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Specialty Lessons and Multi Day Camps

Gravity  For the Ladies Bike Camp at Mt Washington

For the Ladies
CAMP

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” 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 - Book August

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FOR THE LADIES$399.00
ADD 2-day bike rental - Call for discounted rentals when the program is booked.
FOR THE LADIES BP PASSHOLDERS $305.00
ADD 2-day bike rental - Call for discounted rentals when program booked.
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
Ladies Nights
Instructor courses at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Instructor Courses
at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

The Level 1 course is for both new and experienced instructors alike, looking to learn how to skillfully teach and guide beginner to intermediate mountain bikers, in both cross country and downhill environments.

Book Level 1

July 10th, 22 or July 15, 22


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.

Book Level 2

July 1st, 22
Instructor Courses
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
Jump and Drop Clinic at Mount Washington Bike Park

Adult Jump & Drop Clinic
$89 - 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 on August 7th 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

*Clinic runs from 10 am-3 pm, with an hour break for lunch
Clinic: $89
Bike rental & armour packages can be added on at 20% discount

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Specialty Lessons at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

2-Day Mountain Bike
Kids Camps

2 full days of all things bike park! Our 2 days camps are a great way for kids to develop their riding skills, meet new friends and explore the Mt. Washington Bike Park all in a fun, controlled environment! Our awesome coaches provide a safe and exciting learning experience, focusing on bike progression and offering serious trail time with priority lift loading.  This camp includes 2 full days of group riding designed for children aged 7 to 12 who range from beginner to intermediate to advanced riding levels.

Participants will work with the same coach each day learning basic and technical riding skills as well as playing games and learning about bike and Bike Park safety and etiquette. Group sizes are a maximum of 6 students, providing a perfect balance of learning and socializing. 

Dates:

  • July 23 & 24
  • August 27 & 28

Includes:

  • 4 sessions of 5-hour supervised rides from 11am to 4pm (includes 1-hour for lunch)
  • Bagged Lunch included

Note:

  • If you’re familiar with our Free Ride program, these camps mimic the same curriculum, offered as 2 camps in 2 consecutive days, rather than the 4 week program
  • Not sure what ability level you are? Check out our Ability Level Guide for more info: https://mountwashington.ca/bike-ability-levels.html

Pricing:

  • 2 Day Camp : $184
  • 2 Day Camp Season Passholder: $109
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Specialty Lessons at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

4-Day Alpine
Adventure Camp

Mt. Washington’s Alpine Adventure Camps our 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.

Dates: July 25th – 28th, August 8-11th & August 29th-Sept 1

Click here for Camp Breakdown and additional information: INFO SHEET

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

Pricing:

Camp: $229
SP holder: $169
Add 4- day bagged lunch: $59
*bike rental and armour available at 20% discount

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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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FAQ's
What happens to my Bike Pass if the Resort does not open or is closed part way through the season due to the Covid-19 pandemic?
A)   The Mt. Washington Bike Park opens for the season Saturday, June 27, 2020. Season passes are valid for the duration of the season purchased for, regardless of the actual season end date, as opening and closing dates are planned but not guaranteed.  If extreme circumstances do arise resulting in an unexpected closure of the resort, Bike Pass Holder policies will be reassessed and communicated as such.

LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS

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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