Located along the Powder Highway, just a short drive from the eclectic city of Nelson, lays Whitewater Ski Resort. Enjoy world-class skiing with a local ski hill vibe at Whitewater. This Kootenay mountain hideaway, near the historic lakeside town of Nelson, has some of the deepest powder around. With a dependable dry snow accumulation that totals more than 12 meters (40 feet) per season over 623 vertical metres (2044 vertical feet), Whitewater boasts uncrowded slopes with family-friendly groomers, remarkable steeps, top of the line tree-skiing and endless backcountry. There is something for everybody.