Travel & Accommodation


  • Driving: Cumberland is 1.25 hours from Nanaimo, 2.5 hours from Victoria, 4 hours from Vancouver, and 6 hours from Seattle.
  • Ferry:  For ferry information from Vancouver to Vancouver Island, please visit BC Ferries.  The ferries are always busy on the weekend so we suggest you make a reservations. Seattle racers can catch the ferry from Anacortes to Victoria and drive up the Island Highway to Cumberland.  You can also take the MV Coho ferry from Port Angeles to Victoria.
  • Plane: Westjet Airlines will fly you into directly into Comox which is 30 minutes from the race start/finish. Click here for map from the airport. There are direct flights from all of Canada’s major cities, as well as, from the US (LA, Vegas, Tampa, etc). Check the website for more info Once you fly in, you can rent a vehicle from Budget Car and Truck Rental at the airport and drive to the race start.



  • Riding Fool Hostel — Located in Cumberland,the Riding Fool features dorm style and newly renovated private rooms starting at $25/night. This is also the location for Friday night registration.
  • Stansbury Guest House — Situated in the heart of Cumberland, the Stansbury offers fully furnished 2 and 3 bedroom suites which are self-contained, spacious and newly renovated. Both suites feel like a “home away from home” and are ideal for your team on race weekend. Call 1-877-336-2062 to make a reservation.
  • Mt. Washington Alpine Resort — Since the post-race dinner and awards banquet will be held up at Mt. Washington, we HIGHLY recommend that all out-of-town racers try to book accommodations on the mountain for Saturday night. Condos are very inexpensive at this time of the year and there are many places that sleep 6-8 people and rent for $50-100 per night, if you book early. It’s a beautiful place to spend the weekend.

Recent News

ANNOUNCEMENT: Record sellout & Parkside contest winner

Wow. In a mere 46 days, the 37th edition of the Atmosphere Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race sold over 600 entries making this event the fastest sellout and biggest turnout in our 17 year history. We have racers coming from across North America and even a few from Australia, Germany, and South Africa.  Over 50% […]


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