Dec 1, 2005 | Marmot, Winter 2005

Mount Washington Events Guide


Dec 23 Carols By Candlelight Stop by the Ozone Tubing Park to sing along with a local choir!

Dec 24 Christmas Eve Service A multi-denominational service.

Dec 25 Santa On The Slopes Dress like jolly ol’ Saint Nick and ski or snowboard for free!

Dec 26 Coca Cola Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Check out the awesome entourage of lights down the Whiskey Jack Run followed by a fireworks extravaganza!

Dec 27 Nordic Club – Pursuit Without a Break Skiers race a loop using classic technique, change skis and complete another loop using skating technique.

Dec 31 New Year’s Eve Parties
5 options to help you bring in the New Year! From elegant to rockin – we have something for everyone – including kids!

Jan 2 BC Winter Games Time Trials Biathlon Race

Jan 3 Freedom 50 Day The kids are back to school! Anyone 50 years old or better receives a Free Nordic or Alpine day pass.

Jan 9-13 Kokanee Winter Festival Celebrate Kokanee Winter Festival with Half-Price Midweek Full Day Lift Tickets and Nordic Trail Passes.

Jan 26 Aussie Day From the Land Down Under… FREE Alpine lift passes and Nordic trail passes for all Aussies. Apres Festivities in Fat Teddy’s.

Jan 30 Hospitality Cup Appreciation day for Hospitality Industry.

Feb 4-5 Dairyland Slopestyle Competition Riders on Saturday, and skiers on Sunday compete on a number of different jumps, hits and features down the Slopestyle course, showing off style, technique and flow.

Feb 5 18th Annual Herb Bradley Coca- Cola Classic This fundraiser for Vancouver Island Disabled Skiing Society is open to all public and attracts both skiers and boarders.
Feb 11 Powerade Skier Cross
Skiers only! 4 at a time, competitors fight for the hole shot, and try to stay ahead while flying down a tight course of sharp corners, big rollers and tabletop jumps.

Feb 18-1 Sprite Super Cross
Boarders only! Preliminaries on Saturday, Finals on Sunday. 4 at a time, competitors fight for the holeshot and try to stay ahead while negotiating a tight course of sharp corners, big rollers and tabletop jumps. Great spectator event!

Feb 21 US Visitor’s Day All visitors from the United States receive a FREE Alpine lift pass or Nordic trail pass.
Feb 25-26 Telemark Festival
Telemark-specific workshops and clinics on Saturday and the Tele-Cross on Sunday.

March 4 Helly Hansen Showtime!
Big Air Competition open to all ages.
Riders and skiers aged 14+ go big off a HUGE kicker, and kids under 14 show their stuff off a smaller HUGE kicker. Helmets and Waivers Mandatory!

Mar 11 Pipers After Dark Invitational Come and see
some of Vancouver Island’s best skiers and boarders go
off spectacular, hair-raising jumps under the spotlight.

Mar 12 Dual Mogul Challenge Freestyle Club
Mar 13-17 CH Spring Snow Jam
Three great Spring Snow Jam events this Monday,Wed. and Friday, starting with the Barq’s Snowtube Fest!

March 18 The Brick Halfpipe Competition
Boarders and skiers battle in the pipe!

March 18 Vancouver Island Loppet
This annual cross country race consists of a 30km distance and a shorter recreational category.

March 26-31 National CADS Learn to Ski/Board Festival

April 8 Save-on-Foods Dummy Downhill
Build a Dummy Skier or Boarder, send it over a big jump. Prizes for best dummies, wipeouts…

April 9 Barq’s Slush Cup
Participants straight-line down a run, over a small ramp, and onto a deep slush pit.

April 23 The Royal Lepage Comox Valley Snow To Surf Adventure Relay Event
Come on up and see one of the most incredible team races on the planet!

Photos: mount Washington Alpine Resort & Neil Havers

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