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Specialty Lessons and Multi Day Camps

Specialty Lessons at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

FreeRide Kids

Our Free Ride Program is a great way for kids to develop their riding skills, meet new friends and explore the Mt. Washington Bike Park all in a fun, organized environment! Our PMBIA-certified coaches provide a safe, fun, and exciting learning experience that helps progress kids to the next stage in their biking development. This is a 4-week group ride program designed for riders aged 7 to 12 who range from beginner to intermediate riding levels.

Starting August 5th, kids will work with the same coach every week learning basic and technical riding skills as well as playing games and learning about bike and Bike Park safety and etiquette. Free Ride group sizes are a maximum of 5 students, providing a perfect balance of learning and socializing.


  • 4 sessions of 5-hour supervised rides from 10am to 3pm (includes 1-hour for lunch)


Beginner Rider:

  • I am still getting used to my bike and I ride on pavement or wide gravel trails.
  • I can ride comfortably on a two-wheel pedal bike and know how to use my hand brakes.
  • I am still working at my stamina for longer distances, and I haven't ridden much on dirt trails.
Novice Rider:
  • I am comfortable on green and easy blue single-track trails; I can confidently use my hand brakes and change gears.
  • I can ride and carry momentum through bumpy, rooty sections without putting my feet down.
  • I can ride down some stairs, wide ladder bridges and skinnys on the ground.
  • I am comfortable riding longer distances and I don't complain when pedaling uphill.
Intermediate Rider:
  • I am comfortable on all blue single-track trails.
  • I can maintain my momentum and ride through rocky, rooty sections both up and down.
  • I have good stamina both up and down trails and can pedal long distances.
  • I can comfortably ride raised ladder bridges and small rock faces.
  • I know how to do a front-wheel lift.



Aug. 5, 2023 - Aug. 26, 2023

4-Week Camp

(ages 7-12)


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(ages 7-12)


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4 day adventure camp at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

4-Day Alpine Kids
Adventure Camp

Mt. Washington’s Alpine Adventure Camps are 4-day camps for kids aged 7 to 12 years old. Activities include hiking, scenic chairlift rides, mountain biking, games, scavenger hunts, disc golf and so much more! Our experienced leaders and guest educators will ensure all camp “adventurers” have the time of their lives while in a safe and controlled environment.

Possible Camp Breakdown:

  • Day 1: Marmot Centre, disc golf, outdoor activities.
  • Day 2: Sports, crafts, chairlift ride to the top of the mountain, and more fun!
  • Day 3: Cross-country bike ride or hike on the Finger Trail.
  • Day 4: Bike Park Day or Strathcona Park hike
  • Day 1 and 2: the whole group will participate in each activity together.
  • Day 3 and 4: participants will choose the bike or hike option.
    Choose your adventure!


Dates: July 24th – 27th, August 14th-17th
Time: 10 am - 3 pm

To effectively participate in the Alpine Adventure Camp bike portion, children must have basic bike skills.




July 24th - 27th or August 14th - 17th


(ages 7-12)


Season Pass Holders



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(4-day or 1-day)


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*bike rental and armour available at a 20% discount.
** Bus transportation will be departing the Experience Comox Valley visitor centre at 9 am and returning at 4pm for camp participants. You can find the centre at: 3607 Small Rd #101, Cumberland, BC V9N 3Z8

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Gravity Ladies Bike Camp at Mt Washington


CALLING ALL FEMALE RIDERS! GRAVITY MTB is proud to team up with Mt. Washington Alpine Resort to offer a 2-day lift-accessed “Ladies Only DH Camp” clinic at Vancouver Island’s mountain bike destination resort!

The clinic is geared towards ladies who are new to the sport of mountain biking as well as experienced riders who are looking to improve their skills while experiencing the thrill of riding in a bike park. It will focus on the Green and entry-level Blue trails and teach basic skills such as body position, cornering, braking/accelerating, line choice, trail manoeuvres as well as Bike Park etiquette and safety.

The weekend is made up of professional instruction by PMBIA-certified coaches, stunning views and a laid-back atmosphere. Riding with like-minded ladies on flowy trails makes for a very memorable weekend.

Book July 28th, 2023



July 28-30th, 2023


(Season pass holder or non-pass holder )

$379.00 or $479.00



10:30 am - 4 pm


(grouped accordingly)

Novice to advanced

*** Bike rental and armour rentals can be added at a 20% discount if required.

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Jump and Drop Clinic at Mount Washington Bike Park

Adult Jump & Drop Clinic
Ages 13+

Are you looking to step your bike park skills up to the next level and learn how to safely gain airtime over those jumps and drops that have intimidated you in the past? This full-day clinic* will have you approaching and executing jumps and drops safely, with confidence and speed.

Join us for this 1-day clinic where one of our expert guides will teach you how to safely go fast and pull up, learning the fundamental skills required to effectively ride those trickier lines in the bike park.

Participants should be comfortable riding all blue trails in the Mount Washington Bike Park and ready to step up to hit those entry-level drops and jumps.

Where you will ride: Skills area, Blue/black level trails



July 16th or Aug. 20th, 2023


(ages 13+)


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(ages 13+)

20% off

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(ages 13+)

20% off

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*Clinic runs from 10 am-3 pm, with an hour break for lunch
Bike rental & armour packages can be added on at 20% discount

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Ladies Nights at Mt Washington

Ladies Night
at Mount Washington

The first Saturday of every month this summer is for the ladies at Mt. Washington! Our Ladies’ Nights are designed to bring like-minded females together for a fun and progressive evening of riding in the Bike Park. Summon your best gal pals and come on up to enjoy discounted 2-hour lift tickets as well as Après specials all in a pressure-free environment among fun and supportive peers. Spend the evening reminiscing with a beer and plan for future rides with new and existing friends while taking in the spectacular views of Strathcona Park.

New to the sport of DH Mountain Biking? Discounted ladies only Learn to Ride packages available from 5:30 pm -7:30 pm. Call for more information or to book.

$19.00- 2-hour Ladies Night ticket (5:30pm to 7:30pm) 

Thursday Night Race Series at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Thursday Night Race Series
at Mount Washington

Back for another season and hosted by Gravity MTB is the ever-popular Mt. Washington Thursday Night Race Series! Races are held every Thursday night in August with a new course every week. Race starts at 6:30pm sharp and afterwards be sure to stick around for results, a craft beverage from Vancouver Island Brewing and great prizing from Gravity MTB. Consider yourself a “race junkie”? The more Thursday Night Races you attend, the better your chances are of winning the grand prize at the end of the series!
Race Series
Ability Levels for Mtn Biking

Ability Levels
What Rider are You?

Not sure about what level you're riding at? Please review our LEVEL Description page to get a better idea of where your riding is at and what course or camp is the best fit for you.
Ability Levels

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Information & Waivers
Print waiver in colour, black and white copies will NOT be accepted.
How old does my child need to be in order to ride the lifts?

Tots 3+ are permitted to Ride the Eagle Chairlift Scenic Chairlift ride provided the child must be able to aid in self-rescue in the unlikely event of an emergency.

Children 6+ are permitted to Ride in the Bike Park provided the child must be able to aid in self-rescue in the unlikely event of an emergency as well as being a competent rider, and having a bike that meets all our requirements.


Not sure about what level you're riding at? Please review our LEVEL Description page to get a better idea of where your riding is at and what course or camp is the best fit for you.

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