Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Mount Washington Alpine Resort is located 100 km north of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The panoramic view from the top includes the Pacific Ocean as a backdrop on one side and scenic Strathcona Park bordering the other. The resort is acknowledged as the home of Canada's deepest pile with a legendary 10.5 metres of annual snowfall.
Region: Vancouver Island
Closest Town: Courtenay, British Columbia
Mountain Statistics
Vertical Rise1657 ft
Base Elevation3558 ft
Summit Elevation5215 ft
Annual Snowfall420 inches
Number of Trails60
Skiable Acres1600
Longest Run2.4 miles / 3.9 km
Ski Trail Difficulty
Number of Lifts9
High Speed Six Chairs1
High Speed Quad Chairs1
Quad Chairs2
Triple Chairs1
Double Chairs1
Surface Lifts3
Lift Capacity12200 (skiers per hour)
Season Dates
Season 2020Opened 12/20/19
Season 2019Opened 12/15/18
Season 201812/09/17 to 04/09/18 (122 days)
Season 201712/09/16 to 03/26/17 (108 days)
Season 201612/11/15 to 04/10/16 (122 days)
Season 201512/20/14 to 02/09/15 (52 days)
Season 201401/12/14 to 04/18/14 (97 days)
Season 201311/30/12 to 04/13/13 (135 days)
Mount Washington Resort Features
Night Skiing
Cross Country Skiing
Snowshoe Trails
Snow Tubing
Terrain Park

Snow Report

Snow Reports and conditions for Mount Washington Alpine Resort.
Status: CLOSED
Season Started: 12/20/19

Lift Tickets

Pricing last updated 11/28/19
Regular $54 $84 $99 $84
Multi day discounts available

Military and student discounts available. Ages 2-6 free pass.

Note: Pricing above is subject to change and is based on resort ticket window prices published on resorts website. Use for reference only.

Sorry, no discount lift tickets are current available for Mount Washington Alpine Resort


Lodging at Base
Lodging Nearby

Coastal towns offer a variety of lodging and are about 20km from the ski resort.

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Kids Program
Womens Program
Ski Lessons Available
Snowboard Lessons
Equipment Rentals