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Mount Washington Summer Scenic Chairlift

SUMMER on Mount Washington

In the summer, your spirit will soar like the eagles flying overhead as you take in panoramic views of mountains, ocean, islands and lakes from Vancouver Island's all-season resort. For hiking enthusiasts, Mount Washington is the gateway to Strathcona Provincial Park and provides boardwalk access to lakes, meadows and trailheads for multi-day hikes. The perfect destination for visitors looking for outdoor adventure and a great family location from which to explore the Comox Valley and Vancouver Island.

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Mount Washington Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding

WINTER On Mount Washington

In the winter, Mount Washington is the ultimate Canadian ski destination for passionate snow sport enthusiasts. 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.

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Mount Washington Events Calendar


The Mount Washington events calendar is full winter and summer, with festivals, skills competitions, and guided hikes. Favourites include the Tapped Beer Festival (July), Alpine Wine Festival (August) and the Torchlight Parade in December.

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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 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!

For further information on Vancouver Island and other areas of BC please check out Tourism BC's website, Tourism Vancouver Island's website and the GoBC website