Be part of the magic with one of Canada’s best kept ski secrets. 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 132 marked runs; the progressive terrain is perfect for learning, with lots of steep and deep terrain on the back side of the mountain which offers an uncrowded paradise of over 1,900 acres of black and double black diamond runs.
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 magical all season long.
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.
The 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:
- 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.
- Make the most of breathtaking views with the largest daily groomed cross-country tracks in Canada
Kids Ski Free
Kids 12 & under ski free with every paying adult all season long!
(blackout dates and other conditions may apply)
Best travel dates to save $$
Best dates to get freshies
Best dates for bluebird days
Chilcoot Lodge, SilverStar
Creekside Condominiums, Silver Star
Discounted lodging with ski-in/ski-out access
Lord Aberdeen Lodge, SilverStar
Silverstar Vacation Homes, Silver Star
Comfortable, cozy & affordable
Silver Creek Hotel, Silver Star
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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