This charming resort offers a big mountain experience with small town charm you are sure to love. Champagne powder and varied terrain attracts every kind of skier and snowboarder to BC’s third largest ski area.
SilverStar has four distinct mountain faces and 128 runs; the progressive terrain is perfect for learning. But don’t be fooled by the quaint town and great learning area - the backside of this mountain offers an uncrowded paradise of over 1,900 acres of steep and deep, black and double black diamond runs. When purchasing
SilverStar village is renowned for its colourful buildings and ski-through main street. At night the trees and buildings are adorned with lights making it feel like Christmas all season.
- Family friendly
- Village charm
|Season||November to April|
|Average Snowfall||7 metres|
|Vertical Drop||2,500 ft|
|Ski Area||3,065 acres|
|Terrain||20% beginner, 50% intermediate, 30% advanced|
SilverStar Lift Pass
The SilverStar Lift Pass offers so much more than access to the mountain, you can also enjoy any or all of these activities:
- Make the most of breathtaking views and unlimited access to 55km of groomed, world-class Nordic trails.
- Explore a magical 16 km network of dedicated snowshoe trails through forests of giant Christmas trees.
- Play ice hockey or enjoy a romantic lap on a frozen mountain pond.
- Laugh with your friends and family as you speed downhill on tubes at Tube Town Adventure Park.
- Try rolling along 15km of snow trails on an all-new Fat Bike.
The accommodation at Silverstar is mostly ski-in/ski-out and ranges from budget standard to beautiful vacation homes that can sleep up to 17 people. It is also common for Silverstar condos to have private hot tubs and balconies.
Accommodation for peak season (Christmas – end of January) books out far in advance, we’d recommend booking in accommodation 6 months prior to departure.
SilverStar Ski Packages
To learn more about SilverStar request a quote below or call to chat to one of our knowledgeable consultants. We can help your plan and tailor a SilverStar ski holiday package to suit your budget and preferences. From flights to transfers and lift tickets, we've got you covered.
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Vance Creek Hotel, SilverStar
1 FREE NIGHT + 1 FREE DAY SKIING
Firelight Lodge, SilverStar
1 FREE NIGHT + KIDS SKI FREE
Snowbird Lodge, SilverStar
1 FREE NIGHT + 1 FREE DAY SKIING
Silver Creek Lodge, SilverStar
1 FREE NIGHT + 1 FREE DAY LIFT PASS
How to get there
The closest airport is Kelowna. When flying from Australia one stopover is required, the fastest route is to Vancouver (YVR) and then onto Kelowna (YLW). Flight time is approximately 14 hours to Vancouver and 55 minutes from Vancouver to Kelowna. Vancouver makes a great stopover, we love spending a couple of days exploring the city before heading to the slopes.
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The drive from Kelowna Airport to SilverStar is approximately 55 minutes. Car hire, transfers and bus options are available. We recommend booking a transfer as you will not need a car once you arrive at SilverStar.
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7 day guide to SilverStar
If you are new to SilverStar start your holiday with a complimentary tour of the mountain with our friendly and informative ski and snowboard Mountain Hosts. who offer their knowledge of the best runs, hidden treasures and easy access routes back to your ski-in / ski-out accommodation. Tours leave daily at 12:00pm in the main street of the village outside the SilverStar SnowSports School.
Look for our friendly Mountain Hosts in the centre of the village and on the trails. Ski and Snowboard Mountain Hosts wear yellow jackets. Cross country and Fat Bike Mountain Hosts wear blue jackets.
There are 4 faces of SilverStar, and three of those faces are located on what is more commonly referred to as the Front Side of the mountain.
Vance Creek – Here you will find progressive terrain that all skiers and boarders can enjoy, from green cruisers - like “Far Out” to more undulating blue groomed runs that will become your “go to” favourites by the end of the week – you will love all “the Dippers” “and “Whiskey Jack.”
Silver Woods - A treasure trove of nice open and undulating blue groomers, and enticing gladed tree skiing runs, with a couple of challenging blacks. On powder days the tree runs become the perfect playground for all ability levels.
Attridge - The Alpine Meadows Chair is sometimes a forgotten area, as many people gravitate towards the Comet Express and the Powder Gulch Express (on the backside). The Attridge area has a great mix for beginners, intermediates, and also some fun black runs.
Take a Lesson with one of the Pro’s at the SilverStar SnowSports School. The quickest way to improve your skills is to learn from the best. The SnowSports School offer a great range of lesson options and packages to suit every level of skier and snowboarder.
For those looking to explore other attractions on the mountain why not try some of the non-ski activities like on-mountain yoga classes, ten pin bowling or horse drawn sleigh rides.
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