Big Bam Ski Hill is a ski area located in the province of British Columbia in Canada. The resort is in the town of Taylor, BC.
We recently ranked all of British Columbia's ski resorts, so you can see where Big Bam Ski Hill stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Big Bam Ski Hill is not a part of any nationwide lift ticket system. Passes such as Epic, IKON, or Mountain Collective allow pass holders to ski at multiple mountians with a single purchase. Unfortunately, none of those passes work with Big Bam Ski Hill. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Big Bam Ski Hill's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Big Bam Ski Hill around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Big Bam Ski Hill Terrain Overview
Big Bam Ski Hill has a total of 5 ski trails, which are serviced by 1 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Big Bam Ski Hill is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 12 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 5 hectares, 0.0 square miles, or 0.0 square kilometers.
Big Bam Ski Hill Elevation
Big Bam Ski Hill has a summit elevation of 1,538 feet, or 469 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 1,358 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 180 feet (55 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Big Bam Ski Hill has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Big Bam Ski Hill Difficulty Level
14.1out of 100
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Big Bam Ski Hill has 12 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Since Big Bam Ski Hill is an extremely beginner-friendly ski area, it has 60% of its trails are rated as "beginner-level". 35% trails are rated as intermediate.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Big Bam Ski Hill good for beginners?
Big Bam Ski Hill is a very beginner-friendly course. In fact, it is one of the easiest ski slopes in all of North America, ranking in the bottom 10% of overall difficulty. 60% of its trails are rated as "beginner".
Big Bam Ski Hill Location
Big Bam Ski Hill is located in the province of British Columbia, Canada. This ski area is nearest the town of Taylor, BC.
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Getting to Big Bam Ski Hill
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Big Bam Ski Hill), its coordinates of 56.13100, -120.73000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Taylor, BC to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Big Bam Ski Hill.
|Fort St John Airport||YXJ||Fort St.John, BC||12 km|
|Dawson Creek Airport||YDQ||Dawson Creek, BC||55 km|
|Grande Prairie Airport||YQU||Grande Prairie, AB||157 km|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Big Bam Ski Hill, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Big Bam Ski Hill.
|Bear Mountain Ski Hill||Dawson Creek, BC||3,250 ft||0%||55 km|
|Whispering Pines||Worsley, AB||3,478 ft||40%||98 km|
|Springlake Ski Hill||Spring Lake, AB||0 ft||0%||100 km|
|Fairview Ski Hill||Fairview, AB||1,902 ft||41%||133 km|
|Powder King Mountain||Fraser-Fort George, BC||5,500 ft||53%||145 km|
Big Bam Ski Hill Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,538 ft|
|Base Elevation||1,358 ft|
|Vertical Drop||180 ft|
(60% Beginner, 35% Intermediate, 5% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||N/A inches|