Skiing & Snowsports
Vancouver Island's Winter Playground
The Comox Valley is Vancouver Island’s premier snowsports destination. Proudly home to one of BC’s most family-friendly resorts, Mount Washington and iconic Strathcona Provincial Park, snow enthusiasts of all ages, interests, and skill levels can find something to get excited about.
Skiiers and snowboarders can hit the slopes of Mount Washington to explore over 1,700 acres of terrain with everything from easy-breezy beginner runs to bowls and chutes for more aggressive enthusiasts. Play all day by utilizing the resort’s nightly lit runs or pay a visit to the Tube Park for endless giggles.
No gear? No problem. Their lodge has everything you need to hit the slopes. Learn more about Mount Washington here.
Mount Washington's Great Alpine Activities
Mount Washington's Nordic Centre is home to over a dozen cross-country ski trails, with everything from small loops for beginners to the long routes for the serious skier. While there isn't currently a lit run for after-dark adventures, there is a dog-friendly trail you can bring your four-legged friends on.
Whether it's your first time trying nordic skiing or you're a seasoned pro, the Raven's Lodge has all the gear you need to hit the trails with confidence, including your choice or classic or skate skis.
No gear? No problem! Raven's Lodge has everything you need to enjoy a snowshoe expedition. All you need to bring is a sense of adventure, warm clothes, and solid footwear. The snowshoe trails are well-marked and established.
Don't let Vancouver Island's warmer temperatures fool you, the region can play host to some of the deepest snowpacks in BC! The family-friendly resort is has all kinds of terrain for everyone from beginners to backcountry shredders. Plus, it also offers a small selection of lit runs for night skiing, just in case you're up for even more laps after-dark.
Suit up in your warmest layers and get ready to giggle. Ride by yourself or team up with friends for a high-speed slide