About Grouse Mountain
Grouse Mountain is a vibrant resort offering world-class skiing and snowboarding close to the city of Vancouver, Canada.
Grouse Mountain offers some of best winter skiing in Canada and is known for its extensive snow making capabilities. It's run "The Cut" was named a top 100 run in the world. Whether you're new to skiing or a seasoned ski pro, a winter at Grouse Mountain is an experience of a lifetime.
Boasting an average annual snowfall of almost 10 meters, four chairlifts, 33 runs and six terrain parks, Grouse Mountain has all the necessary ingredients for a winter of fun.
Grouse Mountain Facts
Grouse Mountain offers 33 ski and snowboard runs across over 200 acres of skiable terrain.
Grouse Mountain's "The Cut" was named a top 100 run in the world by CNN Travel.
Grouse Mountain is home to six parks for skiers and riders of all ability levels. Whether you are just getting started in Paradise Park, progressing in the Rookie Park or chasing Big Airs in The Cut Jump Line, there is a spot in the line-up for you.
Grouse Mountain is home to Tyee Ski Club who are famous for teaching children and youth to become competitive alpine ski racers.
Skiing and snowboarding is typically available from December to May every year depending on weather and demand.
Becoming a Ski or Snowboard Instructor at Grouse Mountain
EA Ski & Snowboard offer a comprehensive Ski Instructor Internship program at Grouse Mountain. Sign up today and start preparing for the best winter of your life in Vancouver, Canada.
- Accommodation is included until after the level 1 exam
- Guaranteed job offer
- Internationally recognised qualifications
- Full season employee lift pass
- World-class level one training
- Level one exam costs
- Association membership
- Transport to resort for training if applicable
- EA Program Manager to support you
- Preseason preparation webinars
- Future job opportunities with our network of 27+ resort partners around the globe
Working at Grouse Mountain
Grouse Mountain is a world-class ski resort just 30 minutes from the center of Vancouver, one of the world's top cities. When you spend a season here, you'll benefit from their extensive snowmaking systems ensuring great coverage over a truly epic six month season. The mountain is also open for night skiing which presents even more opportunities to spend time on the mountain.
What about accommodation?
Accommodation for the 2021/2022 season is still to be confirmed, however, as Grouse Mountain is a ski resort near Vancouver and only a short drive away, accommodation is typically based in apartments in North Vancouver or Downtown. These are close to shops, cafes, and a bus stop for mountain access, it is a cool place to be based for a winter. The exact rates and locations vary so we will endeavour to let you know the final details at the earliest opportunity. Downtown has more amenities but is a little further away. Our priority is to balance cost, location and quality to provide a fantastic seasonal option.
Vancouver Apartments Typically Feature (subject to change):
- Free High speed Internet connection
- Cable TV with DVD Player
- Fridge, Stove, Microwave
- Dishes, pots & pans, all utensils
- Bedding, linens, towels
- Laundry facilities
- Utilities including hydro, heat and hot water
Both the CISA and CASI are internationally recognised snowsports instruction associations and are the governing bodies for ski/snowboard instructor qualifications in Canada. CASI and CSIA qualifications are highly regarded in the industry and a qualification with the Canadian system will build your technical understanding and allow you to effectively instruct skiing or snowboarding.
EA Program Managers
EA Ski & Snowboard want you to have the best winter possible at Grouse Mountain. This means that we have someone on the ground, who is easily contacted and there to offer advice and support at all times. They are familiar with Grouse Mountain and Vancouver and will be a familiar face to make your gap year and first winter that much easier.
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