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Summer / Fall 2011 Issue
The centre, located on the Comox Valley Parkway just off the exit from Highway 19, held its official opening with a community gathering and gala on April 28.
While there are always activities going on at the Resort during the day – Mile High chairlift, mini-golf, Bungy-Trampoline, hiking – Mount Washington is known for its special events. And this year’s lineup will not disappoint.
The alpine sports clubs based at Mount Washington Alpine Resort had great winter seasons and are looking forward to busy off-season activities.
You may be aware of some odd-looking objects that landed on the slopes of Mount Washington this spring. But those strange PVC pipe concoctions that look like instruments left behind by the Blue Man Group are actually marmot feeders. Really? Yes, really.
New faces on the mountain.
Tourism Mount Washington has spent the past year moving from strength to strength. And Manager Sarah Nicholson predicts the trend to continue in the foreseeable future.
When it comes to Mount Washington Alpine Resort, the Dennis family of Royston gets around. You name it, one of the Dennises has likely done it – from cashier to KidZone, liftie to retail, call centre operator to heavy-duty mechanic apprentice.
The snow started falling early at Mount Washington and didn’t stop until it smashed many records.
And that translated into a successful winter season for the Resort, said Director of Public Relations Brent Curtain.
Comox Valley artist Brian Scott is throwing his support behind the Vancouver Island Mountain Sport and Education Centre (VIMSEC) in a colourful way: through his paintings.