Take your skiing to the next level for less at Whistler

Check out some of the best ski and snowboard instruction and improvement camps and programs at Whistler and save with travelplan discounts.

There’s a reason Whistler Blackcomb is regularly voted the #1 ski resort in North America. Over 8000 acres of skiable terrain is one reason, a thriving ski in ski out village is another.

Then there’s the snow. Last season Whistler Blackcomb surpassed its average annual snowfall of 11.6 metres by March with another month and then some left of the season.

Now is the time to hit up Whistler Blackcomb after last season’s record snowfalls with talk of a repeat this coming season. Thanks to an innovative ski school, the resort is also one of the best places to learn to ski, improve your skiing or expand your snow skills with lessons, camps and programs. Book through Travelplan and save.

Small group adult ski & snowboard lessons

The Max 4 Adult means no more than four people per instructor so you get personalised attention. If you don’t have the cash for a private then this is the next best thing.

Private

There’s nothing better than a one on one lesson with an instructor who knows their stuff to fast track you to your next level of skiing or boarding. Choose a ski pro based on language, gender, certification and more.

Kids adventure camps

The best way to get junior rocking on all the terrain Whistler Blackcomb has to offer. These camps have a maximum of six per group and the group gets the same instructor all week long. Your kids get hot lunch and snacks and lift line priority.

Gals camps

All women weekend camps for skiers and snowboarders with two days of female instructor led coaching in a motivating environment so you can expand your terrain with the support of fellow females.

Steep skiing

Extremely Canadian offer a two day Steep Skiing Clinic to discover the amazing steeps of Whistler Blackcomb. You’ll get technical instruction, steep skiing tactics, locals knowledge and an insider’s experience.

Backcountry adventures

The folks from Extremely Canadian offer an eye opening backcountry skiing, snowboarding or telemarking experience and will reveal techniques and tactics to boost your safety, awareness and technique while skiing big mountain terrain.

YES Tours

YES Instructor Training Program might just be the experience you’ve been looking for. The Yes program will enable you to gain your Canadian Ski Alliance (CSIA) Level 1 and 2, depending on the length of program. Choose from 11, 7 or 4 week Instructor training courses and catered or self-catered options.
YES Tours also offers Ski & Snowboard improvement programs and are designed for intermediate to advanced riders.

Avalanche Skills Training

Based on curriculum established by the Canadian Avalanche Centre, AST 1 and 2 courses provide a blend of practical field days with indoor theory.

At the end of the day

When the chairlifts have packed up for the day and instruction is over then it’s time to make the most of Whistler’s extensive apres and dining scene from laid back casual to fine dining. Try Bearfoot Bistro for the oyster bar, degustation and champagne sabre, The Green Moustache for fresh squeezed juices and protein smoothies, Sushi Village for Japanese cuisine, GLC Bar and Grill for the best bloody Mary in town.

The best deals

Travelplan have a range of Whistler Blackcomb holiday packages including Kids Ski Free and Kids Rent Free on some earlybird offers for bookings before August 31. Travel early in the season and save up to 55 percent, travel late season and pay for 8 days and ski up to 21 days.

Book with Travelplan before November 15 and save $50 off select children’s ski programs, women’s camps and Extremely Canadian two day clinics. Plus save $100 each day on 3 day private lessons if booked before November 15.  Check out the Travelplan website or call 1300 754 754.

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