Activities at Silver Star Ski Village
Vernon, British Columbia
Snowmobiling on Silver Star

View from Alder Point

Silver Star Village at night

Snowboareding at Silver Star



There are so many activities at Silver Star, you’ll want to extend your holiday just to fit them all in. Whether you want to test your prowess on the mountain, try our ‘hero powder’ on the double black diamond runs, or just relax beside a romantic stone fireplace, the choices are endless.

At Adventure Park, you can speed downhill on truck-sized inner tubes, the kids can ride their own snowmobile and Brewer's Pond is ideal for a classic Canadian game of hockey or a leisurely ice skate.

View the scenery around Silver Star's beautiful village on a thrilling snowmobile ride through the picturesque snow covered trees or discover the natural wilderness of the mountain on an unforgettable guided snowshoe tour or sleigh ride.


  • Annual Snowfall: 700 cm (23 ft average)
  • 12 Lifts:
    • 1 6-Pack Express
    • 2 Detachable Quads
    • 2 Fixed Grip Quads
    • 1 Double Chair
    • 1 T-Bar
    • 3 Wonder Carpets
    • 2 Tube Lifts
  • Total Uphill Capacity: 14,000 skiers per hour
  • Terrain: Skiable Terrain: 3,065 acres (1,240hectares)
  • Elevation:
    • Summit: 1915 m (6,280ft)
    • Village: 1609 m (5280ft)
    • Base: 1155m (3780 ft)
  • Runs:
    • 115 Designated Trails
    • 20% Beginner, 50% Intermediate, 20% Expert, 10% Extreme Longest Run: 8 km (5 miles) - Eldorado
  • Vertical Drop: 760 m (2,500 ft)
  • Snowboarding:

Silver Star has what every snowboarder dreams of — deep, dry Okanagan powder covering spectacular terrain. Free riding at Silver Star has the variety you crave, from the awesome glades and terrain features on the Attridge area, to the steep and deep chutes and natural halfpipes of Putnam Creek.

Our award winning TELUS Park & rail garden are a whopping 16 acres (6.5 hectares). Designed for the progression of riders and skiers, you will find an assortment of table tops, step up jumps and spines. For a good mix of metal to grind, you’ll also find minis, flats, rainbows, kinks, wide rails, and boxes and a halfpipe.

  • Cross Country:

60 km (37 miles) 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. NEW! Nordic tickets now also valid to Sovereign Lakes, totaling over 100km (60 miles) of trails!

Dining, Fun and Relaxation

Silver Star has a wide variety of dining options from casual comfort food to fine dining. Savour traditional Swiss cuisine, tasty pasta dishes and romantic casual dining over looking the village. Silver Star also has some of the best on-mountain coffee bars with fresh baking every day. For something different, climb aboard the twelve passenger snow-cat machine Paradise Express and travel from the village centre to Paradise Camp, a rustic cabin atop Silver Star’s Putnam Creek.

The Express treks throughout the mountain under moonlit skies, giving you a true groomer’s perspective. Once at Paradise Camp, you will be greeted by our friendly staff along with wonderful aromas emanating from the kitchen. Enjoy fine wines, tables lit by lanterns and a sumptuous a la carte menu offering a variety of fare sure to suit all palettes.

Night Life

Whatever mood you are in, Silver Star has plenty of evening entertainment to suit you and your family. From rustic pub style bars and lounges to live entertainment at The Den Bistro & Bar, the only hard thing will be deciding what to choose.


Why not stroll along the distinctive boardwalk and check out some quaint boutique shops for souvenirs? Be sure to visit Ski Dazzle and Valhalla for great deals on fashion wear and the latest equipment. There is even a grocery and liquor store in the heart of the village offering some of the renowned Okanagan Valley wines.