Elevate your stay in Nelson this summer. The Hummingbird Lodge & Campground is now open!

Facts & Stats

Powder Magazine calls Whitewater "one of the best powder mountains on the continent" and Ski Canada has rated Whitewater as having the Best Deeps, Best Bowls, and Best Glades. Don't just take their word for it, come experience it for yourself!

Fast Stats Metric Imperial
Average Snowfall 1200 cm 40 ft
Vertical Drop 614 m 2014 ft
In-Bounds Terrain 529 ha 1307 acres
Total Skiable Terrain 1314 ha 3247 acres
Base Elevation 1630 m 5348 ft
Summit Elevation 2002 m 6568 ft
Glory Elevation 2003 m 6571 ft
Silver King Elevation 1900 m 6250 ft
Raven / Yutlx / Qukin Chair Elevation 2063 m 6768 ft
Ymir Peak Elevation 2393 m 7851 ft
Average Winter Temperature -8° C 18° F
Cell Service/Wifi None None
Facts & Stats

Lift System

Uphill lift capacity: 5700 people/hour

Silver King Chair Double Chair
Raven / Yutlx / Qukin Chair Quad Chair
Summit Chair Quad Chair
Glory Ridge Chair Triple Chair
Hummer Handle Tow


Number of Runs 97
Longest Run 4.4 km
Green Runs 9 (9%)
Blue Runs 28 (29%)
Black Diamond Runs 51 (53%)
Double Black Diamond Runs 9 (9%)

Nordic & Multi-Use Trails

6.1 km of trails for skate skiing, classic skiing, snow shoeing, and snow biking.

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