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Ski and Snowboard Lessons
Whistler Blackcomb Snow School is regarded as one of the best ski and snowboard schools in North America. Snow School programs offer up the best possible opportunity to improve skills and gain confidence, skip lift lines and discover the wonders of Whistler Blackcomb. We have certified and professional instructors from around the world to help you in your language, ability and style.
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Private Lessons & Guides
Ski All Ages

Build your confidence and explore the mountains with a pro that matches your exact needs. Go one-on-one or make a group with up to four family or friends of similar ability. You can select pros by specific languages, gender and certification level. Plus, the highest certified pros with the most experience teaching and guiding. All Ages. Learn More
MAX4 Group Lessons
Adult Ski

Snow School's newest approach to improving your skiing, MAX4. No more than four people per instructor means you get more of what you want - mileage, attention, value. It's simply the best way to maximize your time on the mountains. Learn More
The CAMP

Join The CAMP for the ultimate multi-day ski experience at Whistler Blackcomb. Your goals for the week are our main focus. Whether you want develop your skills and expand your terrain, or you're just looking for an incredible vacation experience, The CAMP will help you reach your goals.   

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Peak to Valley Prep Camp
The Peak to Valley Race is coming up on February 24th -25th are you ready? Train and get the inside scoop from past winners like Ricky Brown, Tom Pro, John Kindree, Chris Kent, and Kim & Ken Pederson. This two day camp will give you the skills and tactics you need to get you racing your best. Learn More
Private Lessons & Guides
Snowboard All Ages

Build your confidence and explore the mountains with a pro that matches your exact needs. Go one-on-one or make a group with up to four family or friends of similar ability. You can select pros by specific languages, gender and certification level. Plus, the highest certified pros with the most experience teaching and guiding. All Ages. Learn More
MAX4 Group Lessons
Adult Snowboard

Snow School's newest approach to improving your riding, MAX4. No more than four people per instructor means you get more of what you want - mileage, attention, value. It's simply the best way to maximize your time on the mountains. Learn More
Family Private Lessons & Guides Ski and Snowboard
Skiing or snowboarding with your children is one of the most rewarding mountain experiences for a parent. Not only do you get to ski or ride with your children, but you can also customize your day to fit your family's individual needs. Ski together all day, or split your time with your guide. The day is yours, and as a family a private lesson is the best way to take advantage of your valuable holiday time. Learn More
Extremely Canadian Steep Ski Clinics
A two day Steep Skiing Clinic where you will discover both the best of Whistler Blackcomb’s insane steeps, and the best of yourself. Our dedicated coaches mix a potent cocktail of technical instruction, steep skiing tactics, and local knowledge, to provide you with an insiders experience not to be found anywhere else. Learn More
Extremely Canadian Freeride Snowboard Camps
For all those snowboarders who have been jealous of their two-planked comrades dominating the mountain with their Steep Skiing Guides, we are now here for you. Our professional team of snowboard coaches is going to ensure you maximize your experience on Whistler Blackcomb’s world-class, big-mountain terrain. Learn More
THE NORTH FACE WOMEN’S SKI CAMPS
These all women weekend camps will help you master confidence at any level of skiing. Two days with top female coaching, in a safe and motivating environment, will help you expand your terrain and develop your skills. Learn More
Showcase Women's Snowboard Camps
These all women weekend ride camps will help you master confidence at any level of snowboarding. Two days with top female coaching, in a safe and motivating environment, will help you expand your terrain and develop your skills. Learn More
Extremely Canadian Backcountry Adventures
In a full day of mind-blowing guided backcountry snowboarding, telemarking or skiing, Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG) will share techniques and tactics to hone your skiing, boost your safety knowledge, and heighten your awareness in big mountain terrain. Learn More
Ski or Ride with an Olympian
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ski or snowboard with an Olympian? Follow in their tracks, copy their technique or hear their stories? Wonder no longer with Snow School’s most exclusive program. Learn More
Momentum Mogul Clinics
Directed by 2 x Olympian John Smart, these all day specialized mogul clinics, will teach you how to boost your confidence and technique in the bumps. Using techniques developed directly from the world's top mogul skiers, the clinics are geared for advanced recreational to competitive skiers of all ages. Unlock the simple mystery of skiing bumps and become an all round more versatile skier. Learn More
PARK 101
Learn the basics to ride park for only $50. On April 8, we are proud to bring back by popular demand Park 101. This program is intended for skiers and riders who have very little experience riding jumps or Terrain Park features. Let our team of experienced coaches show you the basics of Park 101 with a maximum of 4 in your class. Take your riding to the next level! Learn More
Adult Lesson Pass Programs
Winter-long programs for all ages and abilities designed to develop your skills, boost your confidence and make life-long connections including Club Linc, Gatebusters, , Senior Ski Team, MAX4 Unlimited and MAX4 Pass. To purchase an Adult Lesson Pass Program call: 1-800-766-0449. Programs require lift ticket or season pass. Learn More
Whistler Kids Childcare
Whistler Blackcomb offers 4 fully licensed childcare programs for children aged 18 to 48 months and 3 to 5yrs. All of our staff are trained in first aid and have plenty of childcare experience in order to provide the quality care they deserve. This is a fun, stimulating, age appropriate environment in four convenient locations. Relax and share the spirit of the mountains with your entire family. Learn More
Discover Whistler Days
Discover your peak form at off peak prices. Set your sights on Discover Whistler Days’ special value periods. For Snow School’s best deals. Learn More
Avalanche Skills Training
AST programs are an essential first step to safe backcountry use in the winter. Based on curriculum established by the Canadian Avalanche Centre, AST 1 and 2 courses provide a blend of practical field days with indoor theory. Learn More
Instructor Training Programs
Whistler Blackcomb is the world's #1 destination resort to host ski or snowboard instructor training programs. The simple fact that our two mountains provide 8,100+ acres of unparalleled terrain, a rockin' village at the base of the mountains, and by far, the most highly certified trainers in Canada, highlights Whistler Blackcomb as the industry leader (obvious choice) when considering your course destination. Whistler Blackcomb Snow School has an exclusive partnership with Yes Improvement and Alltracks Academy, premier Instructor Training Programs, each with an impeccable history of delivering unmatched results with extraordinary quality of service. Learn More
Certification Courses
Your first step to becoming a certified ski instructor and a member of the Canadian Ski Instructors' Alliance (CSIA). Level 1 program information. Learn More

Snow School Online Learning


The Whistler Blackcomb Snow School is dedicated to improving your skiing and riding, after all, we are here to help. If you are unable to visit us in person, but dedicated to improving your skills check out the videos below:
Bump Series - Part 1
Video: Learn to Ski Bumps

Breaking down the bumps, a 6-step guide.

Bump Series - Part 2
Video: Turn Versatility

Breaking down the bumps, a 6-step guide.

Bump Series - Part 3
Video: Line Choice

Breaking down the bumps, a 6-step guide.

Performance Series - Part 1
Video: Skiing with Flow
Performance Series - Part 2
Video: Improve your Freeskiing
Performance Series - Part 3
Video: Improve your Freeskiing
Performance Series - Part 4
Video: Improve your Freeskiing in Powder
WHISTLER BLACKCOMB'S
LESSON GUIDE

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