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Situated just 22 km (12 miles) northeast of Vernon, BC, in the breathtaking Okanagan Valley, Silver Star is certain to leave a lasting impression.  The quaint pedestrian-only village offers a burst of color set against the champagne powder backdrop, offering visitors trendy boutiques and comforting dining options in which to enjoy.  Apres ski entertainment ranges from family-friendly movies shown on the big screen of the NATC to the more lively experience of The Saloon, promising themed evenings and good times. 

On the slopes, visitors are certain to be impressed by the awesome display of vertical descent.  12 lifts deliver an impressive 14,000 skiers and riders to the 115 immaculately groomed trails each hour, ensuring time is spent where it matters most.  Whether novice or professional, visitors are certain to find the appropriate run to suit their needs; beginners will appreciate the wide open spaces that can be found in Vance Creek, while Putnam Creek offers challenging black diamond runs to maneuver down suitable for the more advanced.  For those looking to freestyle, TELUS Park, a progressive terrain park, provides Silver Star visitors with the flexibility to learn at their own pace.  Complete with an aerial training site, regular half pipe and all the table tops, rails and spines one can handle, TELUS Park is a must-do for any terrain park enthusiast. 

Off the slopes, Adventure Park provides further mountain excitement, appropriate for all ages and skill.  From the fast-paced fun of Tube Town to the romantic hand-in-hand skating that Brewer’s Pond offers, Silver Star proudly captures the true essence of the classic ski resort.

Silver Star Mountain Resort Facts

Location
22 km (12 mi) northeast of Vernon, BC on Silver Star Road
Shuttle available from Kelowna Airport to Silver Star

Hours Of Operation

  • Late November to mid-April
  • Day skiing: 8:30 am–3:30 pm
  • Night skiing: 3:30 pm–8:00 pm Friday & Saturday
  • Night skiing times vary at different times of the season

Annual Snowfall 
Over 700 cm (23 ft) annually

Lifts

  • Chairlifts
    • 1 Six Pack Express
    • 2 Detachable Quads
    • 2 Fixed Grip Quads
    • 1 Double Chair
  • Surface
    • 1 T-Bar
    • 3 Beginners Magic Carpets
  • Tubing
    • 2 Tube Lifts

 

Total Uphill Capacity
14,000 skiers/boarders per hour

Elevation
Top 1,915 m (6,280 ft.) 
Bottom 1,155 m (3,780 ft.) 
Village 1,609 m (5,280 ft.)

Runs

  • 115 Marked Downhill Trails
  • 15% Easiest
  • 40% More Difficult
  • 35% Most Difficult
  • 10% Extreme

Longest Run
8 km (5 miles)

Silver Star Mountain Resort Activites

Silver Star Aerial Training

Aerial Training Site

For the truly daring, Silver Star built this aerial training site to give professionals the big air that they are after.



Silver Star Cross Country Skiing

Cross-Country Skiing

Having had national teams from United States, Norway and Finland train on Silver Star’s premier cross-country trails, visitors are certain to be impressed with the Nordic skiing to be experienced here.



Silver Star Dinner Tours

Dinner Tours

From a 12 passenger snow-cat to a guided snowshoe tour, the options seem limitless.  After making their way to an enchanting cabin-setting, visitors feast on a delicious offering of food and wine.  Return transportation to the village by horse-drawn sleigh is typical.



Silver Star Mogul Race Course

Dual Moguls Race Course

The site of the 2004 Jr. National Freestyle Championship, the dual moguls race course offers thrill-seekers 275 m (902 ft) of excitement.  Complete with wireless timing, this FIS-certified course ensures fast-paced adventure for those who accept the challenge.



Silver Star Sleigh Ride

Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride

To complete the magical feel that Silver Star is known for, guests board a horse-drawn sleigh and tour through the frosty landscape and deep powder surrounding the resort.  Lasting anywhere from 20 minutes to a full hour, this charming tour is available seven days a week.



Silver Star Mini Sleds

Mini Sleds

Geared to children ages 7-12, these action-packed miniature snowmobiles give youngsters the chance to maneuver through a specially-designed motocross-type course.



Silver Star National Altitude Training Centre

National Altitude Training Centre

Home to a rock-climbing wall, a state-of-the-art fitness room, day spa, auditorium and waxing room, the NATC combines indoor activity and essential elements.



Silver Star Night Skiing

Night Skiing

A completely different take on what Silver Star has to offer during the day, night skiing is bound to leave skiers and riders breathless.  From mid-December until mid-March, guests flock to the hills to enjoy some under-the-lights fun.



Silver Star Terrain Park

Terrain Park

Following the popularity of Big White, Silver Star has designed its very own progressive 16 acre terrain park.  Allowing freestylers to advance at their own pace, TELUS Park is equipped with an amazing mix of boxes, rails and spines.



Silver Star Tube Town

Tube Town

Aimed to please all age categories, Tube Town offers guests a fast-paced, fun-filled, giggly good time. For added enjoyment, Silver Star is pleased to offer a Tube Lift, ensuring visitors can spend more of their valuable time sliding down over and over again.


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