Summer's mile high Scenic Chairlift starts spinning on June 28! After our legendary snow melts, there is still lots ot explore on Mount Washington - come up and enjoy the Alpine to Ocean views and escape for a true island experience. Stay and Play on Mount Washington...You'll love our Island lifestyle!
With the rugged peaks of Strathcona Provincial Park and the Beaufort Range rising around you, and the Strait of Georgia stretching out at your feet, when you are at Mount Washington you know you are somewhere special. Mount Washington Alpine Resort boasts one of the most spectacular coastal alpine settings in North America; you've got to ski it to believe it!
We're not just about skiing though! In the summer season, Mount Washington's alpine playground is at your doorstep, with scenic chairlift rides, hiking, mini golf, disc golf, bungee trampoline and wildlife viewing all waiting for you to experience and enjoy. Mount Washington is also the gateway to Strathcona Provincial Park, BC's oldest, with access to both family friendly nature trails and backcountry peaks. Hike scenic alpine trails just steps from your cabin, where curious whiskey jacks pop down to say hello - you might even spot a Vancouver Island marmot on the rocky mountain slopes.
In winter, imagine a place where you can make sweeping turns in fresh powder, while a maze of islands dot the sea far below. This winter, discover vast depths of all-natural snow (out here we measure in metres, not centimetres!) and a unique Canadian destination where you can enjoy an island getaway that offers some of BC's best skiing, snowboarding and nordic sports and a breath taking ocean view with the added value of all that the Comox Valley and surrounding area have to offer.
Mount Washington is a year round destination for family fun, adventure seekers and romantic getaways. A family destination where you will laugh with the whole family while snow tubing in the winter, or taking turns on the bungee trampoline in the summer. A special place where you can relax and enjoy one of BC's unspoiled natural alpine experiences and activities to attract adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities.
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Tourism Mount Washington's interactive online Visitors Guide helps you discover Mount Washington Accommodations & seasonal facilities. Featuring cultural attractions, activities, shopping and dining options within 45 minutes drive of the mountain, you'll be well on your way to planning your entire trip to the Central Vancouver Island region.
Whether looking for an active family getaway, a reunion, wedding location or company retreat Mount Washington, Vancouver Island's all-season alpine to surf destination, offers you the perfect combination of rugged west coast beauty and outdoor adventure. Your spirit will soar as high as the local bald eagles as you take in the 360° panoramic view of mountain, ocean, islands and lakes 1,000 metres above sea level. Make your dreams of outdoor recreation become reality!