Big Bam Ski Hill

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 pass 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 with with Big Bam Ski Hill.

Big Bam Ski Hill Lodging:

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 square miles, or 0 square kilometers.

Trails
Total Runs
5
Ski Lift
Lifts
1
Skier
Skiable Acres
12(0 km2)
Snow
Annual Snowfall
N/A

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.

Mountain Summit
Summit Elevation
1,538'(469 m)
Vertical Drop
Vertical Drop
180'(55 m)
Mountain base
Base Elevation
1,358'(414 m)

Big Bam Ski Hill Difficulty Level

Score
Difficulty Score
13.6out of 100
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Big Bam Ski Hill is an extremely beginner-friendly ski area. It is in fact one of the easiest ski slopes in all of North America, ranking in the bottom 10% of overall difficulty. This is due to it having 60% of its trails are rated as "beginner", and a vertical drop of only 180 feet.

 DID YOU KNOW?

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.

Skiiable Area 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
60%(7 acres)

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.

Blue Square
Intermediate
35%(4 acres)

Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.

Black Diamond
Expert
5%(1 acres)

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 nearby the town of Taylor, BC.

Address:
Taylor, BC V0C Canada
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Website:
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GPS Coordinates:
56.13100, -120.73000

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.

NameCodeCityDistance
Fort St John AirportYXJFort St.John, BC12 km
Dawson Creek AirportYDQDawson Creek, BC55 km
Grande Prairie AirportYQUGrande Prairie, AB157 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.

NameLocationSummitDifficulty ScoreDistance
Bear Mountain Ski HillDawson Creek, BC3,250 ft0%55 km
Whispering PinesWorsley, AB3,478 ft38%98 km
Springlake Ski HillSpring Lake, AB0 ft0%100 km
Fairview Ski HillFairview, AB1,902 ft40%133 km
Powder King MountainFraser-Fort George, BC5,500 ft51%145 km

Big Bam Ski Hill Mountain Stats

NameStatistic
Summit Elevation1,538 ft
Base Elevation1,358 ft
Vertical Drop180 ft
Trails5
(60% Beginner,  35% Intermediate,  5% Expert)
Lifts1
Skiable Acres12
Avg. Annual SnowfallN/A inches
Big Bam Ski Hill Mountain Stats