Mount Washington Resort Guide

The Mount Washington resort summary is: Mount Washington has 5 lifts within its 687 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for intermediate and advanced levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 505m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 81 trail at Mount Washington.


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Mount Washington Resort Guide

The Mount Washington resort summary is: Mount Washington has 5 lifts within its 687 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for intermediate and advanced levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 505m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 81 trail at Mount Washington.

Vertical:

Top: 1589m
Arrow
505m
Bot: 1084m

Best for:

Advanced level skier
Intermediates/
Advanced

Trails:

81
14%
35%
51%

Hectares of Ski:

687
Snowmaking:10%

Mount Washington Lifts:

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  • ski lift icon5
  • cablecar icon0
Total lifts = 5
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Visiting Mount Washington

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Mount Washington.

  • Season opens
    3 Dec 2021
  • Season closes
    18 Apr 2022
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    5 | 1
  • Nearest Airport
    Comox Valley (YQQ)
  • Nearest Train Station
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone
    +1-888-231-1499

Mount Washington Features

The terrain at Mount Washington includes::

  • Halfpipes
    0
  • Terrain Parks
    2
  • X-Country
    55.0 km
  • Ski Hire

What's it like at Mount Washington resort?

Ski-to-surf views and some of the deepest snow in North America- welcome to Mount Washington, Vancouver Island’s destination ski resort. Tucked between the Pacific Ocean and the snowy peaks of Strathcona Provincial Park, Mount Washington wows with deep snow, great scenery and an easy-going island vibe. Mount Washington boasts a staggering average of 11.5 m (38 ft) of snowfall a year. That’s so much snow that Ski Canada Magazine gave it the “Biggest Snow” award in 2012.


Explore Mount Washington Location Map

Interactive Mount Washington trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.

Mount Washington Live Weather

ResortSnow DepthTemp. (°C)Wind (km/h)Weather
Top Lift: 
2
5
cloudy
Middle Lift: 
4
5
cloudy
Bottom Lift: 
6
5
cloudy

When's the snowiest month to visit Mount Washington?

MarchAverage: 4.7 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Mount Washington is week 2 of March. There are typically 4.7 snowy days during this week with 70cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Washington Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Mount Washington

Overall: 3.3 Based on 192 votes and 365 reviews

  • Snowsure 3.7
  • Variety of pistes 3.8
  • Off-piste 3.4
  • Scenery 4.0
  • Apres-Ski 2.7
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Mountain Family from Canada writes:

That's a wrap! Great season ending Easter weekend with sun, snow and loads of fun. Mount Washington should be very proud. Throughout this winter, we never felt unsafe, and were so very grateful to get the whole season in! Kudos ya'll.

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