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

Construction of Mount Washington’s first fire hall approved

Just seven petition received against ski resort project, three of them ruled ineligible

 

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…

 

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: Skier dangling from chairlift caught by Mt. Washington staff, Good Samaritans

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

 

School District 69 (Qualicum) sign at 100 Jensen Ave. in Parksville. (PQB News file photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) sign at 100 Jensen Ave. in Parksville. (PQB News file photo)
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
Tyson Popove placed second in his category at the Mt. Washington Viewtour Virtual Slopestyle event. Photo by Shawn Corrigan

10-year-old soars high above Mount Washington, slopestyle

Campbell River skier Tyson Popove goes big in ski hill’s virtual competition

Tyson Popove placed second in his category at the Mt. Washington Viewtour Virtual Slopestyle event. Photo by Shawn Corrigan
RCMP Cpl. Dan Jinda, BC Parks Ranger Jamie Godfrey and BCCOS officer Steve Petrovcic near Mt. Washington on Jan. 24. Photo supplied by BCCOS.

Compliance check at Mt. Washington reveals most snowmobilers lacking

One in twelve riders fully compliant at January check

RCMP Cpl. Dan Jinda, BC Parks Ranger Jamie Godfrey and BCCOS officer Steve Petrovcic 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)
The longest zip line on Vancouver Island opened at the end of June on Mount Washington. Photo by Erin Haluschak

VIDEO: Soaring above Mount Washington

Longest zip line on Vancouver Island officially open

The longest zip line on Vancouver Island opened at the end of June on Mount Washington. Photo by Erin Haluschak
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