Alpine - Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Alpine Information

Vancouver Island's Coastal Playground.

A one-of-a-kind, bucket-list-worthy, high-flying adventure! Experience Vancouver Island's longest combined and most thrilling zip line tour spanning across the stunning views of Mount Washington Alpine Resort. On the Eagle's Flight ZipTour, enjoy 4 unique spans of zip lines with the ability to control your own speeds to throttle for thrills or hold back to savour the views. Unfold your wings and soar with the eagles this summer!
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Experience the wonder of Mount Washington's summer playground. The Bike Park is the place to be for lift-accessed adrenalin-fueled riding. Enjoy with your whole family! Get pumped up at The Bike Park! Jump, flow, ride, smile and selfie - this is the place to experience the mountain sans ski with your household this summer.
Bike PArk at Mt Washington
Mount Washington offers amazing mountain bike lessons, packages, and equipment rentals, to all ages skill levels, or abilities looking to explore The Bike Park. Save when you plan ahead and purchase before arriving at the mountain! Many of our Lessons & Programs offer early booking savings.
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Summer at Mt Washington
Sight Seeing at Mt Washington
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Total Bike Trails

29 km

Distance to Ride
Mount Washington Alpine Lodge

The Alpine Lodge
Mount Washington's Hub

The Mount Washington Alpine Lodge is our community hub for all the action. Find public facilities, outdoor BBQ, food and beverage locations, retail stores, guest service locations and our team office all housed under this one roof.

From the main lobby to the Marmots Floor, to the outdoor patio and beyond, navigate your way around the building utilizing signage and a keen sense of adventure; with the Alpine Lodge you'll find something around every corner. Expect lots of stairs throughout the Lodge, with some accessibility improvements coming soon in the future.

Alpine Lodge
Bike School

Bike School

Lessons, Programs & Rentals.
Bike School
Conditions

Conditions

Mountain Conditions, Bike Report, Lift Status, Webcams & More.
Conditions
Daycare

Daycare

The Bears Den Daycare. Open weekends in summer.
Daycare
Snow Sports

Snow Sports

Lessons, Programs & Rentals.
Snow Sports
Conditions

Conditions

Mountain Conditions, Snow Report, Lift Status, Webcams & More.
Conditions
Daycare

Daycare

The Bears Den Daycare.
Daycare

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!

Reserve Tours
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

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

From first chair to last call, the mountain adventures are endless.

Summer offers an enjoyable lineup of outdoor events here in the mountains to enjoy with your family and friends. The calendar is full of downhill and enduro bike races, community meet-ups, our outdoor concert series Music in the Mountains,  and so much more summertime fun to fuel your adventures. The annual favourite, Stevie Smith Memorial BC Cup, draws visitors and athletes here to Vancouver Island from all over.

The BC Seafood Festival found its new home here at Mt. Washington, and throughout June and September, we have a jam-packed calendar of events and activities to keep the whole family entertained throughout the sunny season.
Events take a village, and we enjoy partnering with local businesses in our community in conjunction with the support of our wonderful corporate sponsors to make it all happen. Do you want to discuss an opportunity? Our team is excited about the prospect of working together to bring your mountain event ideas to life.

For partnership and sponsor opportunities, contact our team via email to events@mountwashington.ca to learn more about how your brand can get involved!

Our Event Volunteer committee will be open soon for the 2024/25 winter season. Thank you to all of our lovely volunteers for their support in making the fun happen!
Mount Washington Alpine Resort's core values include passion, teamwork, and FUN! Combined with the incredible snowfall, spectacular scenery, and rad community members for a magical event atmosphere and experiences you'll want to be part of.

There is no shortage of events in our winter calendar, with weekly recurring favourites like Music Bingo, Snowshoe Fondue, and live music entertainment from après until late to keep you dancing in your ski boots. Plus, plenty of holiday celebrations, a 2SLGBTQ+ Pride day, a BC Timber Tour competition, and of course, season-closer favourites the Slush Cup  - just to name a few! Stay tuned for all event details to be added as our winter season approaches.
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