Vancouver Island | British Columbia | Canada
Alpine
1589m
 
Nordic
1100m
12 °c 5 km E
Lift Status & Conditions
LODGE
WHISKEY
NORDIC
HAWK
  • FROM SOUTH OF COURTENAY - Take Hwy #19 north to Exit #130 (Dove Creek Rd & Strathcona Parkway). Turn left at the lights (Exit #130) and follow Strathcona Parkway up the mountain for 18 km's. Mount Washington Alpine Resort is located at the end of Strathcona Parkway.
  • FROM NORTH OF COURTENAY - Take Hwy #19 south to Exit #130 (Dove Creek Rd & Strathcona Parkway).Turn right at the lights (Exit #130) and & follow Strathcona Parkway up the mountain for 18 km's. Mount Washington Alpine Resort is located at the end of Strathcona Parkway
  • FROM COURTENAY & COMOX -From downtown Courtenay, take Cliffe Ave north to 1st St. and then turn right on 1st St. Take the next left onto Condensory Rd (Anderton Ave). Follow Condensory Rd to Piercy Rd. Turn left onto Piercy Rd and follow this to Hwy #19. Turn right onto Hwy #19. Turn left at the lights (Exit #130) and follow Strathcona Parkway up the mountain for 18 km's. Mount Washington Alpine Resort is located at the end of Strathcona Parkway.
  • FROM COMOX AIRPORT -turn right at the airport entrance onto Knight Rd then right at the intersection onto Military Row (follow for approximately 2 km) Turn left at the stop sign onto Ryan Rd then continue on to the end. Turn left at the lights onto Hwy 19A and follow over the bridge to Cliffe Ave. Turn right at Cliffe Ave and follow to end (1st St). and then turn right on 1st St. Take the next left onto Condensory Rd (Anderton Ave). Follow Condensory Rd to Piercy Rd. Turn left onto Piercy Rd and follow this to Hwy #19. Turn right onto Hwy #19. Turn left at the lights (Exit #130) and follow Strathcona Parkway up the mountain for 18 km's. Mount Washington Alpine Resort is located at the end of Strathcona Parkway.
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Mount Washington is located 25 km west of the Comox Valley, 50 km south of Campbell River and 100 km north of Nanaimo, on Vancouver Island.

With the new Inland Island Highway it’s faster than ever to drive here (Exit 130) and it’s paved all the way to the top!

Please Note: Strathcona Parkway requires good winter tires OR that you carry chains with you.

Road Report - this is an external link to the most current road conditions available on the road to the mountain. You may search from there for other BC road conditions. The Toll Free number you may call is: 1-800-550-4997.
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Latitude: North 49° 44' 48.1'' Longitude: West 125° 17' 13.9''

To check road conditions for BC while in BC or anywhere in North America, please phone the no-fee DriveBC automated phone service at: 1-800-550-4997

Strathcona Parkway Snow Removal

EMCON SERVICES is responsible for snow removal on the Strathcona Parkway leading to Mount Washington Alpine Resort. Emcon is committed to maintaining the road to the standard of any Class A Highway in British Columbia.

Please direct any feedback on the Strathcona Parkway road clearing to:
Emcon Services Head Office
3190 Royston Road
Cumberland, BC
V0R 1S0
250-336-8897
OR:
Courtenay Ministry of Transportation at 250-334-6951

Chain-Up Advisories

Occasionally there are chain-up advisories on the Strathcona Parkway, the highway leading up to Mount Washington Alpine Resort. For your convenience, we will have a supply* of tire chains for purchase at Altitude Sport & Gift in the Alpine Lodge at the top of the mountain. Please drive safely.

* Supply is limited.

Parking and Towing

If my car is towed, where does it go?

The impound lot is located in Courtenay.
Georgia Straight Collision & Towing
Address: 2317 Cousins Ave, Courtenay, BC V9N 3N6
Phone:(250) 338-9636
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

* We highly recommend car pooling. Not only does it save on time and convenience, it helps the environment too! *

Approximate drive times:

  • 75 minutes from Nanaimo
  • 2 1/2 hrs. from Victoria

Featured Services

Mount Washington

Ambassador Shuttle Service
1-877-339-5252
(250) 339-5252

Mount Washington

Car Rentals
Once you arrive in the Comox Valley, choose National Car and Truck Rental when you are renting a vehicle.
Call: 1-800-CAR-RENT

Enterprise Car Rentals

Enterprise Car Rentals
Unit 13 - 2401 Cliffe Ave
Courtenay, BC V9N2L5
Call.: (250) 334-9613

Mount Washington

Budget Car and Truck Rental
1-800-268-8900
www.budget.ca