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2012-02-20 - Mount Washington Announces Season Extension

Image:  With the season now extended the Crush Slush Cup moves to April 22, the new last day of the season.
Credit: Gordon Ross Photography

After receiving 50 centimetres of new snow over the last 7 days, Mount Washington will extend their winter season by a full week in April. Skiers and snowboarders can now carve the slopes until April 22, 2012.

“Our snowbase is now over 300 centimetres so the decision to extend our winter season was easy,” says Don Sharpe, Director of Business Operations and Marketing. “Skiers and boarders will now be able to enjoy another 7 days of great Spring riding in April.”

With the change of date, fans of Mount Washington events are encouraged to check out the online event calendar to see what's new for April. “We moved the Crush Slush Cup date to coincide with our last day of the season, plus we're hosting some new rail comps and bringing over the Camp of Champions airbag during Easter Weekend,” explains Event Coordinator Marina Stevenson.

To celebrate the season extension, Mount Washington wants you to save money while on the snow. From accommodation to gear, there are huge savings to be had. Here's a sampling of the deals:

Save up to 40% off midweeks in March! Book a three-night midweek package in March- Sunday to Tuesday, Monday to Wednesday, or Tuesday to Thursday- and save up to 40% off.  This gets you three nights in slopeside accommodation, two days of lift tickets, snow tubing and a breakfast basket. Prices start at just $187 per person with four sharing a two bedroom condo. To book and save, call central reservations at 1-888-231-1499.

March brings the sale of all sales! If you need new gear and you've been waiting for a big sale, here it is. Mtn Tek's Biggest Sale EVER!! crushes the store under the weight of its massive savings every day in March! All of the big brands will be on sale with special clearouts featured every week.

For more information on the season extension and to find out about more great deals on the mountain, visit or become a friend of the mountain on facebook for more exclusive offers!

Mount Washington Alpine Resort is located 30 minutes above the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island.  WestJet, Central Mountain Air, Pacific Coastal Airlines, and Island Express service the Comox Valley Airport (YQQ).  To find out about accommodation and package information, call Mount Washington Alpine Resort at 1-888-231-1499 toll free or locally at 250-338-1386.  Surf to for additional information including our live snow cam.



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