Snow School



WELCOME TO NORDIC | Learn to ride (and glide)

Explore the wilds of Strathcona Park as you meander through the snow-covered trees surrounder by rugged ice-capped mountains. The quiet serenity of the old-growth forests will do more for your well-being than a day at the spa.

Mt. Washington is rated as one of North America's top Nordic Centres. Perched on the edge of Strathcona Provincial Park, the Nordic Centre features Raven Lodge, a quintessential timber-framed ski lodge with full dining, retail and rental options. XC skiers are treated to unparalleled views along 55 km of machine groomed and classic XC trails.

Snowshoeing at Mt. Washington will transport you to a magical wonderland featuring 22km of meandering trails with stunning views. We also offer Fat Biking on specific snowshoe and cross-country ski trails (weather permitting), in addition to our new Fat Bike-specific trail "Marmot's Mess". All trail passes, rentals and maps are available at the Raven Lodge.
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Discover Nordic Skiing

$69/ adults
  • Learn beginner techniques
  • All-Inclusive package includes trail pass and equipment
  • Available for
  • Child - $36
  • Youth - $69
  • Senior - $69
  • Family or four - $199

Private Lessons

$94 / adults
  • Improve your skating or classic technique
  • Lessons available 7-days a week
  • ADD-ON: additional person - $39
  • Ages 4 and up
  • 1.5 hour lessons
  • Lesson times: 10am ,12pm, 2pm
  • Subject to instructor availability

Group Lessons

$39 / 13+
  • Join a group lesson with friends. Go classic or Skate
  • Lessons available 7-days a week
  • Child (6-12) - $29
  • Ages 13 and up
  • 1.5 hour lessons
  • Lesson times: 10am ,12pm, 2pm
  • Subject to instructor availability

Discover Nordic Classic or Skate

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 the student have classic skied before taking skate lessons.

Days Available. Every weekend starting December 22 and daily during the Christmas holidays.

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.

Adults, Youth & Seniors (13+)$69.00
All Discover Lessons Include: trail pass and equipment rentals 
Times: 10 am , 12 pm, & 2 pm
Child (6-12_$69.00
All Discover Lessons Include: trail pass and equipment rentals 
Times: 10 am , 12 pm, & 2 pm
Family of 4 (6+)$199.00
All Discover Lessons Include: trail pass and equipment rentals 
Times: 10 am , 12 pm, & 2 pm

Private Nordic Classic or Skate

Private Lessons. Whether you're new to the sport or a seasoned veteran, a private lesson is the best way to improve your skating or classic technique.
Days Available. 7-days a week at 10 am, 12 pm or 2 pm.
Ages (4+)$94.00
Available 7-days a week*. Times: 10 am , 12 pm, & 2 pm
*Subject to instructor availability
Additional person$39.00
Add an additional person to your private lesson for only $39.00 Available 7 days a week.

Group Nordic Classic or Skate Lessons

Group Lessons. Our group lessons are a great introduction to classic or skate skiing in a fun and supportive group envirronment. 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 TBA and daily during the Christmas holidays at 10 am, 12 pm or 2 pm

Adults (13+)$39.00
Available 7-days a week
Times: 10 am , 12 pm, & 2 pm
Child (6-12)$29.00
Every weekend starting December TBA and daily during the Christmas holidays at 10 am, 12 pm or 2 pm

Free Glide Program

This 5-week program promotes the development of classic or skate skiing by giving participants the skills to enjoy the great ski trails at the Mt. Washington Nordic Centre. Working with the same instructor each week will allow you to work on new skills as you develop your technique through exercises and guided mileage. Weekly sessions are 1.5 hours long and are available to guest aged 19+ of all abilities.
Classic (19+)$99.00
Classic  - 5 consecutive Sundays starting January 10th, 2021
Skate (19+)$99.00
Skate - 5 consecutive Sundays starting February 21st, 2021
Add-On: Nordic 6ixPak Adult: $146, Senior $119
Add-On: XC Seasonal Rentals $189, Early Bird: $149

Snow to Surf Clinic

Are you signed up for the Nordic leg of the annual Royal LePage Comox Valley Snow to Surf Adventure Race event? Get prepared for it by joining our season instructors who are well- versed in this leg of the event and can help you succeed. During the 1.5 hour clinic, skiers will follow the Snow to Surf course, which is approximately 7 km in length of groomed and track set for classic or skate skiing.
Classic (19+)$49.00
Classic: March 27, Skate: March 28 both start at 10:00 am

Women's Week

Enjoy our Women's Week packages and special apres all week long. Lesons are taught by and designed especially for women. Women of similar abilities are grouped into small classes to meet new friends and revist old ones as you improve your skiing technique.
Adult (13+)$54.00
Starts at 10:00 am each day Season Passholder - $44
Senior (65+)$49.00
Starts at 10:00 am each day Season Passholder - $44
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Please follow these steps to reload all RFID cards. Your WTP reload number is located on the back of your card below the liability disclaimer.
  1. You must start each pass purchase individually by entering the RFID card number on this webpage
  2. Enter the number in as printed. Example: XXXXXXXX-XXX-XXX
  3. Select Pass type required
  4. To reload multiple passes you will need to duplicate this process for each pass holder.
  5. Family passes are available for Gold or Alpine season passes with a direct familial link you qualify for an additional 10% discount on your season pass purchase. May not be combined with Nordic passes.

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How can I make my purchase?

A) Passes are available for sale online or over the phone, however, this varies depending on the pass type and what you are purchasing. We are experiencing high call volumes and may not get back to everyone on the same day. If you are experiencing issues completing a purchase online, please complete the  Contact Us Form and as long as we have received your details before the September 30th deadline, we will honour the early price when we contact you to complete the purchase. Please read carefully:

1. If you are only reloading your Winter Season Pass, easily do so online using your RFID card here. RELOAD YOUR PASS

2. If you are purchasing a winter Student or Parent Season Pass type, verification is needed. Please call to purchase 1-250-334-5759 

3. For all other Season Passes, purchase online using the links above or call us at 1-250-334-5759 


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