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I've been to Mt Washington many times because I live on the island. Snow quality is okay. So far... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2019
Mengsha L
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fresh snow and sunshine

Fresh snow the night before, no problem, the mountain road to the ski hill was sanded and we drove... read more

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1 Strathcona Parkway, Mount Washington, British Columbia V9J 1L0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Thank _tanya3lequesne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and i had a very poor experience with the lifties at the Hawk chair, and this was not the first time. This chair is the busiest chair and by far the worst managed. I would say the mountain over all has gone downhill...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Russell A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
1  Thank manuveth
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

We recently visited Mt. Washington Alpine resort which we love but... the tube park left us wanting. They moved it closer to the rentals center which makes sense. it is located next to a magic carpet escalator to ride back up the hill. But the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank janetpP1615UF
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

This was our first visit to a ski resort and booked a two hour lesson (after trying indoor skiing over the summer in the UK). Our instructor Ewan took things at a steady pace with the four of us, and was very supportive and encouraging....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MGilmHugh
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

I've been to Mt Washington many times because I live on the island. Snow quality is okay. So far I don't have a favourite run here. Nothing impresses me too much here except the view from the top of eagle chaiflift. The environment here is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mengsha L
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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