Big White & Silver Star News...It's what we've been waiting for, and now it's finally here. Silver Star Mountain Resort is opening .... THE COMET EXPRESS on Wednesday, Dec 12 at 8:30 a.m. The opening means the addition of new runs. The complete list now includes: Far Out, Over the Hill, Whiskey Jack, Sundance, Upper Little Dipper, Big Dipper, Walt's Run into upper Exhibition, Roller Coaster, Main Street, Easy Street, Comet Trail, Silver Queen and Creekside. Silver Star's "Season Starter Special" of 25 % off lift tickets, rentals and lessons is a deal too good to pass up.Over at Big White we continue to open new terrain for your skiing pleasure, as THE BLACK FOREST EXPRESS chairlift fires up its motor Dec. 13. The complete list includes: Happy Valley Way, Highway 33, Serwa's, Easy Out, Easy Street, Kyles, Sun Run, Sundance, Ally Oop, International, Mervyn's, Secret, Spruce Trail, Gondola Way and Hummingbird.Big White is also putting out a call to shinny players and figure skating gurus as we open our skating rink from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.Both resorts are offering Ski Free Packages, but you'll have to hurry to take advantage of this great offer, because it ends Dec. 20.Early season marginal conditions apply, so we suggest you wait a just a little longer before bringing out the new equipment. Remember to ski and snowboard and with care and stick to open/groomed runs.And don't forget to check out our websites ( or for live images from our webcams, up-to-date snow reports, accommodation specials and events.   If you would like to be removed from this mailing list please click here.