Mount Washington Links Guide

Below is a collection of useful links for Clubs, Facilities and Businesses located on Mount Washington.

 

Mount Washington Resort Links

Mount Washington Alpine Resort 
Current information on everything Mount Washington has to offer year round.

Vancouver Island Mountain Centre 
The Centre and facilities are large enough for a meeting or retreat of up to 50 people. Round up your group and we provide the accommodation, meeting space, outdoor programs, fitness facility, plus alpine and cross country skiing in the backyard.

Accommodations

Mount Washington Accommodation 
Private rental properties on Mount Washington and in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Book your accommodations direct here! Includes Availability Calendars for each property and a "Last-Minute Bookings" bulletin board.

Local Ski Organizations

Mount Washington Ski Club  
This is a non-profit society, whose aim is to provide a high quality and affordable competitive ski program that:
• Builds character and self-esteem in participants
• Recognizes different ski abilities and interests as part of the skill development process
• Encourages individuals to achieve their highest potential
• Recognizes the importance of a fun environment in everything they do 
• Develops and reinforces the importance of learning as a member of a team

Section 8 Snowsport Institute 
Intensive 12 week ski instructor training/winter leadership skills programs. Includes training and exams for CSIA Level 1 and 2, CAA Recreational Avalanche Certificate and Wilderness First Aid Certificate. Top qualified coaches give extensive technical ski training in a variety of disciplines. Room and half board included.

Strathcona Nordics 
The Nordics offer a range of programs for all ages and interests consistent with the ideal that cross-country skiing is a lifelong sport. The programs fall roughly into two categories: recreational skiing/ski skill development and ski training/athlete development/racing.

Vancouver Island Mountain Sports Society  
The VIMSS provides yearly grants to competitive athletes on Vancouver Island. These grants are meant to offset the costs associated with regional and national competitions and advanced training. In this way, VIMSS seeks to nurture emerging athletes on the Island and help prepare them for elite national and international competition.

Vancouver Island Society for Adaptive Snow Sports (VISAS) 
VISAS began with a group of Comox Valley folks keen to share their love for the outdoors, who began to teach skiing to mentally and physically challenged people in the early 1960's. VISAS helps individuals, challenged by injury or developmental diseases, to find ways to "accent their abilities" through the use of adaptive equipment and professional instruction.

 

Mount Washington and Comox Valley Real Estate

Mount Washington Real Estate 

Comox Valley Real Estate 

Mount Washington Wildlife Information

Vancouver Island Marmot Recovery Foundation  
The Marmot Recovery Foundation is a registered public charity working to save the endangered Vancouver Island marmot from extinction. Learn all about marmots, and how you can help, by visiting their website.

Ski and Sports Outlets - Sales, Repairs and Rentals

Ski Tak Hut - Courtenay, BC 
Ski and Snowboard Sales & Rentals. 

Ski & Surf Shop - Downtown Courtenay, BC 
Ski and Surfing clothing and equipment. 

Strathcona Provincial Park

Strathcona Park Lodge & Outdoor Education Centre 
Adjacent to Strathcona Provincial Park, Strathcona Park Lodge is a wilderness resort offering customized holiday adventures for adults of all ages, summer camps for youth (WYLD), wilderness leadership training (COLT), outdoor weddings, outdoor education for schools, health and fitness workshops, and more.

Strathcona Park Trail Report
Heading into the trails? Check here for the latest news about local trails.

Strathcona Wilderness Institute 
The Strathcona Wilderness Institute was founded to promote sensitive and enjoyable use of the remote and natural Strathcona Park, which is located in the center of Vancouver Island, on the West coast of British Columbia, Canada.

Mount Washington Telephone Directory

Altitude Sport & Gift 250-334-5721
Ambulance 911
Catering 250-334-5757
Central Reservations 1-888-231-1499
Fire (To report a fire) 911
Fireweeds Restaurant    250-334-5706
General Store 250-334-5745
Mount Washington Resort Info 250-338-1386
Mount Washington Snow Report 1-888-833-1515
Mount Washington Snow Report (Local) 1-888-338-1515
Police (EMERGENCY ONLY) 911
Police (NON-EMERGENCY) 250-338-1321
Raven Lodge 250-334-5764
Real Estate (Rick Gibson) 250-338-1723
Security (24 Hours) 250-792-1204
Teddy's Grill 250-334-5716
The Marmot (Advertising) 250-334-2844
Utility EMERGENCY 250-334-5737