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Big Red Cats

...................................................................................... Big Red Cats

Big Red Cats P.O. Box 742
Rossland, BC

Ph: 250-362-2271

Email: ski@bigredcatskiing.com
Website: http://www.bigredcats.com

THE POWDER THE PASSION
Some of the best gladed cat powder skiing in the world, less than an hour from Whitewater!
Why Big Red Cats?

  • Safety - qualified guides, and we exceed industry operating standards, as one of only a few operations to have a full time snow safety team, as well as 2 or 3 guides in the cat
  • Huge and varied terrain - Over 600 named runs, on 8 main peaks with a series of ridglines.   We use all of our 20,000 acres of terrain.
  • Separate trips for experts, advanced, and intermediate skiers and riders - this means that you generally ski with people going at the same speed: experts get the super steeps, pillows and cliffs they enjoy, while intermediates can cruise along in bowls and spaced trees, without performance anxiety
  • Small-group option for 3:1 guest to guide ratio (ask us about our small group cat skiing)
  • We are one of the largest cat ski operations in the world, with the terrain, safety program, and maintenance to back that up.  Where else do they regularly run three cats, sometimes four, plus a 5th backup?
  • Super fast cats - PB300's are the best in the business.  More skiing, no waiting around, and they go all the way to the top!
  • Access --located less than 1 hour from Nelson and Whitewater.   
  • Flexibility - book one day, six days, or alternate with resort skiing at whitewater - you can mix your cat skiing with resort days, have some group members cat ski while others are at the resort
  • Great value - we have the best price and quality mix, and we DO provide rain cheques and resort options, so you're guaranteed to ski or ride.   
  • Prices from C$399 per day.  Book Now!

Location and Terrain 
We are located between Whitewater and Red Mountain in the Monashee range in B.C. Below are some statistics and numbers:
  • 600 named runs that we ski - a number of these can be skied 2-3 times spread out over 8 peaks and a bunch of ridgelines
  • 3,200 vertical feet is our longest run
  • 1,400 vertical feet is our average run length - average is longer for expert and advanced days
  • experts 11-14 runs, advanced 10-12 runs, Intermediate 8-10 runs per day
  • Our run mix is 35% Double Black, 50% Black runs, and 15% Blue runs
  • 30% of our runs are open, 40% are nicely spaced glades (we have the best glade cat skiing in the world), and 30% is good tree skiing
  • We ski on every aspect of our runs - 30% east, 20% north, 25% west and 25% south

Packages

Deep Powder Package

This incredible powder getaway will allow you to warm up for 2 days at Whitewater, before heading over to Big Red Cats for one day of blissful snow cat skiing. Spend three nights at the hotel of your choice.
Prices starting at $657 pp/dbl

Kootenay Powder Sampler Package
Find out what makes the Kootenays so special by experiencing the most unforgettable ski vacation of a lifetime. This unique package combines some of the best things that Nelson has to offer: 2 days skiing at Canada's best kept secret of a ski resort Whitewater, 1 day catskiing with Big Red Cats, and a well deserved soak at the famous Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort!  
4 days of activities combined with 4 night stay at the hotel of your choice.
Prices starting at $703 pp/dbl




More Vacation Packages can be booked directly through Big Red Cats. For more details click on the following links: 

What's New at Big Red Cats
Over the last 2 years Big Red Cats has opened another 60 new runs - and opened a new restaurant Fresh where you can enjoy watching photos and video from your cat skiing day. 

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"Been skiing here for a few years now and it never disappoints. Fresh powder, piles of steep tree runs and little to no lift lines. There is also some awesome back country accessible terrain all around. One of the best places to ski in the world for sure."
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