Mount Washington Alpine Resort - Bike Park Lessons
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15 °c

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Bike Park Lessons

Lessons and Programs

Learn to Ride | Daily

Learn the basics of mountain biking at Mount Washington with one of our professional mountain bike instructors. Go over park safety, gear, stance and technique to provide you with confidence to head out and explore.
Includes: 2 hour bike rental, lift ticket, 2 hour lesson. Lesson start times: daily 12:00 pm and 2:30 pm, Thursday to Sunday 5:30 pm

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Introduction to Position & Balance skills through "Climbing", "Neutral" and "Ready" positions as well as how to achieve good range of movement.
  • Proper braking techniques using both brakes.

WHERE YOU’LL RIDE

  • Mt. Washington Skills Park
  • Greenline trail

 

Effective trail scanning for smooth, efficient riding.

Prices

   
Adults (13+) $89.99
Child (7-12) $54.00
Family of 4 $244.00
each additional person after four. $49.00
Lesson reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance and are based upon guide availability.

Step-Up | Daily

Step-Up is our follow-up session catered to guests who have completed our Learn to Ride lesson or have minimal experience in downhill mountain biking and are looking to improve their necessary skills. Our patient, professional guides will introduce participants to braking skills, cornering, and riding graduated drops and jumps.
Includes: 2 hour bike rental, 2 hour armour rental, lift ticket, 2 hour lesson. Lesson start times: daily 12:00 pm and 2:30 pm, Thursday to Sunday 5:30 pm

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Position & Balance skills through the ‘Climbing”, “Neutral” and “Ready” Positions, as well as how to achieve good range of movement.
  • Proper braking techniques using both brakes.
  • Effective trail scanning for smooth, efficient riding. Can begin to show bike-body separation through some angulation and rotation skills.

WHERE YOU’LL RIDE

  • Mt. Washington Skills Park
  • Greenline trail
  • Hwy 19 trail

Prices

   
Adults (13+) $99.99
Child (7-12) $79.00
Family of 4 $299.00
each additional person after four. $49.00
Lesson reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance and are based upon guide availability.

Learn to Ride Week | 50% off July 23 - July 27 & August 20 - August 24

Learn the basics of mountain biking at Mount Washington with one of our professional mountain bike instructors. Go over park safety, gear, stance and technique to provide you with confidence to head out and explore.
Includes: 2 hour bike rental, lift ticket, 2 hour lesson. Lesson start times: 12:00 pm and 2:30 pm

Save 50% July 23 - July 27 & August 20 - August 24

   
Adults (13+) $44.50
Child (7-12) $27.00
Family of 4 $122.00
each additional person after four. $24.50
Lesson reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance and are based upon guide availability.

Free Wheel Kids Club | Every Sunday in August

Mt. Washington’s is pleased to announce Free Wheel for kids! This is a group ride designed for riders who are comfortable riding green and blue trails. Kids will learn basic riding skils in a fun environment. Group size is maximum of 5 providing a perfect balance of learning and socializing. Drop your little ripper off with our guides while you enjoy an afternoon on the mountain.

Prices

Children 7-12 years of age Lesson only $34.00
Lift Ticket Only $19.00
Rental bike $42.00
Lesson reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance and are based upon guide availability.  

Mountain Bike Private Lessons | Get comfortable one-on-one!

The best way to improver your mountain biking skills: a 2 hour Private Lesson with one of our professional instructors will help you achieve that next level of progression you have been looking for.
Includes: 2 hour lesson and guide.

Prices

Lesson reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance and are based upon guide availability.  
All riders $144.00
each additional person $42.00
Add-ons, 12 pm to close  
rental bike $69.99
lift ticket $45.00
Add-ons, 4 pm to close  
rental bike $45.00
lift ticket $20.00

2 Hour Guided Ride

Enjoy a guided ride in the company of other bike enthusiasts. This program is a great opportunity to socialize and discover the Bike Park. Includes: 2 hour lesson and guide.

Prices

Lesson reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance and are based upon guide availability.  
All riders $59.99
Add-ons 12 pm to close  
rental bike $69.00
lift ticket $45.00
Add-ons 4 pm to close  
rental bike $45.00
lift ticket $20.00

Thursday Night Race Series

Come get some laps in after work with our extended Thursday night hours. Open until 7:30 pm, an adult Bike Park 4 hour lift ticket is only $34 when purchased after 3:30 pm. To cap off the evening, we have partnered with Vancouver Island Brewery to bring you an Epic Beer and Burger special. VIB will set you up with a beverage and we'll pair it up with a burger in Eagle View Bistro.

Prices

   
Race Entry $5.00

3-Day Beginner-Intermediate Instructor Course

The Level 1 course trains both new and experienced instructors to skillfully teach and guide beginner to intermediate mountain bikers, in both cross country and downhill environments. New instructors learn the tools they need to safely and effectively teach, while experienced instructors will increase their level of skill and understanding in teaching and riding theory, that the PMBI Certifications uniquely provide.

Information

   
PMBIA web site
July 16-18, 2018

Taxes extra. Classes are subject to availability. Some Conditions apply

Bike Park Requirements

To ensure the safety of our guests, we have some minimum age and height requirements for riders and the type of equipment allowed on our lift-accessed trails. If you or your equipment does not meet these requirements, you will not be permitted to access the lift-accessed terrain.

Min height for lifts: 52" to ride alone
Age for lift-accessed terrain: 7 yrs +

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Contact Us

Mount Washington Alpine Resort
P.O. Box 3069, STN Main
Courtenay, British Columbia, V9N 5N3
1-250-338-1386
Toll Free: 1-888-231-1499
First Aid 1-250-334-5741

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