Vancouver Island | British Columbia | Canada
Alpine
1589m
-3°c0km---
 
Nordic
1100m
-0°c2kmSE
Lift Status & Conditions
LODGE
EAGLE
NORDIC
HAWK

Mount Washington Weekly Update,December 19, 2014

Updated :December 19th 2014 @ 01:27PM

Mountain Information & Notices

OPENING SATURDAY DECEMBER 20

With Christmas fast approaching, Mount Washington Alpine Resort could not be more thankful for the recent gift that has been delivered. Now that the temperatures have dropped, the mountain finds itself in the middle of a normal winter weather blast.

Alpine will open at 9 am with the Hawk and Whiskey Jack chairlifts as well as all of the beginner terrain on Easy Acres. There will be some rails set up in the Fun Park off of Easy Acres. Lift ticket prices will be 25% off. (We will reevaluate Eagle and Sunrise daily and open these other two lifts as soon as we can)
Night Ski will start with a regular price ticket and will run every night until Jan 4.

The Tube Park will open and operate from 11 am to 9 pm at regular price.

The Raven Lodge and Nordic will open with 10 kms of trails (Jutland and the Grind) at 25% off. Snowshoeing trail passes are at regular price.

Current Temperature & Winds @ 5:55PM

NORDIC TEMP-0.3 ºc / 32ºfNORDIC SPEED: 1.6 km/hr DIRECTION: SE
ALPINE TEMP-2.7 ºc / 27 ºfNORDIC WIND CHILL: -0.2 c
TODAYS WEATHER:Light FlurriesALPINE SPEED: 0.0 km/hr DIRECTION: ---
 ALPINE WIND CHILL: -3ºc

Snowbase

Snow Conditions

New Overnight25 cmClosed / Closed
Snow 24hrs30 cmNordic trails open :2
Snow 48 Hrs10 cmSnowshoe trails open:0
Mountain Snowbase50 cmAlpine trails open :44

Cross Country Trail Report

Trails Openkm Classic Setkm Skate Set
25.5 km5.5 km

Trail Status

Trail
Difficulty*
Status*
Comments
Lookout- 0.5 km
Ponds- 3.0 km
Jutland- 3.0 km
Opening Saturday morning
West Passage- 1.0 km
Marmot Flats- 2.5 km
Paradise Meadows- 3.0 km
Jackrabbit Link- 2.0 km
Far East- 4.5 km
Lake Approach- 1.5 km
Upper West- 3.0 km
Lower West- 1.0 km
World Cup Trails- 5.0 km
Legacy View- 1.5 km
The Grind- 2.5 km
Opening Saturday morning
Ravens Revenge- 6.0 km
Sprint Loop- 2.0 km
Lake Trail- 9.0 km

Snowshoe Trail Status

Trail
Difficulty*
Status*
Comments
Old Cabin Trail- 2.5 km
Lookout Trail- 0.5 km
Snow Paws- 1.5 km
Tree Beard's Trail- 1.5 km
Crooked Creek- 2.0 km
Finger Glades- 3.0 km
Great Big View- 1.0 km
Rossiter's Rise- 3.0 km

Raven Tobogganing Area

 
Difficulty*
Status*
Comments
Tobogganing

Forecasted Weather

We are expecting a heavy fall of snow late tonight, continued snowfall tomorrow morning
Temperature: High 0 ºc - Low -2 ºc

Nordic Centre Hours

Raven Lodge:See comments above
Cafe:See comments above
Rentals Shop:See comments above
Retail Shop:See comments above