Mount Washington Vancouver Island's Playground
Mount Washington Alpine Resort has blossomed into one of Canada’s most cherished local ski destinations. It is known for its legendary snowfall, vibrant community, and breathtaking alpine-to-ocean panoramas. Situated 1.5 km above the nearby Pacific Ocean, the resort boasts 1,700 acres of ski terrain and a remarkable vertical rise of 500 meters.The historical snowfall average is approximately 11 meters annually. It ranks among the highest snowfall averages of any ski area in North America.
Featuring 5 chairlifts and a specialized beginner learning area, Easy Acres, Mount Washington Alpine Resort caters to adventurers of all skill levels. Embark on solo runs through diverse terrain or opt for exhilarating boot-pack journeys into the powder-filled areas with your friends. For a unique experience, explore the Outback terrain accessed via the Boomerang Chairlift. This area offers unparalleled snowpack and an unforgettable adventures.
The mountain community enveloping Mount Washington hosts a vibrant cohort of local enthusiasts. Within the charming villages, numerous accommodation options—ranging from short-term rentals to long-term leases—dot the landscape, featuring cozy chalets and apartment-style condos nestled amidst serene coastal vistas.
Real Estate and Architecture
Real estate on Mount Washington often takes the form of cozy mountain chalets and cabins, designed to complement the natural surroundings. The architecture seamlessly integrates with the alpine landscape, providing residents with both comfort and a connection to nature. The emphasis is on creating homes that embrace the mountain lifestyle.
Mt. Washington stands as a year-round playground for outdoor enthusiasts. In winter, the pristine slopes transform into a haven for skiers and snowboarders. When the snow melts, a network of hiking and mountain biking trails aare ready to enjoy. There is also a zip line, tube park and so much more.
Secure your 6IXPAK tickets conveniently online or at Quality Foods, providing the ultimate value for direct-to-lift access on any day throughout the season. And don’t forget to register* your tickets to unlock exclusive bonus discounts!
Experience the thrill of skiing or snowboarding with our $25 Never Ever Day Packages. They are available every Friday at 3:30 pm. Perfect for beginners, these packages include equipment rental, a beginner lift ticket, and a lesson. All for just $25 plus taxes.
For participants aged 19 and above, indulge in an après beverage from Vancouver Island Brewing as part of your package.
Sign up online via the Never Ever Days website (Canadian Ski Council). These deals are available every Friday throughout the winter season. Begins December 29th. Lessons run from 3:30 pm to 5:15 pm. Advanced bookings are required, and the packages are suitable for ages 7 and above.