MILE HIGH News on Mount Washington • Winter/Spring 2013/14 Volume 24, #1
Tubing at Mount Washington Alpine Resort has a new place and a new face this winter.
The Tube Park has been moved closer to the Alpine Lodge, and it has expanded’ Resort President Peter Gibson said.
Cathy Saflin IN PROFILE
Finding a short definition of her job title as Accommodation Manager at Slopeside Accommodations at Bear and Deer Lodge draws Cathy Saflin up short.
From Wax to Fax to Macs
Neil Havers carves out a successful graphic arts career.
2013... The Summer of Sunshine
Summer was a good season for Mount Washington Alpine Resort as more people enjoyed a mile high experience. Chairlift rides were up slightly over the previous year, which wasn't a surprise.
Rentals Gets A Facelift
Did you know that Mount Washington Alpine Resort spends approximately $200,000 per year on new gear in its rental pool?
Rick Morson - Part of the team behind the VIMSS dream
Rick Morson's epiphany came while accompanying his children, then 12 and 14 years old, to a race in Pemberton, B.C.
Tourism Mount Washington - Where East Meets West... hopefully.
Mount Washington Alpine Resort's reputation as a destination ski resort continues to solidify, thanks to the efforts of Tourism Mount Washington. As membership remains on par with 2012-13, destination marketing activities continue, Manager Sarah Nicholson said.
Miracle Day Fund supports Learn to Ski Program.
With contributions exceeding $40,000 over 10 years, more than 1,000 Comox Valley students in Grades 4 - 6 have been offered ski lessons thanks to Rick Morson and the CIBC?Wood Gundy Miracle Day Fund.
Mountain Centre Opens its doors to a surprising array of users
The Vancouver Island Mountain Centre continues to attract groups for both winter and summer.
Rick Gibson - The View From Here
After 25 years, the ownership group is ready to hand over the reins to someone ready to move forward with the Resort.
Spring Skiing with Podium of Life
Last Spring, the Podium of Life Snow Sports Academy did something different: instructors Shane and Corey Harle took their students to Whistler Mountain for the Spring.
News In Brief - Encompassing people, places and happenings at Mount Washington.
Powder Magazine Spotlight - Mount Washington Alpine Resort earned some attention from Powder Magazine in the pre-season, during the Ski Town Throwdown, a contest pitting ski resorts from across North America against each other.
Mount Washington Snow Sports Clubs
Mount Washington Alpine Resort is home to six snow sport clubs that spend their seasons practicing and competing on their “home’ hill.
Possible Sasquatch Midden Unearthed at site of expanded Tube Park!
Summer grounds crews at Mount Washington Alpine Resort have uncovered more possible evidence that a family of sasquatch has been expanding on the grounds at the Resort for generations. Grounds crews spent the summer creating a new and expanded tube park in front of the Alpine Lodge, by the Learning Centre. When the earthmovers were in to restore the old Ozone Tube Park to a ski run, they dug up what cryptozoologists think is a sasquatch midden.
Calamity hits Rhodesian cryptozoologist's Sasquatch findings.
Calamity has hit a Rhodesian cryptozoologist who reported a sasquatch sighting at Mount Washington Alpine Resort a year ago.
A Return Engagement For The Vancouver Island Marmot!
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