The Marmot

The latest news about the Comox Valley and Mount Washington. Courtenay, Comox, Cumberland, rural, waterfront, whatever the choice, we can help you find what you are looking for.

Winter 2010 Issue

Safety First!

Safety First!

The following are a few Winter Wise Safety Tips to be aware of when you are visiting Mount Washington.

News In Brief

News In Brief

Encompassing people, places and happenings at Mount Washington.

Tourism Mount Washington

Tourism Mount Washington

Media, Social Media and the man known as The Snow Leopard Tourism Mount Washington continues to reach its goals of becoming a recognized and respected destination marketing organization promoting Mount Washington as an all-season Alpine Resort.

The Changing Face of First Aid

The Changing Face of First Aid

I first started with MWSPA in 91-92 season. Back in those days all you needed to be on the ski patrol was a red jacket and a Standard First Aid ticket.

Winter Forecast – New Terrain for Winter 2010-2011

Winter Forecast – New Terrain for Winter 2010-2011

Mount Washington Alpine Resort will open 100 new acres of terrain on the front side of Little Washington Peak to celebrate the opening of the 2010-2011 winter season. The terrain will be for in-the-trees skiing and will bring the Resort’s total acreage to 1,700 acres.

IN PROFILE: VIMSS – VANCOUVER ISLAND MOUNTAIN SPORTS SOCIETY

IN PROFILE: VIMSS – VANCOUVER ISLAND MOUNTAIN SPORTS SOCIETY

When the Mountain Sport Centre opens at Mount Washington Alpine Resort later this winter, it will be the culmination of years of intense planning, fundraising and building. But it won’t be the only accomplishment for the Vancouver Island Mountain Sports Society (VIMSS).