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Winter / Spring 2012/13 Issue
Fifteen groups used the facility in a variety of ways during the summer, VIMC Manager Andrew Scherck said.
“We just love the mountain,” Wendy Woodley says. “We love the ambience in both summer and winter. Even though you’re only 25 minutes from Courtenay, it’s very cozy.”
“We’ve been looking at refining some of our programs and how easily we can get people up here,” says Resort Public Relations Director Brent Curtain.
Last winter, groomers became wary every time they had to move snow away from the new Magic Carpet people movers, because they never knew whether a sasquatch had taken refuge in one of them during the night.
Internal communication and external marketing have been key drivers for Tourism Mount Washington this summer, says Manager Sarah Nicholson.
Snowshoeing was such a popular event last winter that Resort Nordic Manager Marc Lyster had to increase the Resort’s fleet of snowshoes available for rental in 2013.
Too many times we reflect on the past and what we should have done ten years ago. Perhaps these are your thoughts ten years from now as you reflect back on your new purchase at Mount Washington this year.
For the first time in the 31-year history of the Comox Valley Royal LePage Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Event, there will be a snowshoeing leg.
After two years of operating in the Marmot Den at Mount Washington Alpine Resort, the Podium of Life Snow Sports Academy has found a permanent home.