Mount Washington Alpine Resort is a year-round alpine activity centre. Winter activities include alpine day and night skiing and snowboarding, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, the tubing park, on-hill events and competitions and “après ski” activities. The summer activities can include scenic chairlift rides, hiking, mini golf, disc golf, bungee trampoline, weddings, summer festival events, wildlife viewing and possible mountain biking. Spring and fall offer hiking opportunities.
Strathcona Park Information
Strathcona Park is the oldest provincial park in BC and it borders the Mount Washington Alpine Resort. The main trailheads to Paradise Meadows/Forbidden Plateau originate at the Raven Lodge at the end of Nordic Road. The park is full of spectacular peaks and valleys, plentiful wildlife, well established campsites and well organized trails and trail maps. More information on the Strathcona Park can be found at http://www.strathconapark.com/
Mount Washington Ski Hill Information
Mount Washington Alpine Resort is the largest ski resort on Vancouver Island and provides winter and summer activities for adventurists. Alpine skiing & snowboarding and Nordic skiing are its main activities in the winter and hiking and summer festival events are its main activities in the summer. The scenery is second to none with breathtaking views of the Beaufort Mountains, Strathcona Park, the Strait of Georgia and the Coastal Mountains. There is a wide range of accommodations and real estate opportunities in the Village at the base of the ski resort. It is only 30 minutes from the heart of the Comox Valley, one hour from Nanaimo and 40 minutes from Campbell River.