On Vancouver Island in Comox Valley, the Mount Washington Ski Area has 42 runs open to snowboarding with a max vertical of 1657 feet. There are 9 lifts (2 high speed quads) serving over 1,200 acres. They boast record snowfalls annually with 30 feet.
If you are looking for some adventure, dont miss the Outback area.
If you are looking for some nightlife, you may want to check out the Waverley Hotel Pub in Cumberland.
The Mount Washington Alpine Resort is located 25 km west of the Comox Valley, 50 km south of Campbell River and 100 km north of Nanaimo, on Vancouver Island. To reach Mount Washington ski area from Namaimo, follow the Inland Island Highway to Exit 130 (its about a 90 minute drive).
Please Note: Strathcona Parkway requires good winter tires OR that you carry chains with you.
Road Report - this is an external link to the most current road conditions available on the road to the mountain. You may search from there for other BC road conditions. The Toll Free number you may call is: 1-800-550-4997.
BC Ferries - Nanaimo Ferry terminals are serviced from Horseshoe Bay and Tsawwassen on the Mainland
Overall, Mount Washington Alpine Resort is the 4th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 27 snowboarding resorts in British Columbia.
Local Contacts: Mount Washington Alpine Resort (250) 338-1386; British Columbia Visitors (800) 435-5622; Canadian Tourism (800) 577-2266
Best Season: Jan. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Luxury Loding: Yellow Point Lodge (250) 245-7422
Reference Source: click here http://www.mountwashington.ca/
GPS: 49.741566, -125.301647
Date Published: 12/30/2015
Date Updated: 12/20/2017
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