Mount Washington Alpine Resort
ski resort in British Columbia, Canada
English Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Mount Washington Alpine Resort, is a year-round recreation destination located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Adjacent to Strathcona Provincial Park, BC's oldest provincial park, Mt. Washington is the Island’s only full-service ski and summer resort hosting approximately 300,000 visits per year. Situated more than 1 km above sea level, the resort offers breathtaking views of the beautiful Comox Valley, the Strait of Georgia, the Coast Mountains and the Beaufort Range.
In the winter, guests access over 688 ha (1,700 acres) and 507 vertical metres (1,663 ft) of alpine terrain, 55 km (34 mi) of cross-country skiing and 25 km (16 mi) of snowshoeing trails along with a dedicated Nordic lodge, Tube Park and Fat Bike trails. The resort receives some of the biggest snowfalls in North America: over 11 metres (36 ft) annually on average.
Summer features include a 2.3 km (1.5 mi) ZipTour zip line, lift-accessed mountain biking, quad bungy trampoline, scenic chairlift rides, disc golf, miniature golf, boardwalk chess and checkers, shopping and dining.
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English Mt. Washington Alpine Resort
The largest commercial ski area on Vancouver Island. Skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snow tubing, snow shoeing, sledding. Summer attractions such as mountain bike riding and hiking. The resort has a lot of on-mountain accommodation in the Alpine Village.