Mount Washington is a unique all-season alpine destination located on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, on the West Coast of Canada, where visitors can enjoy all that this mile-high alpine destination and Vancouver Island has to offer. The village offers a tranquil setting with a wide choice of fully self-contained accommodation to cater for year round visitors . . . there is something for everyone!
You can ride through powder in the Outback, ski cross country in the tracks of Olympians, cast a line, kayak pristine rivers and rugged coastlines, hike and bike stunning forested trails, ride the waves on the West Coast, whale watch, or explore some of the world's best cold water diving . . . You'll love our island lifestyle!
In the summer, Vancouver Island’s all-season alpine resort features one of the top up and coming mountain bike parks in North America. 1,000 metres above sea level, the panoramic view of mountains, ocean, islands and lakes makes spirits soar like eagles. For hiking enthusiasts, it is the gateway to Strathcona Provincial Park and provides boardwalk access to lakes, meadows and trailheads for multi-day hikes and is the perfect destination for visitors looking for outdoor adventure and a great family location from which to explore the Comox Valley and Vancouver Island.
In the winter, if winter sports are your passion, Mount Washington is the ultimate Canadian ski destination. Located mid-island, this unique mile-high alpine to surf destination offers ski in/out accommodation for more than 4000 people, 1700 acres of downhill terrain with ocean views, two great terrain parks, a world-class Nordic centre with 33 miles of trails, a biathlon centre and a further 20 kilometres of gentle slopes and rolling hills for snowshoeing enthusiasts.
For further information on Vancouver Island and other areas of BC please check out Tourism BC's website hellobc.com
, Tourism Vancouver Island's website
and the GoBC