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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-22-2009, 12:12 PM
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Snowboard camp, Whistler

Hi everyone
I'm a guy from Denmark and I would like to try out the canadian snowboarding conditions. I have done som researching and got to the conclusion that Whistler is the best option for me. My plan is to be in Whistler for 1, maybe 2 month, and for some of those weeks try out a snowboard camp there. My plan is to visit Whistler around february/march because i have heard those month should have great snowboarding conditions.
Anyways i would like to hear what kind of experince people have with the different camps at Whistler. Are there any preferable camps for a intermediate snowboarder?

I have particular been looking at this camps: Snowboard Camps & Snowboard Instructor Courses Whistler, Canada... does anyone have any experience with it?

Thank your for all the replies

Regards Kasper
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-22-2009, 03:28 PM
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Whistler will be one of the venues for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver during February. This may put a damper on your plans based on what changes are made there to accomodate the events. I think March should be ok. Just something to consider.

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I am aware of the 2010 olympics. The question is if I should try plan my trip so the olympics becomes a part of the trip or not. I see both advantages and disadvantages with both scenarios. I would be a massive experience but on the other hand it would limit the possibilities concerning the available terrain.
Either way I was thinking on doing it so I maybe get 1 week of olympics and then 2 weeks without it.

Anyway I wrote the snowboard camp i suggested in the post and they said they had high activity even though the games was going on at the same time.

After some thinking I have been thinking about doing a sommercamp instead... what are the advantages/disadvantages with doing sommercamps instead of "wintercamps"? I am thinking less available terrain in the summer?
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In the summer nothing is open except for the blackcomb glacier. Still fun if you love park but if your looking for long runs and freerideish stuff go during the winter
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