Golden
Kicking Horse

Golden is surrounded by the highest concentration of heli and cat ski operations in N. America and home to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Historically known for the steep and deep chutes and bowls, Kicking Horse also has great terrain for intermediates, beginners and families.

Not just a ski town, Golden is a real mountain town, full of real mountain people. Want to know the secret powder stashes, the best snowmobiling terrain, or best restaurant of the many in town? Just ask one of the friendly locals in the gondi and you may end up with not just locals insider info, but a ski buddy for life.

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Snow Fall for Kicking Horse

24 hours
1 cm
48 hours
1 cm
Last 7 days
1 cm
Year to Date
526 cm
Base Packed
147 cm

Conditions last updated on March 3 at 1 am

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Latest News

Kicking up powder at Kicking Horse

It was the dump of the year. Yes, we were only 24 days into 2015 but it had been a skimpy snow start to the ski season. So when snow reports called for 19 centimetres overnight at Kicking Horse, we went to bed early to hit the road at 6 a.m.

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48 Golden hours in this cool mountain town

Here are a few ideas for a 48-hour winter wonderland getaway in one of our favourite mountain towns, just about 250 kilometres from Calgary.

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Battling for the POW

Kicking Horse plays host to the Helly Hansen Annual Big Mountain Battle at the Horse – an event that lets you discover even more of that spectacular terrain on a snowboarding or skiing scavenger hunt.

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Olympic hopeful Brady Leman works magic on the slopes

To achieve his dream of reaching the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Brady Leman - a magician of the slopes - dons a business suit over his ski suit and works with Bellstar Hotels & Resorts to try a different approach of sponsorship.

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Golden Kicking Horse Stats

Average Snowfall: Lower-mountain- 252 cm (8ft.), Mid-mountain 360 cm (12 ft.)
Average Temperature: Not recorded (approximate temperature of -8 C last season)
Elevation:

  • Base- 1,190 m (3,900 ft.)

  • Summit- 2,450 m (8,033 ft.)

Vertical Rise/Drop: 1,260 m (4,133 ft.)
Total Terrain: 2,800+ acres/ 1133 hectares
Number of Lifts: 6
Number of Trails: 120
Number of Alpine Bowls: 4 (Super Bowl, Bowl Over, Crystal Bowl and Feuz Bowl)
Number of Parks/Pipes: 1 Terrain Park
Longest Run: 10 km/6 miles (Run #10 “It’s a Ten”)
Inbound Chutes: 85+

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