Kicking Horse

Three hours west of Calgary is Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in Golden, B.C. You’ll be greeted by five bowls and an assortment of ridgelines, fingered with black and double-black runs that will give you a permanent grin. This is powder paradise. That’s because the mountain gets about 25 feet of snow a year, giving you the chance to really push your limits. Don’t miss the Stairway to Heaven quad chair, which puts you right into the thick of it. Find out more about Kicking Horse Ski Resort here.

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Conditions last updated on October 22 at 4 pm

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Splash out in retro style this spring

Kicking Horse Resort is getting set to wrap up the sweet ski season of 2013/14 in sassy style with its fourth Annual Sun Splash Funk Festival happening two weekends in April

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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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The experience is real

GOLDEN, BC – Like many do these days, I held off attending post secondary for a few years after graduation from high school. I didn’t want to rush into a degree or diploma program that meant nothing more than a paycheck somewhere down the line. I traveled around a bit and had some good times, no rush to jump into a career. I was also in no huge rush to end up in a university or college in a city or big town where I would be just another face in the crowd with teachers who wouldn’t know me from a hole in the wall. 

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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)

  • 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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