Snow is falling at SilverStar Mountain Resort Sunday, Sept. 30. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)

Snow is falling at SilverStar Mountain Resort Sunday, Sept. 30. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)

SilverStar, Big White see first snow of the season

Nordic season starts Nov. 16, Alpine Nov. 22

While September is ready to give-way to October in the Valley, it seems Mother Nature has decided to skip straight to winter at SilverStar Mountain Resort.

The fluffy white stuff began to fall and leave a thin blanket in the village Sunday, Sept. 30, nearly two months before the Nordic season tentatively starts Nov. 16 and the Alpine season Nov. 22.

Related: Snowfall expected on B.C. highway mountain passes

Related: Record snowfall year at SilverStar

Last year, which was a record-breaking year at the resort, saw its first snowfall Sept. 18.

Big White Ski Resort near Kelowna also saw light snow Sunday.


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