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No Joke! Crescendo's a Finalist!

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No Joke!

Crescendo is a World Ski Awards

finalist for Best Ski Chalet!


To our guests (friends & family inclusive) – 

Annually, the World Ski Awards is held in Kitzbühel, Austria and, for 2019, Crescendo is a finalist (one of seven) to win the award. While the competition is worldwide for certain categories, it’s by country for the category in which Crescendo was nominated: Best Ski Chalet. Given the kind/thoughtful reviews many of you have posted about Crescendo, I assume that one or more of you (our guests) nominated us for the award and, for that, I can’t thank you enough. 

World Ski Rewards - VoteTo actually win the award, though, Crescendo needs to receive the most votes. Crescendo is the only finalist from Big White: five chalets are from Whistler, one is from Revelstoke. So, if you are fan of Crescendo and/or of Big White, we’d be thrilled if you’d take a moment to VOTE FOR US (click here) or on the VOTE FOR US button.  


Echo ShowOn a separate note, you may have noticed that we skipped sending an Annual Newsletter Update in 2018. We’re working now, though, on our 2019 Newsletter, and we’ll have that to you this summer. Good things to report. Hint: Think Voice-Control. Every room of Crescendo is now Alexified.

Thanks MUCH, in advance, for your Votes. 



A few of our guest’s comments

 I sent Crescendo’s architectural plans to St Peter, so when I get to heaven, he’ll already have a start on my dream chalet.” 

This house is unreal! … 5 Floors of AWESOME!! We ALL had a blast!! 

The home has virtually everything you can imagine. … The overall blueprint and layout of this home is wonderful, to say the least. …The absolute perfect location. 

The house made the trip. So central and close to the village, so many great features. I can't stay anywhere else! 

Crescendo’s amenities are out of this world, and it is apparent that the owners are VERY involved and care so much about their home and about their guests.” 

I am absolutely blown away by Crescendo.” 

This was by far the best place at Big White (and arguably Canada) for accommodating groups of friends, large families, or discerning couples for an unforgettable holiday experience.” 

Your place is second to none to any place I have ever been, and that was the opinion from the rest of the others.” 

Near impossible to top this ski in/out experience – Simply incredible.” 

Most luxurious place I’ve ever experienced. … The views are stunning, the design/layout keeps you saying ‘wow,’ and the variety within the house is perfect.” 

When you want the Best … look no further than the Crescendo.” 

Luxury at its finest – This was definitely paradise. Well thought out when Crescendo was designed and built: heated floors, touch control in each room, excellent location.”



A Bright Future for Big White as New Developments Announced

Some Exciting News!  Big White Ski Resort is set to add another 300 (approximate) acres of terrain.  About 175 of those acres will be for ski runs, and about 125 of those acres will be gladed terrain (for off-trail skiing).  That's acreage in addition to its 900+ acres of groomed terrain currently available to shred.  Two new chair lifts will service that area.

News of this development confirms Big White’s commitment to further improve upon its already well-established reputation as a world-class ski resort.  The abundance of champagne powder the resort receives each year, of course, contributes also to that reputation, as does the iconic luxury ski accommodation, Crescendo. referred to by the planning team as the Black Forest Connector and the Backcountry Chair, the two chairlifts will be located to the east of the Black Forest Express, within Big White’s existing Controlled Recreation Area.  Both chairlifts will be easily accessible from the Black Forest Express Chair and from the Cliff Ski-Out.

Plans for the lifts are still waiting for the final sign-off, but Big White's expectation is for the lifts to be whizzing into action in time for the 2019/2020 ski season.  Amazing!

A Bright Future for Big White

The announcement of the additional acreage and the new chairlifts follows a string of key developments at Big White Ski Resort in recent years, including:
• Four new summer biking trails and a new slopestyle course
• A brand new Pistenbully Groomer to keep the Big White's slopes in pristine skiing condition
• Extension of the Hummingbird tunnel to reduce skier congestion and to provide greater access for both skiers and pedestrians
• A brand new mountain shuttle bus
• Four new staff accommodation blocks
• The new Black Forest’ Day Lodge, which offers great food, panoramic views, and a place for events, such as the upcoming wedding of Olympic Medalist Kelsey Serwa (2018 Gold Medalist in Pyeongchang; 2014 Silver Medalist in Sochi).

Come Visit Big White

It’s an amazing time to come to Big White and to stay at Ski Crescendo, to experience first-hand our world-class facilities on offer.  We are looking forward to welcoming guests, this summer and this winter, sharing the new developments that have been added across the resort. 

Crescendo, too, has undergone several upgrades.  Look for a sneak preview in our upcoming Annual Newsletter (hint - more ahhhh).  To be certain you don't miss out on those upgrades, be sure to sign-up for our Annual Newsletter here.

Crescendo is a freestanding luxury accommodation based at the heart of Big White Village. To find out more or make a reservation contact us today.


A Ski Vacation Experience Unlike No Other!

New Guest Review

Email (April 2019) – Las Vegas, Nevada

As an avid skier, athlete, and nature lover, I have traveled around the world to ski and experience all types of different mountain cultures and terrain.  Having been through Europe, the US, and Canada, I can say without hesitation this was one of the best vacation experiences I have ever had.

I normally spend every free and available minute slope side or away from my lodging.  However, at Crescendo, I found myself for the first time in my life feeling OK about not rushing out to ski or leave the home!  This, in of itself, is incredible for me, as I am not one that likes to stay indoors.  

The home has virtually everything you can imagine.  A lux theater with hundreds of updated and new movies available at your fingertips, with a state-of-the-art sound system.  If you get tired of watching movies or hanging out in the theater, try your hand at ping pong or bumper pool in the game room, complete with poker table and a gaming system.  

The house is electronically wired with a home automation system.  The owner has meticulously created a system that virtually encompasses every detail you could ever imagine.  Countless hours of blood and sweat must have gone into the lighting and security features.

The overall blueprint and layout of this home is wonderful, to say the least.  Without a doubt, my favorite detail was the indoor/outdoor hot tub.  I found myself marinating for hours every day in this one-of-a-kind design.  There is nothing like having the ability to hot tub outdoor in nature and then swim inside and get out in a warm environment.  Absolutely genius!  Even better is the copper ionization filtration system which lacks chlorine or other harsh chemicals that dry out your hair and skin.

The home is a true ski-in and ski-out:  steps from the heart of the center of Big White.  The absolute perfect location.  The house comes equipped with your own personal ski locker outside and a state-of-the-art drying system for your boots, gloves, hats, or any clothes that have gotten wet.  

In some ways, I wish I would have never stayed at Crescendo, as I am certain I will never be this pampered again!  I look forward to returning to this modern and elegant heaven on the mountain.

Thanks Crescendo for a life-long memory...





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