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The island ski destination

Though they have the monopoly on skiing on Vancouver Island it is still a great hill. Trying to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cowichan Bay, Canada
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Good for First Time Skiiers

Pros: 1. It was the perfect intro for our family with no experience. 2. No overcrowded. Not... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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1 Strathcona Parkway, Mount Washington, British Columbia V9J 1L0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Though they have the monopoly on skiing on Vancouver Island it is still a great hill. Trying to book lessons can be a frustrating experience but once on the hill the staff is great, and the lessons for my daughter have always been worthwhile. If...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank thatcraigguy
Reviewed 2 days ago

I took a large family group to the Spring Break Deal (includes lift passes, tubing and kids' meals) through Bear Lodge. We travel a lot as a family, but as my youngest said... 'This was the BEST Spring Break EVERRRR!' I had prebooked the ski...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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MtWash, Public Relations Manager at Mount Washington Alpine Resort, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are so glad you had a great time! Hope we see you again.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Pros: 1. It was the perfect intro for our family with no experience. 2. No overcrowded. Not rushed. 3. Reasonable approach on how to ski. We liked our ski instructor. 4. Tube park was great (although pricey for the hour). Cons: 1. The green runs...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Luv2Trav3l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love snowshoeing here in the winter. You can park at Raven lodge then follow the trails to a trail that goes up to battleship lake. A beautiful trail and the lake is a great place to stop for a snack. You can keep going around...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

Fresh snow the night before, no problem, the mountain road to the ski hill was sanded and we drove up easily, no chains required. They keep that road cleared. No line ups for the lifts. Great long runs, bumps, groomed, anything you want. The Sunshine...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Poorly managed with lack of staff. Main lifts are often opened late ... very late and sometimes they dont open the main lifts at all, and no notifications on line. Even with 2 of there main lifts being closed, due to weather or lack of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Brian G
Sheila R, Manager at Mount Washington Alpine Resort, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2019

Hi Brian, Thanks for your feedback. Please email us at ski@mountwashington.ca and we will put you in contact with a Director to chat to. Cheers. Sheila

Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Cute hill, painful on weekends though. When the whiskey chair isn’t running (and they shut it down and don’t update the app) the hawk chair is extremely busy with ski school cutting in line and lots of beginner skiers and snowboarders.

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank danipurd
Reviewed January 16, 2019

dont EVER buy tickets online, they will rip you off!!!! we had a emergency and those losers didn't even tried to accommodate us nor change helping to change dates as we didn't even want to be refund!! This resort absolutely sucks, dont spent time or...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Christian B
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We have skied at Mt Washington for over 20 years. It is an excellent facility with lots of variety on the slopes for every type of skier.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Greg S
Reviewed January 13, 2019

An easy day trip from Victoria the resort offers good skiing for beginners and medium level skiers. The runs are well maintained and it is a fun day out for the family. However, price hikes, a day ticket is now an incredible $95 means that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Margo G
February 12, 2018|
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Response from OnAir594524 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Margo I just saw this. We were doing beginner snowboarding lessons and were only on the bunny hill. I hope someone else answered
January 22, 2018|
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Response from MtWash | Property representative |
The Comox Airport (YQQ) and Campbell River Airport (YBL) on Vancouver Island are the closest airports to Mount Washington. (approx. 45 min. drive from the airport). International connections can be made through the Vancouver... More