Mount Washington
Alpine Resort

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Getting There

Mount Washington is located on Vancouver Island’s east coast, 15 minutes west of Comox Valley, 40 minutes south of Campbell River, 1.25 hours north of Nanaimo and 2.5 hours from Victoria. *Winter tires required OR chains. Ferry service is available to Nanaimo via Horseshoe Bay or Tsawwassen on the mainland. The nearest airport is located in Comox-Courtenay; flights via connector flights from Vancouver, British Columbia. WetJet provides direct flights from Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta. 

Mount Washington is the perfect mountain for the beginner all the way to the seasoned athlete. Find out what makes it so great here.

Mountain Stats

Season Length: Early December to mid-April

Average Snowfall: 11 meters

Average Temperature: -3 C

Elevation:

  • Base - 1083 meters

  • Summit - 1588 meters

  • Vertical Rise/Drop - 505 meters

Total Terrain: 1700 plus acres

Number of Lifts: 11

  • 2 high speed chairlifts

  • 1 six-pack

  • 1 quad

  • 2 fixed grip quads

  • 1 triple chair

  • 4 magic carpets

Number of Trails: 81

Number of Parks/Pipes: 2 Terrain parks (Stomping Ground Terrain Park and Easy Acres Terrain Park)

Longest run: 1.9 km

Terrain Difficulty:

  • Beginner - % 14

  • Intermediate - % 35

  • Advanced/Expert - % 51

Alpine Skiing/Snowboarding?  Yes

Groomed Nordic Skiing Trails?  Yes

On-hill child Care?  Yes

On-hill accommodations?  Yes

On-hill village?  Yes

Hours of Operation

  • Friday: 9 am to 3:30 pm, 3:30 pm to 10 pm night lift hours, tubing from 1 pm to 10 pm, and Snow School from 8 am to 9 pm

  • Saturday: 9 am to 3:30 pm, 3:30 pm to 10 pm night lift hours, tubing from 11 am to 10 pm, and Snow School from 8 am to 9 pm

  • Sunday: 9 am to 3:30 pm, 3:30 pm to 10 pm night lift hours, tubing from 11 am to 10 pm, and Snow School from 8 am to 9 pm

  • Monday: 9 am to 3:30 pm, tubing from 1 pm to 9 pm, and Snow School from 8 am to 4 pm

  • Tuesday: 9 am to 3:30 pm, tubing from 1 pm to 9 pm, and Snow School from 8 am to 4 pm

  • Wednesday: 9 am to 3:30 pm, tubing from 1 pm to 9 pm, and Snow School from 8 am to 4 pm

  • Thursday: 9 am to 3:30 pm, 3:30 pm to 10 pm night lift hours, tubing from 1 pm to 10 pm, and Snow School from 8 am to 9 pm

Mt. Washington Alpine Resort Frontside Trail Map

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Mt. Washington Alpine Resort Backside Trail Map

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Mt. Washington Nordic Trail Map

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