Whistler Blackcomb invites you to bring your students to discover our world renowned Mountain Bike trails through our Schools on Dirt Program. Students of all ages and ability levels will spend a day with us discovering the adventure of mountain biking, in a setting only Whistler Blackcomb can provide. Our mandate is to provide an accessible, memorable experience at Whistler Blackcomb and inspire a life-long love and passion for the sport and mountains.
The Whistler Blackcomb Bike Park
The Whistler Blackcomb mountain bike park is the biggest in North America with 200km of trails covering 4,800 vertical feet. We have lift serviced trails for everyone, from the first time mountain biker to the expert mountain biker. Strategically located throughout this network of trails are three skill centres, each designed for a different ability level.
The green skills centre is built close to the ground for riders just learning to clear obstacles and ride planks.
The blue zone increases the difficulty by raising, narrowing and tightening all of the constructed elements.
The double black skills centre is for expert riders only including a dazzling display of North Shore-style obstacles.
Also located within the bike park is a biker-cross track where advanced mountain bikers or racers can perfect their racing techniques. After each run, your students will use the Fitzsimmons Chair at the base of Whistler Mountain or Garbanzo Chair at top of Fitzsimmons Chair to get back to their favourite trails. Specialized racks on a separate chair directly in front of the riders will securely transport their bikes to the top of the park.
2013 Schools on Dirt Program
Daily: May 17-June 30 and Sept 3-Oct 14.
The Schools on Dirt program follows the same principles as our successful Ride Tribe Schools program and is aimed at elementary and secondary school aged students of all ability levels, who live in Vancouver and the surrounding region. Our experienced mountain bike guides can take everyone from the first time mountain biker to the experienced racer and guide them around North America's largest mountain bike park in a safe and fun environment. Unlike our Schools on Snow program, you and any other trip organizer can participate in the bike program alongside the students! Program rates
Here is a look into the daily itinerary for secondary students and elementary students in the Schools on Dirt program:
2013 Schools on Dirt Pricing
|Elementary and Secondary Programs||Price|
|Youth Session Only||$47.00|
|Youth Lift and Session||$56.00|
|Youth Lift, Session and Rental||$74.00|
|Lunch Voucher||$14.00 ($16 value)|
|Adult Rental Bike||$46.00|
|Additional Adult Lift Ticket (Complimentary Adult Tickets Provided at 1:8 Student Ratio)||$32.00|
|2hr Guided Valley Bike Tour||$45.50|
|PEAK 2 PEAK Sightsee & Lunch Package||$32.00|
|All applicable taxes are included.|
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PEAK 2 PEAK Alpine Experience
School PEAK 2 PEAK Sightseeing and Lunch Package
|Bring your students to Whistler this season to enjoy the spectacular views from the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, and have lunch on the top of Whistler Mountain with our PEAK 2 PEAK Sightsee and Lunch package.
Spanning the distance between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, the new world record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is a breathtaking, 4.4-kilometre journey to infinite possibilities. Redefining the Whistler summer experience by creating limitless new ways to get up-close-and-personal with the mountains, this engineering marvel breaks three world records.
➜ Longest unsupported span of 3.024 kilometres.
|PEAK 2 PEAK Sightsee & Lunch Packages||Price|
|Youth PEAK 2 PEAK Sightsee & Lunch Package
(Includes a $16 Lunch Voucher)
|Adult PEAK 2 PEAK Sightsee & Lunch Package
(Includes a $16 Lunch Voucher)
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