski and snowboard with Santa
  • Dec 27th-28th: Cruz the Blues
  • Dec 30th: World Snowboard Day
  • Dec 31st:New Year's Eve, activities at Happy Valley and Fireworks display
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Stonebridge Lodge at Big White
Celebrate Australia Day at Big White from A$945
Our luxury Stonebridge Lodge Resort Condo (SB2404) is available January 24 to February 1. From just $945 per person for 8 nights accommodation, this is great value for a family of four, or two couples, plus you can celebrate Australia Day 2013 in the snow...always a favourite in Big White Village. Contact us for a quote.26th January - Australia Day on snow at Big White






What's new at Big White
With the 2012-13 season now well underway, here are three great new initiatives unveiled by Big White Ski Resort:
Wi Fi at Telus ParkWi Fi now available at Telus Park, Big White Ski Resort
Flaik -a GPS tracking system that will let parents “re-live” their child’s day on the mountain, view the location of their child at any time via a smart phone app and more....
Complimentary Cross Country Snow Host Tours


Big White Features in SkiMag.com "Focus - The Best Photos of the Year, 2012"   view here 


Q & A's
We've had some enquiries about Ice Climbing at Big White. Yes there is a purpose built 60 foot high Ice Climbing Tower. It is an activity for all fitness levels, for everyone looking for an adventure. Read more, including video..

Aussie Dollar remains strong
Take advantage of the strong Australian dollar and lock in your Stonebridge at Big White ski package now, whilst $1AUD = $1.04CDN.  Surprise someone you love with the ultimate Christmas gift. Packages available all season long. Contact us today.


6 Degrees Bistro @ Stonebridge  - now open

Stonebridge Lodge Resort's very own restaurant located slopeside on the Ground Floor in Building 2 is now open for lunch and dinner.  For bookings, call
250 4911716.
  Read more...

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