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Baldface Lodge

Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6A5, Canada
+1 250-352-0006
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Frat House Lodging

The lodging was equal to the old college fraternity days. For this type of price, customers should... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tonyin2018
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San Antonio, Texas
If you like ski snobs, this is your place...

The Baldface reputation of arrogance proceeds them. I went to Baldface with a co-ed group of... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
hollsmost
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Epic snowcat boarding & skiing in the deep powdery mountains near Nelson, British Columbia, Canada. Massage, sauna, yoga, gourmet food and wine, and comfy luxury lodging.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good8%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“day trip” (2 reviews)
“acres” (2 reviews)
“cliffs” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6A5, Canada
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+1 250-352-0006
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The lodging was equal to the old college fraternity days. For this type of price, customers should experience a little nicer accommodations. The skiing wasn’t bad. But there are many great skiing options in the area with more to offer.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The Baldface reputation of arrogance proceeds them. I went to Baldface with a co-ed group of boarders and skiers this year. And, exactly what people say about this place happened to us, the staffs “ski snobbish” attitude ruined our trip. Our guide was a salty...More

26  Thank hollsmost
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

While I have not participated in many cat skiing operations, this organization worked hard to make everyone feel comfortable and provide a great experience. The guides were knowledgeable and exuded confidence, the accommodations were very good, and food was great. As to the skiing/riding, this...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

They have the experience nailed. You're looking at this because you want to ride/ski - so that first. Our guides and cat-driver were the perfect blend of fun and competent (fun when all's well, but right beneath the surface, very competent about dangers and keeping...More

1  Thank MattL70
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

From start to finish, Baldface is the ultimate ski trip. First, the skiing. Every single run is the best run of your life. Waist deep at worst, big open bowls, plenty of cliffs for those so inclined, amazing glades, everything you want and as big...More

3  Thank COTraveler81
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

Baldface is THE BEST. Period. Pensiero and his team are super professional and make you feel welcome and safe in the backcountry.

1  Thank walkorroll
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Reviewed 5 August 2013 via mobile

These guys a gals are the bomb!! Great food, great terrain , great staff! 32,000 acres of pure ecstasy.

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Reviewed 16 January 2012

This is the place to go for serious powder. Just got back from a 4 day trip. Huge variety of terrain - open bowls, trees, steeps, logging clear cuts. Fresh tracks every run all 4 days & no shortage of terrain for the next groups...More

8  Thank Jeff L
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Frisco, CO
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Reviewed 6 October 2003

What an experience! Great staff, guides and operators showed us some amazing snow and terrain. Fantastic on-mountain accommodations in their new lodge, along with spectacular food, makes this a great package!

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Nelson, BC
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Reviewed 12 September 2003

Howdy We recently catered a wedding up at Baldface and I must say the Lodge rocks as well as the staff. As a service industry person, I was amazed at the level of professionalism and beauty. Thanks guys you rock

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