Jul 1, 2008 | Marmot, Summer 2008

2008 Mount Washington Summer Events

Upcomming event on Mount Washington.

June 20 • Mile High Chairlift Rides Begin The summer season begins today at Mount Washington. Summer Scenic Chairlift Ride operations continue to September 21.

June 30 • Mountain Bike Season begins (Weather permitting)

July 1 • Save On Foods Canada Day Celebrations Celebrate Canada Day with your family with bouncey castles and playing fun picnic games with prizes sponsored by Save-on-Foods.

July 1 • Beavertails Tail Eating Contest This popular FREE event from the winter happens to ring in Canada’s birthday! Join us at the Beavertails hut to test your gut and your mettle. He or she who eatsthe most tails wins!

July 7-11 • Norco Learn To Ride Week Lift, lesson and special rental package for beginner riders, just $49! Pre-booking required, space is limited!

July 11 • 9th Annual Beer Festival This is the event that all you beer lovers have been waiting for! Unlimited samplings, souvenir glass and awesome live music.

July 19 • Old Dutch Open Disc Golf Tournament 18 hole tourney, long drive competition, putting competition, closest to pin comp. Great times!

Aug 7, 14, 21 & 28 • Lucky Thursday DH Race Series Get lucky for $5 at this fun DH race series sponsored by the Island favourites Lucky Lager and Dodge City Cycles!

Aug 8 • 10th Annual Alpine Wine Festival A wide selection of wines to taste plus local foods and great music. This is a mile-high-class event, so gather some friends and

make a weekend out of it!

Aug 23 • Bearclaw Invitational Slopestyle III One of the world’s premier slopestyle mountainbike events.

Sept 5-7 • Beyond The Kitchen Door presents the 1st Annual Culinary Festival Where the food is the attraction! Cooking classes, Marketplace and gala dinner.

Sept 7 • 2nd Annual Jump Camp This grass roots Jump Jam welcomes all riders (male and female) from all parts of the Island and beyond! Come for the dirt, the DJ, and the good times!

Sept 8-12 • Back to Bike School Special package at the Tread Shed all week.

Sept 13 • CIBC Wood Gundy 3rd Annual Sprint to the Summit A fun, grueling race to the peak of Mount Washington.

Sept 20 • Sleemans DH Race End of the season fun race.

Sept 21 • Final day of operations for Summer 2008 Entertainment, food and beverage specials and the Thanksgiving “Turkey” Sale at Mtn Tek and Altitude Sport & Gift.

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