Classic Skiing. This introduction to Classic Skiing covers how to get up on the flats, snowplow to control speed down a small hill and herringbone to get up a small hill. At the end of this lesson, you will be able to get around on classic skis and a Green trail.
Skate Skiing. Learn beginner skate ski techniques. The student will understand the skills and techniques to get up a hill and move along the flats. Skills include free skate, one skate and diagonal skate. We request all students have Classic Skied before taking skate lessons.
Days Available. Available daily starting December TBA, 2022
Pre-booking is HIGHLY recommended to secure a spot in one of our lessons or tours. Due to this season's capacity restrictions in the Raven Lodge, guests may be asked to wait outside until one of our reservations and/or rentals staff are able to assist them. We thank everyone in advance for their understanding and cooperation.
Group Lessons. Our group lessons are a great introduction to classic or skate skiing in a fun and supportive group environment. Each 1.5 hour lesson will introduce you to basic techniques that will give you the confidenace to enjoy your time ourt on our trails.
Days Available. (Ages 13+) 7-days a week at 10 am, 12 pm or 2 pm. NOTE: (Ages 6-12) Every weekend starting December and daily during the Christmas holidays at 10 am, 12 pm or 2 pm
Join us Friday evenings from January 13th - February 3rd. This program will focus on both classic and skate skiing, bringing together like minded individuals for social evenings learning and diversifying your skills on xc skis.
This is geared towards Novice to Intermediate skiers, who have completed at least one season on XC skis. If you are completely new to the sport, we recommend taking the Discover XC Ski program first or booking an instructor for a private lesson to learn the basics.
Join us for our second annual Nordic Fest at the Raven Lodge, sign up for specialty Cross Country Ski clinics, Guided Snowshoe tours, live music and more!
This winter, it is being held the same weekend as the Vancouver Island Loppet, which is a great opportunity for those seasoned race veterans or those just looking to get into ski racing, all in a pressure-free and inclusive environment.
DISCOVER Never-Ever Skier
LEVEL 1 Beginner Skier
Green & Blue Terrain
Blue & Black Terrain
A) The add-on Pass Refundable Option allows you to receive a pro-rated refund or deferral of your season pass for the following reasons:
1. Medical – An injury or illness which prevents the use of the pass for the duration of the season that is valid. The refund is not applicable for an interim injury or illness.
2. Employment Transfer – A transfer by the pass holder’s current employer requiring a change of residence off Vancouver Island and surrounding islands. The refund is not applicable when voluntarily leaving the area for work or travel.
Any family member unable to ski the remainder of the season due to your injury, illness or move, will also receive a refund provided they have purchased the refundable option. Refunds are not available for reasons outside of the list above
Q. Where is my Guest Profile? How do I login?
A: There are two separate eStore experiences right now.
For Tickets, Passes, 6ixPaks: https://mountwashington.ltibooking.com/
For Snow School and Events: https://shop.mountwashington.ca/
Q. When I browse products on the web store, nothing is available for purchase.
A. Make sure you have selected the date you plan to visit the resort or the date that your program is scheduled to start; use the green date button on the left-hand side of the store. For example, select Saturday, January 15th, 2022 as the date for Free Ride Programs starting January 15th.
Q. I have added a product into my cart, but it will not let me Proceed to Checkout
A. Ensure that all the products in your cart have a guest assigned to them by clicking "Set Guest". Everyone visiting needs a unique profile. Make sure that the guest is the person that will be taking the lesson or renting the equipment. For example, if you are booking a lesson for your child, make sure you log in with their information.
Q. I have searched for my partner or child in the system, but I do not know their password.
A. Click “Reset my Password” to send an email to the email address listed on file. If you do not receive an email, please call us at 250-338-1386 and we can help update your guest profile.
Q. I have multiple accounts I manage for my family members...
A. If you are a parent managing guest profiles for your children, please avoid creating multiple accounts for them (for example, accounts with two different parental email addresses). To reset a password or find a profile, use Guest Lookup.
Below instructions are for https://shop.mountwashington.ca/
HOW TO BUILD A GUEST PROFILE
1. Click the Shop footer, select "Guest Lookup"
2. If you are a new guest, click “create new guest” button
3. If you have purchased online in the past you can log in with “existing guests” profile
4. Fill out your information under Guest Edit and SAVE
5. Check to make sure the info is correct on the next page
6. IF you are purchasing a season pass select “Upload Photo” in the bottom button:
Q. Does my lesson include equipment and a lift ticket?
A. No, lesson pricing reflects the cost of the lesson only. All lesson participants must have a valid lift ticket and ski or snowboard equipment. Please add tickets and rental equipment to your cart when booking online if needed.
Q. What level of lesson should I book in to?
A. Check out our ability levels guide here mountwashington.ca/ability-guide
Q. How can I book a private lesson?
A. Private lessons must be booked over the phone. Please call our Snow School at 250-338-1386 ext. 384 or email email@example.com
Q. Is there any other way I can make a reservation?
A. Yes, you can always call us at 250-338-1386 ext. 384 to speak to a lesson booking specialist or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Q. What are your lesson cancellation policies?
A. All lessons must be paid in full at the time of booking.
Lessons can be cancelled or rescheduled more than 48 hours in advance. Please call the Snow School at 250-338-1386 ext. 384 or email email@example.com
There are no refunds or changes allowed within 48 hours of the lesson time unless due to a medical issue or illness. No refunds will be issued due to weather conditions. Guests who are late for their lessons will not be able to join. We will do our best to rebook for later that day.
THE MOUNTAIN IS CLOSED TO PUBLIC ACCESS UNTIL DECEMBER 9TH
Mount Washington Alpine Resort has crews actively working with machinery in preparations and the public is not permitted to access any mountain property outside of the operating season. Winter Opening Day is for Friday, December 9th with limited terrain in alpine and Nordic. More info