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Events in Vancouver Island’s alpine range from winter spirit festivals to high altitude races and include an amazing après scene.

PMBIA Level 2 Mountain Bike Instructor Course


From August 03, 2021 9:00am until August 06, 2021 5:00pm

Level 2 Bike Instructor Course

The PMBI Level 2 course focuses on teaching and guiding strong-intermediate to advanced riders. Skill development is typically much safer and easier when students learn techniques in terrain appropriate for their ability level. Candidates will learn how to further consolidate intermediate skills in their students, while introducing more advanced skills at higher speeds, mostly on green and blue terrain.

A strong focus is given to further analyzing the Six Skills of riding during the course, to ensure a deeper understanding of the physics, skills, and biomechanics involved in riding at the advanced ability level. In addition, advanced teaching skills are also presented on the Level 2 course that requires a consolidation of the Level 1 Teaching Material. Typically, at least a season of full-time teaching is required between the two courses for a successful result.

Split into halves, one side of the course looks at teaching the fundamental “Six Skills”, through skill-based lessons. The other side looks at teaching advanced maneuvers.

The “AIR” Level 2 maneuver module trains instructors how to introduce intermediate riders to jumps and drops.

More details on the Level 2 course can be found here https://pmbia.org/level-2/

 

BIKE PARK courses require a lift ticket to be purchased in addition to the course fee

 

Events Not Happening

Winter Events Not Taking Place

Change is to be expected in every aspect around Mt. Washington this season, and that includes effecting some events and longstanding traditions our mountain community cherishes. We hope to bring these traditions back in years to come, but for the 2020-2021 season, the following will NOT be taking place:
  • - LiveStar Karaoke 
  • - Elves Ski Free Christmas Day
  • - Christmas Eve Service
  • - Torchlight Parade
  • - Fireworks
  • - New Years Parties
  • - Vancouver Island Pride
  • - Winter Spirits & Beer Dinners
  • - Dummy Downhill & Slush Cup
  • - Passholder BBQ's
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Winter 2020-2021 FAQs

Need Help With Alpine Lift Tickets? Please Read!

Q. How can I be guaranteed lift access for the day I want to ski?
A) 
Alpine Tickets are now available to reserve online for the rest of the season and may sell out on holidays and weekends. We will not have full-day tickets to buy here at the resort, and half-days and specialty tickets will only be available at a kiosk if full-days have not already sold out. Reserve your days in advance, online. 6ixPak tickets do not require reservations. This doesn't include pre-arranged tickets such as 2-for-1 Passes from VIB, or non-date specific tickets.   Purchase Your Tickets & Learn More ->

Q. I've booked a day to ski, but I couldn't make it, or need to reschedule for a later date:
A.
If you need to cancel your reserved lift tickets, please call us or fill out a Contact Form to change to a day later in the season, but a specific visit date is required and ticket price must be brought up to that requested current day's rate if different. This can't be done online. Your patience is appreciated in hearing back from our team. 

Q. Buying a New Card and want to Reload for Next Time? Need Tickets for Multiple Days?
A.
You need to have your physical RFID card in-hand to reload tickets. Reserve your day on a new card, and pick up the card the morning you've planned to ski. If buying tickets for multiple days, reserve for one-day first and pick up your new card first. Then once you have the card, go ahead and reload more days online.

Q. Does my lesson or rental include a lift ticket?
A. 
No, you need to purchase your Alpine Lift Ticket separately from lessons and rentals. 

Q. How can I buy tickets for Night Skiing?
A.
Reload or purchase a new card online. Night Ski tickets will also be available at the kiosk, but it is encouraged to buy in advance before you arrive.  

Q. What about discounted tickets such as Student, Military, Buddy Passes, etc.?
A. 
Discounted tickets are only available in-person at a ticket kiosk if full-day tickets have not yet sold out online. We appreciate your understanding.   

Q. What is needed for Tots 6 & under?
A. 
Tots ski free, but please ensure you have tickets arranged for yourself before you arrive on  busy weekends and holidays. Visit a ticket kiosk to get your Tots free ticket/waiver. 

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