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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Trail Map Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

The Ski Resort

Kicking Horse is one of the most beautiful skiing areas with the fourth highest drop in North America. It is famous for its beautiful powdery snow, a unique terrain mix and long downhill runs. The sheer beauty of this mountain makes Kicking Horse one of the most exceptional ski resorts in British Columbia with beautiful runs for skiiers and snowboarders of all ability levels. You can also opt for quality guidance through the untracked parts of the mountain and learn how to find your way around in this untouched terrain safely. The Big Mountain Center also offers an avalanche training and snow safety instructions, which makes this snow school an elite mountain education facility. The Learning Center offers courses for beginners, intermediates and professionals not only to learn skills but to confide in their skills. The accomodations vary widely from condos to hotelrooms or apartments and the on-mountain accomodations offer a fabulous variety of restaurants. All in all Kicking Horse Resort is a wonderful resort to spend time with the family.

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Interesting facts

  • Offering 2800 acres of slopes and terrain, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is among the 10 largest Ski Resorts in Canada.
  • Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is among the 10 best rated Ski Resorts in British Columbia.
  • Elevated between 3904 ft and 8038 ft, the Ski Resort is among the 5 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Canada. The vertical drop from summit to base is 4134 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Canada is 1191 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
  • During the season the average snow depth at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is 75 ". Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 82 " at summit elevation and 0 " at the base. Therefore Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is among the 10 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Canada.
  • Kicking Horse Mountain Resort features 36 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Canada is 30 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 10 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 10 sunniest in British Columbia.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
2%
Snow Making Machines: 10

Must-Ski Runs

Most Difficult Runs

Consequence
Length: km
Vertical Drop: 400 m

Longest Runs

It´s a Ten
Length: 10 km
Vertical Drop: 1,160 m

Videos

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Winter at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
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Winter 17/18 Highlights
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Powder Day at Kicking Horse
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FWT18 KICKING HORSE GOLDEN BC TEASER
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Contact

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
PO Box 839, 1500 Kicking Horse Trail
BC V0A 1H0
Golden, British Columbia
E-Mail
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Phone+1 866-754-5425

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Mountain Stats

Elevation3904 ft - 8038 ft
Opening DayDec 9, 2022
Closing DayApr 16, 2023
Capacity 5250 Persons/Hr.
Hours9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lifts

5
1
3
1
Total 5

Skiable Terrain

2800 acres
Easy
Green Circle
Moderate
Blue Squared
Advanced
Black Diamond
Extreme
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 2800 acres
Number of Slopes 129

Weather (8031 ft)

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Open Lifts & Trails

Rates

CAD159
1 day adult CAD159
1 day youth CAD127
1 day child CAD64
All rates & fees