• Sunday, Feb 6, 2022
  • Meet at 8:45AM, Lesson begins at 930AM
  • Whistler Village Gondola, Skiers Plaza, Whistler, BC, V0N 1B4
  • Cost: $25 +GST
  • no experience needed, beginner

Event Details

Supported by Parks Canada and Whistler Blackcomb.

We ask our allies to allow BIPoC members to register for this event. Thank you!

This intro to downhill skiing lesson in Whistler will help you learn the basics from how to put on your skis to learning to stop and more.

Suitable for beginners who have no experience to those still working on the very basics of skiing and are getting comfortable on the slopes, beginner-friendly. Ages 18+

Please note: each participant will be responsible for getting to Whistler. You can organize carpooling through our Private Facebook Group. There are also shuttles/buses that you can take from Vancouver to Whistler. We’ve reduced the cost of this event to account for additional transportation costs.



With the increased spread of Omicron and in accordance with Provincial Health orders, all participants must be double vaccinated and show proof of vaccination in order to participate in our events so we can do our part to keep everyone as safe as possible and allow us to continue to hold events.

Participants must also wear mask when indoors, at all times and outdoors when we cannot stay 6 ft or more apart.

If you are feeling any flu-like symptoms before the event, please stay home.


Registration includes:

  • Lift pass
  • Skis, poles, boots and helmet rental
  • Lesson + Ski instructor (1:5)

Lesson Duration: ~5.5 hours (9:30am-3pm)

There will be a lunch break where you can purchase lunch at a local restaurant or sit outside with your own packed lunch.

What you’ll need to bring/wear:

  • Face mask for when you’re indoors and in situations where you can’t be 6ft apart
  • Proof of vaccination and ID (double vaccination required)
  • Warm clothes including moisture wicking base layers, mid layers to trap body heat, and water-resistant outerwear, warm calf-high socks, and gloves
  • Goggles or sunglasses
  • Sunscreen is recommended, even on cloudy days

Information about Whistler’s COVID-19 policies: https://www.whistlerblackcomb.com/explore-the-resort/about-the-resort/winter-experience.aspx


Photo & Video Release Consent:

By purchasing a ticket you grant permission for Colour the Trails and sponsors to use any portion of the photos or videos from this event that have been taken by Colour the Trails videographers and photographers for the purpose of sharing experiences with the community and encouraging future participation in events which can include but is not limited to, print or digital versions, social media and websites without any more compensation or recognition given. Colour the Trails will not use the photographs in a manner that would exploit or cause malicious representation toward you.

Please contact [email protected] BEFORE the event if you do not wish to be photographed or on video during an event.

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