Cross-Country Skiing Area Dawn Mountain Nordic Centre in the Kootenay Rockies: Position on map

Cross-Country Skiing Dawn Mountain Nordic Centre

Kicking Horse Resort, Golden Nordic Club

Trail Map Dawn Mountain Nordic Centre

The Cross-Country Area

33 kilometers (20.5 miles) of regularly groomed trails can be found in the Dawn Mountain Nordic Centre. Beginners and advanced cross-country skiers alike will enjoy the trail network, which offers some fantastic views as well. A rental service for ski equipemnt as well as a ski school are also available. 

Interesting facts

  • Offering 20.51 miles cross-country trails, Dawn Mountain Nordic Centre is among the 5 largest Cross-Country Skiing Areas in British Columbia.
  • The high point of the cross-Country skiing area is located at an elevation of 4341 ft.
  • Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 80 " at summit elevation and 0 " at the base.


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Dawn Mountain Nordic Centre KHMR Golden BC

Dining along the Tracks

Cross-country skiers can enjoy the warmth of the geothermally heated Dawn Mountain Chalet while relaxing with a hot beverage. Ample seating, bathrooms, and a baby change area are provided. 

Getting Here

By car:
The resort is located 145 kilometers (90 miles) west of Banff and 270 kilometers (168 miles) west of Calgary. 

By shuttle bus:
A shuttle bus is available at the airport in Calgary which takes passengers to Lake Louise. From there, the Kicking Horse Resort Bus transports the skiers to the resort. 


Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
1500 Kicking Horse Trail
V0A 1H0
Phone1 (800) 258-7669


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Elevation4341 ft - 4341 ft
Skating 20.51 miles
Classic 20.51 miles
Lighted trails N/A