Mount Washington
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Mount Washington’s snowed in for Christmas

For skiers and snowboarders out there, all we really want for Christmas is snow and a lot more of it. Seems Santa has been playing nice with Ullr these past few weeks bringing joy to all SnowSeekers. Take a look at our recent coverage that proves how epic this snowy collaboration has been.

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Mount Washington opens in epic fashion

Mount Washington had a most epic opening day. Check out SnowSeekers' photos here. 

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Just add water – or snow – on your island getaway

Come March when it’s pretty much guaranteed bitter temperatures will pummel us in the Prairies, the coast is celebrating spring. It’s a glorious seasonal mash-up that means flowers are blooming but people are still skiing - and surfing in the same weekend.

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Three-day blizzard dumps mounds of snow on Mount Washington

Snow god Ullr smiled on Mount Washington's this mid-January 2015 week delivering upwards of two feet of snow in three days.

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Vancouver Island bound: Getting there is half the adventure

Getting from point A to B can be just as fulfilling as the adventure that awaits at the end of the journey - much like a trip to Mount Washington on B.C.’s Vancouver Island.

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Families and new skiers score big at Mount Washington

With magic carpets on Mount Washington's beginner hills, and powderful intermediate and expert slopes, the ski resort is the perfect spot for people of any age and ability level to challenge and refine their skill in the powder.

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More powder to the people

COMOX, B.C. - Paula Worthington shares her first-time experience skiing at Vancouver Island’s Mount Washington Ski Resort, with snow ghosts all around. 

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Big snowfall allows Mount Washington to open early again

The snow gods are smiling on Mount Washington Alpine Resort again this year. The ski resort on Vancouver Island will open a week early for the fourth year in a row.  

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Still Snow Seeking: Heading backcountry on Vancouver Island

As the chairlifts around the Northern Hemisphere stop turning over the next little while, it’s hard to think about putting away the skis for storage. The winter season over on Vancouver Island was pretty spectacular and with reports of record-breaking seasons for snowfall coming in across Canada, it’s easy to realize that spring is well under way and summer is just around the corner.

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Skiing the glades of Mount Washington

MOUNT WASHINGTON, BC – For intermediate and advanced skiers and boarders, glades are sought after for the natural windbreak they provide. It’s not uncommon to find snow stashes almost four times as large as the nightly snowfall. There’s a reason the locals forsake the main runs and quickly disappear through the trees. At Mount Washington, the glades offer you an obstacle course, a pow paradise, a shredders heaven, and even a lunch break destination.

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Riding the Outback at Mount Washington Resort

MOUNT WASHINGTON, BC — A dude walks up to a bar that houses a surf board overhead and orders up a Mai-Tai. He’s geared up in snowboard boots with his deck under his arm; no this is not the start of a bad joke – it’s just another great day at Fat Teddy’s Bar & Grill, found at one of British Columbia’s top ski resorts—Mount Washington Alpine Resort.

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VIDEO: Saying goodbye to 2011 in style at Mount Washington

MOUNT WASHINGTON, BC — The good folks at Mount Washington wanted to share a quick vid that was shot over the last couple of days on mountain. Mount Washington Alpine Resort received close to a metre of snow over in the waning days of 2011, and more is in the forecast.

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Mount Washington’s Nordic bliss

MOUNT WASHINGTON, BC — If you are looking for some Nordic action that will knock your boots off, then book a flight or set sail with B.C. Ferries.

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Working to be lazy – nordic skiing in Mount Washington

MOUNT WASHINGTON, BC – After I got my job with SnowSeekers I said there were three things I wanted to do in my first year: snowmobiling, dog sledding, and nordic skiing. I was fortunate enough to get out on a snowmobile a few times during my first season, and although it's been a little more than a year since I started here, I can finally cross nordic off my list. 

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Mount Washington’s Outback

COMOX-COURTENAY, BC — Mount Washington Alpine Resort has a vibe all its own. There is only one place in Canada if not the world, where, with the right binoculars, you could do some whale watching while hanging on the snowboard or the sticks.....

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Canada’s island of snow

MOUNT WASHINGTON, BC — When someone says the word island to you, do you immediately think of palm trees and a Corona?

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VIDEO: The Snow Show — Mount Washington episode

This week's episode of the Snow Show sees Mount Washington photographer Gordon Ross take Doc Pow for a late night snowshoe fondue tour, a great night out at Fat Teddy's, and some epic turns at this Vancouver Island gem.

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