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SnowSports Recreation Guide Mount Washington

2022.23 SnowSports Recreation Guide
Alpine & Nordic

Reserve your dates now for the winter season, and view our online Snow Sports Recreation Guide.

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Need help booking, call us at 250-338-1386 ext 384 or email lessons@mountwashington.ca

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Mt. Washington is known as one of the easiest places to learn to ski and ride in North America, but we are so much more! With our snow instructors by your side, the entire mountain is an ideal training ground for all levels of skier and riders; our adventurous blue runs, tucked-away glades and wide-open powder-filled bowls all have propelled athletics to achieve their goals - including Olympic gold medal wins! Find your stride with a season-long program, holiday camp, and other special programs offered.
Tiny Tots New Program for Skiers Only

Tiny Tots
New Program for Skiers Only

Introduce your little ones to the sport of skiing in a fun and safe environment! Our instructors and daycare team will teach the basics of ski equipment, mobility and beginner skiing skills through games and fun activities. Lessons take place in the Mountain Kids Courtyard. Our goal will be to have tots on the teaching carpet by the end of the program. Program is 5 consecutive Sundays.
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Wee Ski & Ride

Wee Ski & Ride
for Skiers & Snowboarders

This is a parent participation program for you and your tot Skiers (ages 2-5) & Boarders (ages 3-5). Tot rentals are included. This 1-hour program allows you to work with your tot on the snow, with the guidance of one of our snow pros.

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5-Week Mighty Tots

5-Week
Mighty Tots Program

5-week program for tots ages 3-6. Fun skill development with other all-mountain skiing & snowboarding tots. Classes are small to ensure a safe learning environment to allow your child to progress with the same instructor for all five sessions.

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Women's Week at  Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Women's Week
Discounted Packages

Enjoy our Women's Week packages all week long, from Feb 27 - Mar. 3, 2023. Lessons are taught by and designed especially for women. Women of similar abilities are grouped into small classes to meet new friends and revisit old ones as you improve your skiing technique. Reservations are required, space may be limited.

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3-day Mountain Kids Camp

3-Day Mountain Kids Camp
Holiday Camps!

Join the Mountain Kids Ski and Snowboard Camp during the holidays! This 3-day camp focuses on skill development through fun, games and exercises. Mornings are spent working on skills, while the afternoon consists of games and fun activities on the snow.
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2-day Park Camp

2-Day Park Camp
Dec. 26-27, 2022 & Feb. 18-19, 2023

Looking to hone your skills in the terrain park? Let our pros teach you the basics of jumping and safe landings in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Participants must be at a level 3 ability or higher.

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5 week freeRide Program

5-Week Adult Freeride Programs
Jan. 15th & Feb. 26th, 2023

This program promotes the development of all mountain skiing and riding by combining elements of freestyle and general improvement strategies. Meet new skiing and riding buddies while working with the same pro, gives you the opportunity to learn something new each week, as you develop your technique through exercises and guided mileage. Adults are grouped by ability level and First timers are welcome!

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10-Week Freeride at  Mount Washington Alpine Resort

10-Week Freeride
Starting January 14th or 15th, 2023

This 10-week program promotes the development of all-mountain skiing and riding by combining elements of freestyle, race and general improvement strategies. Every Saturday or Sunday your child will be grouped with the same instructor to allow for awesome skill progression and tons of fun. Lunch is supervised or can be purchased as an option along with rentals and tickets. Book by Dec. 16th to save!

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10-Week VI Riders at  Mount Washington Alpine Resort

10-Week VI Riders
Snowboard Programs Starting January 14th, 2023

We’ve teamed up with VI Riders for a 10-week freestyle development program for snowboarders with a focus on learning new tricks and mastering the fundamentals of snowboarding. Riders will work on all-mountain skills and spend time learning tricks in the terrain park. Rider development is of a freestyle nature and training is in a fun, confidence-building atmosphere. Book by Dec. 16th, 2022 to save!

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Know Before You Go

Reservations are strongly encouraged. Please go online to mountwashington.ca to book or call (250) 338-1386 ext 384, to speak with a lesson specialist. Class sizes are limited to ensure fun and safety

Know before you go! Prepare to make the most of your time with us on the snow.
  • Allow a minimum of 1.25 hours between your arrival in the resort or departing your condo and the lesson start time (i.e. for a 9 am lesson, plan to arrive by 8 am).
  • If you already have equipment please proceed directly to the outdoor lesson meeting areas. If you require a pass please visit the Ticket Windows outside of the Alpine Lodge.
  • You are responsible for supervising your child (4+ years) prior to meeting the instructor on the snow 10 minutes prior to the scheduled lesson start time.
  • Please be aware that all lessons start promptly at the scheduled start time regardless of weather conditions or reduced lift operations. There are no refunds for missed lessons.
  • Consider checking in the night before! On nights that the resort is open for night skiing, you are welcome to visit us in the Experience Centre until 8 pm.
  • You are responsible for supervising your child (4yr +) prior to meeting the instructor on the snow 10 minutes prior to the scheduled lesson start time.
  • Please be aware that all lessons start promptly at the scheduled start time regardless of weather conditions or reduced lift operations. There are no refunds for missed lessons.
  • You are responsible for meeting your child in the assigned meeting place outside Mountain Kids. Mount Washington is responsible for supervising your child during scheduled lesson times only. Tots will not be released on their own and you may be charged for additional care.
Knowing your reservation number will speed up the check-in process. If possible, please also have this handy upon arrival. Thanks for choosing to visit us at the Mount Washington Snow School! We look forward to welcoming you on the snow you soon.

Lesson Cancellation Policy

  • 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 cancellations@mountwashington.ca.
  • 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.

FAQs

Can I get a refund if my ski season does not go as planned?

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

PRINTABLE WAIVERS

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Print waiver in colour, black and white copies will NOT be accepted.

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

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