Nelson and area is world renowned for its exceptional skiing and boarding conditions. Its deep, pure powder snow is legendary. At centre stage is Whitewater Ski Resort which is a 20-minute drive from town. It gets over 12 metres …yes that’s 40 feet…of light, dry, powder every season. Offering over 623 metres / 2044 feet of steeps, deeps, chutes, bowls, and glades the resort is also famous for hosting some amazing festivals and events, on and off the mountain.