Mount Washington

Edwin Grieve, Area C director of the CVRD, is all smiles as he stands next to the new Merville Fire Truck. He was also smiling at the April 12 board meeting when it was announced that a fire hall will be constructed at Mt. Washington. Photo supplied

Public approves construction of fire hall at Mount Washington

The public has given its approval for the construction of a fire…

 

Annika Bohac strides under the Olympic rings during her Sprint qualifier race. Photo by Marika Galik.

Strathcona Nordic Ski Club races in Whistler to start 2022 season

The Strathcona Nordic Ski Club traveled to Whistler Olympic Park recently to…

 

Mount Washington employees and skiers collaborate to set up a safety net under the Sunrise chairlift and catch a young person who was dangling from their chair. Screenshot

VIDEO: Mt. Washington staff, skiers team up to catch person dangling from chairlift

Mount Washington staff and skiers used a makeshift life net to catch…

 

An Alternate Approval Process will be used to determine if residents want a fire hall constructed at Mount Washington. File photo

AAP to determine construction of Mount Washington fire hall

An Alternate Approval Process will be used to determine if residents want…

An Alternate Approval Process will be used to determine if residents want a fire hall constructed at Mount Washington. File photo
Mount Washington received 31 cm of snow within the past 48 hours. Photo by Mount Washington Alpine Resort camera

Mount Washington prepping for opening day Dec. 10

Guests will not be required to provide proof of vaccination to recreate outdoors

Mount Washington received 31 cm of snow within the past 48 hours. Photo by Mount Washington Alpine Resort camera
Eagle’s Flight ZipTour has opened at Mt. Washington. Photo supplied

Speeding over treetops at Mount Washington again an option

Take a ride with our reporter as mountain resort’s zipline open for the season

Eagle’s Flight ZipTour has opened at Mt. Washington. Photo supplied
As a special thank you, Mount Washington is offering next year’s season passes at deeply discounted rates, but the deal ends when this season ends on April 5.

Mount Washington shares thanks with skiers and staff

To our community with appreciation and anticipation, What a season this has…

  • Mar 29, 2021
As a special thank you, Mount Washington is offering next year’s season passes at deeply discounted rates, but the deal ends when this season ends on April 5.
The platanthera dilatata is the fragrant white bog orchid whose perfume on a hot August day is one of the unforgettable delights of a summer hike in Strathcona Park. Photo supplied

Strathcona Wilderness Institute AGM upcoming

The Strathcona Wilderness Institute (SWI) will hold its 2021 annual general meeting…

  • Mar 7, 2021
The platanthera dilatata is the fragrant white bog orchid whose perfume on a hot August day is one of the unforgettable delights of a summer hike in Strathcona Park. Photo supplied
BCCOS officer Steve Petrovcic, BC Parks Ranger Jamie Godfrey and RCMP Cpl. Dan Jinda near Mt. Washington on Jan. 24. Photo supplied by BCCOS.

Conservation officers hold snowmobile compliance check at Mt. Washington

One in twelve riders fully compliant at January check

BCCOS officer Steve Petrovcic, BC Parks Ranger Jamie Godfrey and RCMP Cpl. Dan Jinda near Mt. Washington on Jan. 24. Photo supplied by BCCOS.
Comox Valley Search and Rescue rescued a missing snowboarder from Mt. Washington on Dec. 31. File photo supplied

Comox Valley Search and Rescue finds missing snowboarder

Mt. Washington man had been caught in avalanche in ‘challenging terrain’

Comox Valley Search and Rescue rescued a missing snowboarder from Mt. Washington on Dec. 31. File photo supplied
Mount Washington Alpine Resort plans to open Dec. 4 this year with COVID-19 protocols in place.(Submitted photo)

Mount Washington to open Dec. 4 with COVID-19 protocols in place

Reservations for some services, face coverings will be required

Mount Washington Alpine Resort plans to open Dec. 4 this year with COVID-19 protocols in place.(Submitted photo)
Mount Washington Alpine Resort plans to open Dec. 4 this year with COVID-19 protocols in place.(Submitted photo)

Mount Washington to open Dec. 4 with COVID-19 protocols in place

Reservations for some services, face coverings will be required

Mount Washington Alpine Resort plans to open Dec. 4 this year with COVID-19 protocols in place.(Submitted photo)
Mount Washington announced Monday morning it is not opening due to COVID-19 concerns. Webcam image file photo

Mount Washington shutting in response to COVID-19

Resort announces it will continue to assess the situation as it develops

Mount Washington announced Monday morning it is not opening due to COVID-19 concerns. Webcam image file photo
Firefighters kept the fire from spreading at Mount Washington. Photo by Luke DeBoer

Fire destroys chalet at Mount Washington, as eight escape

Fire department needed UTV to gain access because of Alpine Village location

Firefighters kept the fire from spreading at Mount Washington. Photo by Luke DeBoer