The epicentre for gravity fuelled riding, with an ever evolving bike park, perfect for riding with friends, like-minded people and rubbing shoulders with the Pros.
Become a qualified mountain bike guide, with the opportunity for employment following the course as a bike guide for the Whistler Bike Park! IDP level 1 and 2 exams included.
Be coached by the guides from the world famous Whistler Bike Park School and learn how to pass your skills on to others.
Courses / Camps: 4+ days per week of on-mountain coaching, video analysis and maintenance/suspension clinic, first aid course.
Dates: Whistler Bike Park Academy runs 11th May to 2nd June 2014
Group Size: Hiring course limited to mountain staff recruitment requirements, so get in quick!
Cost (including any packages, discounts, lift pass etc): Bike Park Academy £3000 catered
Equipment rental available: Discounted rentals available, but own bike is recommended. Down-hill or all mountain bike is best suited for the park and the course.
Must do Trail: It’s Whistler! There are so many. No where compares, more than 50 incredible lift accessed trails.
Nearest Transport (i.e. Airport, Train, Bus): Flight not included, but we will help you arrange your travel
Airport Transfer available: Yes
Accommodation options: Lodge: Super comfortable, spacious and great quality, bike workshop. Breakfast 7 days & dinner 6 nights per week. Apple TV and WIFI – awesome for watching your GoPro footage!
Entertainment (e.g. best bar): When you’re not shredding, Whistler has a whole bunch of other things to do. Frisbee golf, evening BBQs, swimming in Lost Lake, hiking...finding the time to fit everything in is the only challenge!
Food (e.g restaurants, supermarkets, etc): Breakfast 7 days per week and dinner 6 nights per week included the price of the course. We organise a weekly BBQ too. There’s every kind of restaurant in Whistler from sushi, epic burgers to fine dining, and there are always deals to be had.