Activities - Mount Washington Alpine Resort

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Mt. Washington Alpine Resort is a year-round recreation destination located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.  In the summer, guests enjoy all the thrills of The Mt. Washington Bike Park and Eagle's Flight ZipTour, the Island's longest zip line experience, along with all the beauty of our hiking trails, the views from the patio, our unique flora and fauna and more summer fun. Experience Vancouver Island's coastal playground; it's all right here.

Summer Activities

Mount Washington Bike Park

The Bike Park
Lift Accessed Riding

Bike Park Sneak Peek Weekend Late June , 2024!
Purchase single-day tickets or better yet, a season pass, and enjoy access to our Bike Park all summer long. The Mt. Washington Bike Park offers a variety of tech and flow downhill mountain biking trails for all ability levels of riders, including a Skills Park! Visit us here in Vancouver Island's coastal playground for the most lift-accessed gravity-fueled fun you can have on two-wheels. How about another lap?

Bike Park
Mount Washington ZipTour

Eagles Flight ZipTour
Zip Lining at Mt Washington

Now is the time to take flight. Unfold your wings and soar through the treetops on Mt. Washington's most thrilling adventure, the Eagle's Flight ZipTour! Enjoy the rush of freedom as you fly down the face of the mountain reaching breathtaking speeds. Vancouver Island's longest zip line experience offers unbeatable views of the Salish Sea and surrounding communities. This is a must-add adventure for your summer bucket list!

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Scenic Chairlift Rides at  Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Summer Scenic
Chairlift Rides

Breathtaking mountain scenery with views of the Salish Sea, nearby neighbouring mountain ranges, alpine wildflowers, native trees, and local wildlife are some of the sights to enjoy on a scenic chairlift ride. Live like a local while exploring the great outdoors of Mount Washington and Strathcona Provincial Park.
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Hiking Activities at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Alpine Hiking
at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Go hiking in the alpine at Mount Washington Alpine Resort or in our neighbouring Strathcona Provinical Park. Live like a local while exploring the great outdoors of Mount Washington and Strathcona Provincial Park.
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Mount Washington XC Cross Country Trails

Cross Country
XC Riding at Mt Washington

If your not afraid to pedal, we have a small network of enduro and XC riding available at Mt Washington. Enjoy our alpine to rainforest, loamy turns, rock rolls, waterfalls,  and epic views of the Strathcona Park and mountain range. Alternatively, take some lessons at our Bike School and learn to ride park.

Bike School
Alpine Disc Golf Map

Disc Golf
Alpine Course Map

From the top of Eagle Chair, purchase Scenic Chairlift Access or ride free as a Mountain Pass Holder. 11 Hole Black Diamond course for advanced players leads you down to the Whiskey Jack Chair & 7 Hole Blue course for novice players stays higher up the mountain for an easier hike. Steep rocky gradients on ski runs, spotter recommended on downhill holes. Click to view scorecards and the course map on the UDisc website or mobile app. Discs can be rented or purchased from Outdoor Elements retail store.
Disc Golf Info

Bike Park Experiences

Mount Washington First Time and New Riders

Advancement For All Riders
Mountain Bike Lessons & Programs

Whether you're looking for an introductory, group, private, or package lesson, we have something tailored to fit the needs of all downhill mountain bike riders looking to get a taste of the Bike Park or advance their skills. If you’re comfortable riding a bike on pavement, we’ll have you loving our easy cruising trails and learning areas in no time!
Lessons & Rentals
Bike Park Season Passes

Bike Park Season Passes:
Ride Any Day All Summer 2024

Get ready to cruise the trails this summer in the Mt. Washington Bike Park! Offering a variety of lift-accessed downhill mountain bike trails, with beginner to expert terrain, a skills park, and exciting new expansions! Big things are in-store for the Bike Park. Don't miss out! Add on your summer Bike Park Pass when purchasing for Winter 2024/25.
Bike Passes
Mount Washington Expansion

2024 Bike Park Expansion
What's New on the Trails?

2024 Bike Park Expansion Projects, opening in early July.

This summer we are pleased to announce some new trails, upgrades and features to the bike park. Early July you can expect to see this changes, reroutes and trail openings, we hope to see you here and riding them soon!

  • A NEW 1.4 km-long blue flow trail, built by Darren Berrecloth.
  • Hwy 19 and The Wiz trail rebuilds in the Good Time Glades
  • Greenline re-route on lower Tyee
  • Upgraded Time Warp start and finish areas
  • and more still to be announced!
Our trail crew was busy last summer and in the fall of 2023 to prepare these new trail openings for you to enjoy early this summer.
Bike Report

More Summer Experiences

Summer Courtyard BBQ at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Eagle View Courtyard BBQ
Summer Dining at Mount Washington

Enjoy the outdoor courtyard BBQ all summer long. Eagle View Bistro's patio offers a variety of shady and sunny seating as well as a grassy area with picnic tables, perfect for relaxing summer days no matter your lounging style. Here at Mt. Washington, we strive to offer fresh, local ingredients for our in-house-made delights. From locally roasted organic coffees, Vancouver Island craft beer, and small batch spirits to our famous fries, you’ll never leave hungry. Join us this summer for apres and a hearty meal after your activities, or simply take in the views with a refreshing cocktail.
Courtyard BBQ
Flora & Fauna at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Flora & Fauna
at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Vancouver Island’s separation from mainland British Columbia by Johnstone and Georgia Straits means that many mammal species common to other parts of the province are not found on the Island. The endangered Vancouver Island Marmot is a creature especially close to our hearts who calls this mountain home.
Flora & Fauna
Summer Events at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Summer Events
at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Mount Washington is the place to be this summer, this is where you can enjoy outdoor events with your family and friends. Come and join us for some great on-hill events like our Thursday Night Race Series, contests, bike jams, virtual contests, family apres, and more.
Summer Events

Helpful Information


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Trail Maps & Guides

View trail map information to navigate your adventures.

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Summer Apres

Summer Apres & Entertainment at Mount Washington

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Zipline Tours

Soar on the Eagle's Flight ZipTour.

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