VIU International students

Mount Washington Ski Trip

When: Saturday, Mar 2, 2019, 8:15AM - 7:00PM PST

Mount Washington, BC, Canada

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About Mount Washington Ski Trip

Join us as we make our way 2 hours north of Nanaimo to visit Mount Washington Alpine Resort where we will spend the day skiing/snowboarding/tubing. The Mountain has a wide variety of downhill terrain ranging from beginner to expert. 

CC Road Trips - Mt. Washington Ski Trip - March 2, 2019


We have created six different pricing packages based on the varying needs of each individual. 

  • Package #1 ($60) - Tubing ONLY -  includes a day pass to the Snow Tubing Park and round-trip transportation
  • Package #2 ($140) - Lesson ONLY - includes ski/snowboard lesson, lift pass (ideal for participants who own their own skiing/boarding gear and want to improve skill level) and round-trip transportation
  • Package #3 ($180) - Lesson + Rentals - includes ski/snowboard lesson, lift pass, rentals (skis/board, boots, poles) and round-trip transportation (ideal for beginners) 
  • Package #4 ($100) - No Lesson - includes lift pass and round-trip transportation (ideal for participants who own their own gear and are proficient downhill skiers/boarders)
  • Package #5 ($145) - No Lesson + Rentals - includes lift pass, rentals (skis/board, boots, poles), and round-trip transportation (ideal for experienced skiers/boarders who do not wish to have a lesson) 
  • Package #6 ($40) - Round-trip transportation ONLY (for those with gear and lift pass)

*Please note: Packages 4-6 MUST be approved by Cultural Connections staff. Skiers who do not wish to have a lesson MUST prove that they have skied/boarded big mountain terrain in the past 

**It is MANDATORY to wear a helmet if you are skiing or snowboarding with Cultural Connections - if you do not own one - you will be required to rent one prior to receiving your lift pass

What to wear

  • Bring clothes for warm and cold weather
  • A warm sweater and a warm jacket (waterproof jacket if possible)
  • Warm pants (if you have waterproof pants you may want to bring them)
  • Appropriate footwear (winter boots)
  • A toque or warm hat
  • Ski goggles (if you have some)
  • Gloves or mitts
  • Helmet (if skiing or snowboarding) - MANDATORY

What to bring:

  • A change of clothes and shoes for the bus ride home
  • Water bottle 
  • Snacks and lunch (of money for food)
  • Money for shopping or additional rental equipment
  • A small camera

Meeting Location: 

VIU Building 255 - Main Lobby (Second Floor)

Trip Includes:

Round-trip transportation, the rest varies depending on what package is purchased 

Policies, Health & Safety

We have an ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and quality of our trips, with trained and responsible student leaders, staff and community partners. Before you sign-up, please check out our policies & procedures for more information about how to prepare for a trip, as well as our cancellation policy.

How to Sign Up

Our activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with us in person in Building 255.

You will need to have your:

  1. Student card,
  2. Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Insurance Policy)
  3. Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities)

Hours & Locations for Signing Up with us:

Faculty of International Education Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm in Building 255, Second Floor Reception

Lunchtime Activity Information Desk Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 – 1 pm in Building 255 - First Floor Commons

Waiver Form

Please read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attachment section below. All participants are required to read and sign the waiver before the start of the trip. We will provide a paper copy for you to read through again and sign the morning of the trip.


Kelsey Moon - Activity Program Coordinator 

phone: 250.753.3245, Ext. 2737

cell phone: 250.618.2549





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