Mount Washington Ski Resort is situated at the heart of Vancouver Island. It offers great facilities for skiers and boarders and a tubing hill for the young at heart. Its 60 trails are spread out over 1000 acres making them varied and interesting. The easiest way to get to the top of these trails is by using one of the nine ski lifts available.
Mt Washington has a summit elevation of 5215 ft and a vertical drop of 1657 ft. It enjoys 348 inches of annual snowfall and its longest run is a staggering 13 200 ft. Besides this there is 40 km of cross country trail to enjoy. For the freestylers among us, there are two terrain parks and a halfpipe. Some 20% of the trails are rated ‘beginner’, 10% is rated ‘expert’ and the remaining 70% is equally divided into intermediate and advanced trails. For those looking for a new kind of thrill, there is a 300m natural luge track available.
The resort offers child care facilities for those with youngsters, as well as skiing and snowboarding lessons and rentals. There are both women’s and children’s programs available at Mt Washington Ski Resort. Dining can be done at Fat Teddy’s Grill, Fireweeds Family Restaurant and Patio and Raven Lodge.
Mt Washington isn’t only for winter activities. It’s a great place to go during the summertime too. When the mountain isn’t covered with snow, you will be able to enjoy scenic chairlift rides, mountain biking, hiking, camping, horseback riding, fly-fishing, bungee trampoline and miniature golf.
Clearly Mt Washington Ski Resort has something to offer everyone. Why not book your accommodation now and look forward to enjoying this great resort in a few months time? It’s a decision you’re unlikely to regret.