Vancouver Island | British Columbia | Canada
Alpine
1589m
 
Nordic
1100m
10 °c 0 km ---
Lift Status & Conditions
LODGE
WHISKEY
NORDIC
HAWK

Discover Skiing - First Time Skier

Ability Check for Programs at Mount Washington Designed for as an introductory skiing program for first time tots. Taught on green terrain or Easy Acres
    Ability:
  • Welcome to the Sport of Skiing!
  • First time skier who has never skied before.
  • GOAL To consistently snowplow stop

Discover Snowboarding - First Time Rider

Ability Check for Programs at Mount Washington First Time Rider – Welcome to the Sport of Snowboarding!
    Ability:
  • First time snowboarder.
  • Never ever ridden before
  • GOAL Side slipping on your toe or heel edge.

Bears - Skiing Level One

Mountain Kids Bears Program at Mount Washington Beginner Skier – Skis Green Terrain in Easy Acres
    Ability:
  • Ride the magic carpet.
  • Shows a balanced stance in a straight run
  • GOAL Can snowplow stop on their own.

Groms - Snowboard Level One

Mountain Kids Groms Program at Mount Washington Beginner Rider – Rides Green Terrain in Easy Acres Terrain
    Ability:
  • Has ridden once before
  • Can side slip easily with direction across on the easiest of Green runs
  • GOAL To be able to link toe and heel edge turns.

Marmots - Skiing Level Two

Mountain Kids Marmots Program at Mount Washington Novice Skier – Skis Green and Blue Terrain in Easy Acres and off the Hawk Chair
    Ability:
  • Can turn left or right snowplow turns on gentle terrain
  • Familiar with riding all magic carpets
  • GOAL Snowplow stop and controlled snowplow turns on their own.

Sliders - Snowboard Level Two

Mountain Kids Sliders Program at Mount Washington Novice Rider – Rides Green and Blue terrain in Easy Acres and the Hawk Chair
    Ability:
  • Can confidently link turns on all Green runs.
  • GOAL To be able to confidently ride on all Blue runs while linking turns. Experiment with the Beginner Park.

Coyotes - Skiing Level Three

Mountain Kids coyotes Program at Mount Washington Intermediate Skier – Skis Blue Terrain on the Hawk and Whiskey Chair
    Ability:
  • Balanced over turning ski
  • Parallel turns on all Green runs
  • Snowplow with some parallel turns on Blue runs
  • GOAL To be parallel skiing on all Blue runs on Hawk and Whiskey Jack Chair runs.

Shredders - Snowboard Level Three

Mountain Kids Shredders Program at Mount Washington Intermediate Rider – Rides Blue Terrain on the Hawk and Whiskey Jack Chair
    Ability:
  • Can do fluid linked turns on Blue runs at moderate speeds
  • Consolidating skills
  • GOAL To get more performance from the board while exploring more challenging terrain. To learn basic
    freestyle mechanics. Become comfortable in the Beginner Park.

Eagles - Skiing Level Four

Mountain Kids Eagles Program at Mount Washington Advanced Skier – Skis Blue/Black Terrain on the Eagle and Sunrise Chair
    Ability:
  • Show a variety of turn sizes
  • Confident on diverse terrain and skis parallel
  • Displays edging skills on Blue runs.
  • Link turns in the bumps.
  • GOAL Linking turns in the bumps, explore the Green Park and pole planting.

Free-Riders - Snowboard Level Four

Mountain Kids Freeriders Program at Mount Washington Advanced Rider – Rides Blue and Black Terrain on Eagle and Sunrise Chair.
    Ability:
  • Aggressive riding on all Blue runs
  • Consolidating and refining skills
  • Explore steeper and varied terrain
  • GOAL To ride switch on Blue terrain. Venture into Advanced Park, moguls and challenging terrain.
Please note: These levels are for childrens programs, ages 4-6

Lesson/Daycare Cancellation Policy

All lesson/daycare cancellations must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the lesson time.

You can call Snow School at 250.338 1386 ext. 672, or for Mountain Kids programs (including daycare) call ext. 675. You may also email cancellations@mountwashington.ca for cancellations only. Do not use this email for questions or bookings, use the options for each program found below. Any cancellations made after the 48-hour period, regardless of reason, will be charged a $20.00 administration fee. If another lesson/daycare date is booked at the time of cancellation, we will waive the administration fee. Refunds will not be issued for missed lessons/daycare. Students who miss lessons/daycare programs who do not contact the Mount Washington Snow School within the allotted time will be charged the full lessons/daycare programs amount, plus applicable taxes.If you are late for a lesson/daycare we will do our best to rebook for later that day. If a guest becomes ill during a lesson/daycare we will rebook the lesson/daycare for another day.