Summer Hiking

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Enjoy a spectacular sea to sky panorama from the peak of Mount Washington.

Hiking & Trail Running

Hiking Mount Washington

Amazing panoramic summer views

Running & Hiking Trails

Our stunning alpine-to-ocean views make running the trails at Mt. Washington an incredible experience. From challenging vertical climbs to easy looping trails, Mt. Washington needs to be on your trail running bucket list.

Trail run Mount Washington and discover the unique flora and fauna found in our Mile High Alpine. Mount Washington is also the gateway to British Columbia's oldest and most picturesque park, Strathcona Provincial Park. The Paradise Meadows Trailhead located at the base of Mount Washington (1100m elevation) where you will find a wheelchair accessible boardwalk through alpine meadows and, for the more adventurous, multi-day trekking routes.

Run or Hike from the bottom, or take a Scenic Chairlift Ride to the summit (1588 m elevation). Interpretive signs identify the more distinct landmarks you can view along the self-guided tour on the easy bark mulch trails. You then have the opportunity to take the breathtaking chairlift ride back down or choose to hike a more rugged downhill trail to the base.

Please see the hiking trail map for approx travel time for each trail.

Summer Scenic Chairlift Rides

This summer, Mount Washington has implemented new protocols to ensure safety and ease of access, all summer scenic chairlift ride ticket purchases will be made in person at the resort only. If you are a Gold Winter Season Pass Holder, or Bike Park Pass Holder, your Scenic Access is FREE! Everyone needs to go to Outdoor Elements or the Ticket Window to obtain a scenic wristband to access the Eagle Express Chairlift. Tots 3 to 6 are free.

Scenic Chairlift Ride | All Day Pass

Child (7 to 18)
Purchase at Outdoor Elements
All Ages (19 to 64)
Purchase at Outdoor Elements
Senior (65+)
Purchase at Outdoor Elements
Family 4-pack
Purchase at Outdoor Elements
Mount Washington
Mount Washington
Mount Washington

Hiking Trails







Hiking Trails




Memory LaneDistance: 0.7km

Short trail with a series of benches to honour the lives of staff, family and friends.

Top of the WorldDistance: 1.0km


Enjoy this spectacular sea to sky panorama from the peak of the mountain.

Linton's TrailDistance: 2.1km


Closed Summer 2022. Following the famous ski run, Linton's Trail provides great awe-inspiring views of Strathcona Park and Mt. Albert Edward. Trail marked with RED FLAGS.

West Summit RidgeDistance: 4.3km


This trail winds through West Basin and then peaks at little Mount Washington before descending through alpine meadows. The trail is completed at the bottom of the ridge and requires hikers to return back to the eagle unload Trail marked with BLUE FLAGS.

Giv'r TrailDistance: 1.1km


It's steep up and steep down, the most challenging way to get to the peak. Trail marked with YELLOW tape.

Finger Access RoadDistance: 1.6km Multi-Use Trail


Multi-use trail and access road for our XC trails on the far west of our trail network. This is our main multi-use trail access for our Finger trail.

Finger TrailDistance: 7.5kmMulti-Use Trail


This trail can be accessed without a chair lift ride, however, a waiver and free pass need to be picked up at the Alpine Lodge prior to entering the bike park. The mountain's signature XC trail, delivering challenging terrain and providing unparalleled views of Strathcona Provincial Park. Steeper grades with more difficult obstacles offer riders a natural progression to more advanced XC skills.

Marmots MessDistance: 0.5kmMulti-Use Trail


Short multi-use trail around a small pond

Great Big ViewDistance: 0.3kmMulti-Use Trail


Multi-use trail overlooking the Raven Lodge and providing spectacular views of the Strathcona Park.

Activities at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Summer Outdoor Activities
at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Enjoy these fun-filled activities for the young and young at heart at Mount Washington. Enjoy a round of disc golf, or go hiking in the neighbouring Strathcona Provincial Park. Live like a local while exploring the great outdoors of Mount Washington and Strathcona Provincial Park.

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