Dec 1, 2004 | Marmot, Winter 2004

Events on Mount Washington

This winter Mount Washington is hosting special events all winter long; from the romantic to the rediculous, from competitive to just plain fun! Check out the events below and join in the fun!

Dec 11 Grand Opening of The Boomerang Chairlift!
Be one of the first to ride our latest lift – The Boomerang! (conditions permitting)

Dec 22 Carols By Candlelight
Come and sing your favorite Christmas Carols outside by candlelight!

Dec 24 Christmas Eve Service
A multi-denominational service.

Dec 25 Santa On The Slopes
Dress up like Santa and get a FREE lift pass for the day!

Dec 26 Coca Cola Torchlight Parade and Fireworks
An entourage of lights down the Whiskey Jack run followed by a spectacular fireworks display!

Dec 31 New Year’s Eve Parties
Come out and celebrate the start of 2005! We’ve got five seperate parties going on.

Jan 3-7 Senior’s Week
Special deals for Senior’s and a contest for the oldest skiier or snowboarder.

Jan 7-9 Columbia Brewery Avalanche Awareness Weekend
Come out and learn more about Avalanche Safety.

Jan 10-14 Kokanee Winter Festival
1/2 Price Full Day Lift Tickets & Trail Passes!

Jan 13-15 Snow Carving Contest
Compete for free by carving a sculpture or your company logo into snow.

Jan 15 Heli Hansen Showtime Challenge
Riders and skiers compete on the Resort’s biggest, most challenging jump, showing off big air and big tricks.

Jan 17-21 Rossignol National
Ski/Board Week Half-price Midweek Discover Skiing, Boarding, and Cross-Country packages.

Jan 22 Atlas Snowshoe Romp
Strap on a pair of Snowshoes and partake in this year’s FREE fun-race.

Jan 29 Fat Teddy’s Mountain Rodeo Party
Grab your lassos and come on out!

Jan 29-30 Cascadia Cup Biathlon
A regional race that attracts competitors from BC and Washington State.

Feb 6 18th Annual Herb Bradley Coca- Cola Classic
This fundraiser for Vancouver Island Adaptive Snow Sports is open to all and attracts both skiers and boarders.

Feb 12 Wood Cup Race & Banquet
A fun but competitive race open to all those involved in the forestry industry.

Feb 13 Corporate Luge Challenge
Whether you luge or not – enter a team and scream your way down the all-natural track – anything can happen!

Feb 19 Powerade Skier Cross
Skiers compete four at a time on a downhill course negotiat ing rollers, tabletops and berms.

Feb 26-27 Telemark Festival
Telemark-specific workshops and clinics on Saturday and the Tele-Cross on Sunday.

March 5 Sprite Super Cross
Qualifying Snowboarders compete four at a time, shoulder to shoulder down an outrageous course in the terrain park featuring rolers, tight berms and huge table tops.

Mar 7-11 Women’s Week
Just for women! All week you get a special combination of Alpine Pass, Group Lesson, and a delicious lunch.
Mar 11 Ladies Only Live Entertainment

Mar 11-14 CIBC K2 Juvenile Provincial Championships
Events include Slalom, Giant Slalom, and Super G.

March 12 Valhalla Pure Extreme Free Ski
Not for the faint of heart, this is an extreme event for extreme skiers, which promises cash prizes for the top contenders.

March 13 Vancouver Island Loppet
This annual cross country race consists of a 30km distance and a shorter recreational category.

March 17 St. Patrick’s Day
Come out for a green beverage in Fat Teddy’s.

March 19 Piper’s Pale Ale After Dark Invitational Night
Vancouver Island’s best boarders and skiers show off spectacular, hair-raising jumps under the spotlight.

March 20 Dual Moguls Challenge
Brought to you by the Freestyle Club.

March 21 Barq’s Snowtubing Festival
Everybody loves snowtubing! Contests and games make this the most fun you can have with the kids.

March 21-25 Spring SnoJam
Have some fun with a week of events.

March 21-25 Kidz Spring Break Camp

March 23 Island Farm’s Green Zone Poker Run
Ski or board your way to the highest hand!

March 24 Old Dutch Obstacle Race
Ski or board a course packed with fun obstacles and features.

March 26 Halfpipe Competition
Boarders and skiers battle the tight competition during this jam session spectacular.

March 26-27 Biathlon BC Cup 5 & 6
The first time a BC Cup event has been hosted by Mount Washington!

March 27 Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt
Ski or Board from one clue to the next until you get to the hidden Chocolate!

April 2 Save-on-Foods Dummy Downhill
Participants build dummies which are let loose down a steep run and sent flying over a huge jump.

April 3 Barq’s Slush Cup
Participants straight-line down a run, over a small ramp, and onto a deep slush pit.

April 24 The Royal Lepage Comox Valley Snow To Surf Adventure Relay Event
9 member teams race from the top of Mount Washington to Marina Park in Comox on skiis, running, cycling, kayaking and canoeing.

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