District Snowshoes

How to book district snowshoes

Step 1 – Book dates you will be using the snowshoes

Step 2– Pick up snowshoes the day before your trip.  Arrange pick up details with Serina Allison (serina.allison@sd71.bc.ca).  Pick up will be at Nala’atsi behind Courtenay Elementary.

Step 3 – Arrange with Serina Allison when to return snowshoes.

In the kit you will find:

  1. sign in and log binder
  2. flagging tape for damaged or broken gear
  3. 3 sizes of snowshoes in easy to carry bins
  4. winter and snow resource kit for onsite learning

50 snowshoes total – 3 different sizes

x5 Children’s TYKER Snowshoes

The TYKER snowshoes fit kids shoe sizes 7.5-13.5 and adult sizes 1-4.5

x25 Youth SHIFT Snowshoes

The SHIFT snowshoe fit shoe sizes 1-7(US men’s), and sizes 2- 10 (US women’s) 

x20 Adult EVO Snowshoes

The EVO snowshoe fit youth size 4.5 to size 15 men’s with a max load weight of ~250lbs

Snow-Forecast is a reliable up-to-date snow forecast for Mount Washington area.  Consider wind speed and snowfall when planning your trip.

A direct link to Mount Washington Alpine Resorts snow forecast.

Mountain Travel 

District Approved Mountain Transportation:

*** Please contact Main-Road Contracting if utilizing the areas around Anderson Hill and Rampart Hill. In the communications please indicate you are a school group, include your school name, your name, the date, time, and location you will be playing.

Email Danny– dlecain@mainroad.ca

      • All district approved transportation is approved to go up Mount Washington’s Strathcona Parkway Road.  Click HERE for all district approved transportation contractors
      • All three of the International Mini-Busses are equipped with winter tires
      • Be sure to practice putting on mini-bus chains prior to trip
      • Driver must have a valid class four drivers license
      • A parent drivers must have winter tires and chains traveling up to Mount Washington.  Please have parents fill out all necessary volunteers driving forms prior to trip. 
      • Volunteer Driver Applicationcompleted each trip
      • Copy of drivers license and insuranceonce a year, keep on school file
      • ICBC- Competed Drivers Abstract once a year, keep on school file
      • Criminal Record Checkonce a year, keep on school file ***only required for overnight trips