Snow School

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First-time, developing skills or pushing to the next level. Snow School is here to help.
From never-ever’s to seasoned veterans, the Mount Washington Snow School will slide you up to the next level in your sport. The mountain 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!

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Discovery Days at Mount Washington

FREE Discovery Days
December 11 - 18, 2021

Crisp winter air. Trees covered in snow. Carving down the hill with friends. Sipping hot chocolate by the fireplace... For many Canadians, skiing or snowboarding is more than just an activity, it’s a full-day experience! That’s what makes it so special and why we think everyone deserves to give it a try. Learn how to ski, snowboard or cross-country ski completely FREE this holiday season with Discovery Days, December 11-18. The package includes a Lesson, Easy Acres lift ticket, and equipment rental. Available for anyone 13+ who has never skied or snowboarded before.

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Lessons at Mount Washington

Discover Lessons
First Time Ski or Snowboard

Welcome to the sport of Skiing and Snowboarding! Discovery Lessons are designed for all ages who have never skied or snowboarded before. This all-inclusive package includes: an Easy Acres lift ticket, all the rental equipment you need (ski/board, boots, poles, and helmet) needed and a 1.45-hour beginner lesson. Please note: No Tots in family Discovery Program

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Return Trip package

Return Trip
for Discovery Program Grads

A return package that gives a preferred rate after the completion of the Discover Skiing or Snowboarding program. Includes: Lift ticket, 1.45-hour lesson and rentals. Please note: Return Trip is only offered once to those that have completed any Discovery Program, and for level 1 or 2 skiers and boarders.
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Learn to Turn Program

Learn to Turn
SAVE up to 50%

Mount Washington's Learn to Turn program is a combination of three of our most successful and popular programs to help you get out on the slopes faster and with more confidence. We have combined our Discover Skiing & Snowboarding package with two group lessons along with all your rentals, and two all mountain lift tickets. You save up to 50% compared with paying separately!
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Private Lessons at Mount Washington

Private Lessons
Ski or Snowboard

Private Lessons are the best investment you can make into your child's skiing and snowboarding techniques. Lessons are 1, 2, or 3 hours and include lift line priority loading. Lesson times are available throughout the day subject to availability and for all ability levels.

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Group Lessons at Mount Washington

Group Lessons
Ski or Snowboard

Group lessons are a fun way to learn with others of similar abilities. Pros are trained to deal with splits in classes to keep the learning environment fun and active. All group sessions are 1.45-hours in length and a max. of 5 people per group. Please Note: Group Lessons are available for ability levels 1-4.

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5 week adult freeRide Program

5-Week Adult
FreeRide Program

This 5-week program promotes the development of all-mountain skiing and riding by combining elements of freestyle, race and general improvement strategies for you. Working with the same pro will give you the opportunity to work on 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! Book by Dec. 18th to save!

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10-Week Freeride at  Mount Washington Alpine Resort

10-Week FreeRide
Starting January 15th or 16th

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. 18th to save!

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10-Week VI Riders & Comp at  Mount Washington Alpine Resort

10-Week VI Riders
& Competitive Snowboard Program

We’ve teamed up with VI Riders for a 10-week freestyle development program starting January 15th,2022 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. 18th to save!

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5-Week Mighty Tots

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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5 week parent-tot program

5-Week Parent & Tot
Parent Participation Program

This is a parent-participation program for you and your tot (skiers 2-3 years old or boarders 3-5 years old). This 1-hour program allows you to introduce your tot to the alpine environment. The classes’ focus is on introduction to the Mountain Kids area, the equipment and playtime on snow.

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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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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

Park Camp

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. Includes bagged lunch.

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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 28 - Mar. 4, 2022. 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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Mount Washington Winter Cyber Sale Black Friday

Cyber Weekend Deals
Save up to 50% off

Take advantage of our Cyber Sale and stock up on essential real-world products to improve your winter. Deals are only available until Monday, Nov 29th! Save online now to connect more offline in the great outdoors and see what winter on Vancouver Island really feels like.
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Wear A Mask. Please Be Kind.

Opening Day is planned for Friday, December 10th, 2021. Please follow updated guidelines for safe recreation as recommended by BC Provincial Health. As a guest, it is your responsibility to know what to expect, and to comply with resort policies. Those not following protocols will be asked to leave. Stay up to date on Expectations here on our website. Let's keep our season safe, together.
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