Mount Washington Alpine Resort - 5 Week Adult Freeride
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Attention Snow School Inquiries

Snow School and Daycare reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance and is based on availability.

If this email is about booking a Snow School lesson or program, please remember that sending this request does not confirm a lesson booking. You must speak directly with or have paid for your program in order to ensure booking.
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5 Week FreeRide

5 Week FreeRide

This program promotes the development of all mountain skiing and riding by combining elements of freestyle, race and general improvement strategies. Working with the same pro will give you the opportunity to work on something new each week, and develop your technique through exercises and guided mileage. Adults are grouped by ability level and first-timers are welcome!


Skiers Choose Start Date Times Program Only
Sundays starting January 7, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm $149.00
Sundays starting February 18, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm $149.00
Snowboarders Choose Start Date Times Program Only
Sundays starting January 7, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm $149.00
Sundays starting February 18, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm $149.00

Snowschool Tips For Adults

1: Please have the following information available: birth date, accurate height, weight and shoe size of each person taking a lesson.
2: To ensure preferred date and times of lessons or program, pre-booking must be made 48 hours in advance to reserve.
3: Pre-booking lessons through Mount Washington call centre must be made 24 hours in advance, cut off is noon the day prior to lesson.

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Helpful Tips

We have created lessons and programs with your needs and pace in mind. Our private or group lessons offer coaching with a maximum of 3-6 people of similar abilities. Terrain is chosen to fit your abilities. It is a great way to be introduced (or be reacquainted) with all the mountain has to offer. Our staff are top pros from around the world who speak a variety of languages.

So you've mastered the turn, now it's time to explore the mountain!

Great, now put those skills to the test! Mount Washington Alpine Resort provides a wide variety of groomed runs, off-piste areas and gladed trees for you to explore on snow!

Explore the entire mountain - 1700 acres of great terrain await your discovery

Take the mountain tour – try and ski all the lifts in a day

Get the feel of new equipment from our rental equipment centre.

Lesson Suggestions

The best way to experience your new sport is to learn from a professional instructor. At Mount Washington we have several options to get you on the slopes in a fun and supportive environment.

Group Sessions - Ski and Ride all over the mountain in a friendly and safe environment, exploring new terrain with a coach and your peers while developing new skills in a variety of terrain and conditions.

Private Lessons - Ski and Ride with a coach one on one, it's the best way to improve your skills.

Camps - From the Terrain Park, to powder and bumps, Mount Washington Snow School coaches will help you obtain peak personal performance.

Demo Equipment

With the fundamentals mastered, it's time to find the ski or board that's right for you. Visit our rental equipment centre in the Bradley Building or Mtn Tek to check out the latest technology in ski and snowboard gear. Our inventory of skis and boards cover a wide variety of options, from terrain parks to powder days, carving tools to backcountry boards. Remember you can Try-Before-You-Buy, demos are a great way to find that perfect match before committing cash to a specific ski or board. Give the experts a call: Explain your riding style and what you're looking for in a new setup. The friendly and knowledgeable rental equipment centre staff will set you up! You can reserve demo equipment (demos available online) ahead of time over the phone at (250) 338-1386. Make sure you have picture I.D. Buy your tickets at the rental equipment centre to save time.

Holidays and weekends can be very busy for demos. In order to ensure that you will spend more time on the hills we recommend reserving your demo equipment ahead of time by calling the rental equipment center at (250) 338-1386. By doing this you can drive up, pick up and head out.

Care & Repair of Your Equipment

It is important to take care of your equipment for optimal performance. Our knowledgeable technicians at Outdoor Elements can keep your equipment in top notch condition as well as repair base damage that may occur through use.

Best Times to Visit

If you have the flexibility, weekdays and/or nights are the best and most relaxing time to visit the mountain and practice your new skills.


Know the Safety Requirements and the "Your Responsibility Code".

As a developing skier or snowboarder, the temptation of untracked backcountry turns can be a powerful draw. This beautiful and pristine mountain environment deserves respect; please ensure that you are well versed in proper backcountry travel procedures before leaving the area.

More Helpful Hints

Be prepared to eat lunch at NON peak times, before 12 pm or after 1:30 pm. Take advantage of the empty slopes.

Visibility on foggy/snowy days is better near the edge of runs.

Properly tuned and waxed equipment will give you the most control and a better experience.

Arrive early for the freshest snow grooming and shortest walk from the parking lot.

Bring a lock to ensure that your gear is safe and secure while you take a break.

Be prepared for changing weather.

Check the road reports before you leave home

Drive carefully. Directions

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Contact Us

Mount Washington Alpine Resort
P.O. Box 3069, STN Main
Courtenay, British Columbia, V9N 5N3
Toll Free: 1-888-231-1499
First Aid 1-250-334-5741


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