SilverStar Mountain Resort Opens for 2018/19 Winter Season

SilverStar Mountain Resort opened November 24th with over 2,000 guests to mark the opening of the winter season. The blue sky day and excited crowds added to the fun in celebrating the opening of the new Des Schumann Gondola.

Director of Sales & Marketing Ian Jenkins commented “Recent snowfall and a delayed opening of the resort meant better conditions on the slope”.

Operations Director Brad Baker described recent snowfall on the hill “was just enough for our groomers to work their magic and create early season skiing on the upper half of the mountain for our guests”.

Temperatures stayed below freeing all day on the hill with the sun coming out early-mid morning creating a perfect combination for resort guests.

The resort is set to open more terrain and lifts as the season continues.

About SilverStar Mountain Resort
Award-winning SilverStar Mountain Resort is located in the heart of British Columbia’s Thompson Okanagan region.  Less than a one-hour drive from Kelowna International Airport (YLW), SilverStar is one of BC’s largest ski areas offering 3,282 acres of skiable terrain, a 760 metre vertical drop and annual snowfall of more than 700cm. Recognized as one of Canada’s best destination mountains, SilverStar’s intimate, colourful, mid-mountain village provides true slope-side lodging. A year-round mountain destination, SilverStar’s Bike Park is ranked as one of the premier downhill mountain bike facilities in North America (

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