Message from John Smart

Momentum Camps

We have been operating summer camps on the Blackcomb Glacier since 1992.  Over this time we have been a big part of the wild evolution of skiing. From twister spread to triple cork 12’s, Freestyle skiing today is alive with a vengeance and summer camp is where much of this innovation was conceived. Halfpipe and Slopestyle have now joined Moguls on the Olympic roster, so Momentum is perfectly poised to help coach the next generation of skiing stars. Many national and provincial teams come to Momentum each summer to perfect their skills and inspire the up and coming generation. Whether you are an aspiring competitor or a highly motivated recreational skier, we continue to lead and feed the sport in the safest manner with perpetual enthusiasm, inspired from coach to athlete.

Our focus since the camp’s inception has been to ensure that you have one of your best life experiences and more importantly, leave a much better skier than when you arrived. Our record and list of former campers who have gone on to become the new stars of the ski world is unmatched by any camp. Our formula is simple, we use the best skiers in the world to teach you. This has become easier over the years as many of our coaches, who are now Olympians, World Cup Skiers and Top Pros, were former campers themselves and understand what it takes to create an unforgettable camp experience.

The key to our and your success is that the coaches don’t just ride…they teach, motivate and inspire!

Over the years our private terrain has expanded substantially and we now offer the highest, largest and most diverse terrain on the glacier. We build in real progression, from small 5 foot jumps, to intermediate level and our 70′ step over, voted the best jump on the glacier, as well as a huge variety of rails and our world class mogul park. This summer we will again have two huge airbags, including the Progression Landing Bag, allowing campers to train new tricks safely before trying them on snow. Located right beside the highest T-bar we offer a fast turnaround and plenty of mileage!

We have expanded our camp over the years to also include Snowboarding in 3 sessions, as well as 2 weeks of Big Mountain as well as Exposure – our Film + Photo camp.

Off the glacier, we have done our best to make sure you experience the most of Whistler in comfort and convenience. Our luxury hotel accommodation is located in the heart of Whistler Village, along with an all-inclusive meal plan featuring, breakfast, juice break, all-you-can-eat lunch and a dine-around dinners that take you to a different restaurant in the village each night, all within walking distance of our hotel.

Whistler’s wonderful summer season offers so many afternoon activities for us to choose from, which are all included in the Full Package price: from waterramping, paintball, trampoline, to mountain biking, climbing, sailing, supping, yoga, soccer, bungee etc…etc… Since there is so much to see and do in Whistler, we’ve added an extra day off snow in Sessions 1, 3 and 5, so you can truly enjoy this special place.

We are planning this summer’s sessions and look forward to providing another fun-filled, action packed, progressive camp. I hope you will be able to join us, because I know you will have the time of your life and will leave a much improved and more motivated skier.

John Smart, Camp Director
2 x Olympian
13 x World Cup Medalist
Member Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

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