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
4 cm
48 hours
13 cm
Last 7 days
16 cm
Year to Date
135 cm
Base Packed
51 cm

Conditions last updated on November 23 at 8 am

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Latest News

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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The Hear and Now

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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