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Page Title: Silver Star Mountain Resort
Page Synopsis: An overview of Silver Star Mountain Resort, British Columbia. Dining options, mountain facts, and lodging accommodations.



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Silver Star Mountain Resort Facts


Silver Star British Columbia
Photo: Tourism BC
Silver Star Mountain Resort
Box 3002
Silver Star Mountain, BC
Canada V1B 3M1
Call (250) 542-0224 or 1-800-663-4431
Fax (250) 542-1236
Email: 
star@skisilverstar.com
Web: 
www.silverstarmtn.com

Location:  
22 km (12 mi) northeast of Vernon, BC on Silver Star Road. Shuttle available from Kelowna Airport to Silver Star.  
        
Winter Hours of Operation:  
Day skiing  8:30am – 3:30pm 
Night skiing  3:30pm – 8:00pm 
Thursday to Saturday. Night skiing times vary at different times of the season. 
  
Length of Season:  
Winter: mid-November - mid-April
Summer: June 26 - Sept 5, 2004  
 
Area:  2,725 Skiable Acres  
 
Elevation:  
Top   1,915m (6,280 ft.) 
Bottom   1,155m (3,780 ft.)
Village   1,609m (5,280 ft.)
Vertical Drop    760m (2,500 ft.) 
  

Silver Star
Photo: Tourism BC
 Average Snowfall:  
Over 700 cm (23 ft) annually  
 
Lifts:  
10 lifts including
 
Chairlifts:
1 Six Pack Express
1 Detachable Quad
1 Fixed Grip Quad
1 Double Chair

Surface:  
2 T-Bars
2 Beginners Magic Carpets

Tubing:
2 Tube Lifts
 
Total Uphill Capacity:  
13,000 skiers/boarders per hour  
 
Runs:  
   107 marked downhill trails   
   20% Easiest
   50% More Difficult
   20% Most Difficult
   10% Extreme
   longest run 8 kms (5 miles)  
  

Silver Star BC Snowboarding
Photo: Silver Star/Don Weixl
Snowboarding:
1 Half Pipe, 1 Boardercross track, aerial training site, race centre, and a terrain park  
 
Cross Country:  
55 km of trails groomed and track set daily with state of the art grooming equipment. 4 km lit track for night skiing. Optional lift-access to upper trails. Two fully certified biathlon ranges.   
 
Ski and Weather Conditions:  
Vernon (250) 542-1745
Salmon Arm (250) 832-1181
Kelowna (250) 860-7827


  
Retail:  
4 retail stores, rental shop, and repair shop, all located in the village centre. You’ll find something for everyone from clothing or ski equipment to unique gifts and souvenirs   
 
Accommodation:  
8 hotels and over 100 vacation homes available in our on-mountain village with ski-in and ski-out access. Over 3,200 beds on-mountain.   
 
Restaurants and Bars:  
14 food and beverage outlets located on-mountain from family & formal dining, to cafes, cafeterias, pubs, bars and lounges. 
    
Ski and Snowboard School:  
Over 100 qualified instructors. Ski, snowboard, Nordic & telemark. Private and group lessons. Special improvement camps. Ladies Day, 50+ Day.
lessons@skisilverstar.com   
 
Daycare:  
Daycare available daily 8:00am to 4:00pm for children newborn - 6 years. Reservation required  
 
Ski Partners:  
Complimentary ski, snowboard and cross country mountain tours offered 9.30am and 1.15pm daily. Meet in the Village   
 
Activities:
   Tube Town
   Outdoor Skating
   Snowmobiling
   Mini Z Snowmobile Park
   Sleigh Rides 
   Snowshoeing
   Day Spa
   Weekly Events
   Scenic Helicopter Flights
   Indoor Rock Climbing
   Fitness Centre
  
Amenities:    
   General/Deli/Liquor Store
   Laundromat
   ATM 
   Lockers
   Internet Access
   Rental Shop 
   Ski and Board Repair Shop





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