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View of the Kicking Horse ski resort from the base station

Skiing Golden/Kicking Horse

Recently named Best Panoramic Views, Warren Miller’s Best Ski Destination and Number 1 in Powder and Best Snow in North America– Kicking Horse Mountain Resort has impressed the world by leaps and bounds since opening in 2000 (the only resort to open in the Rockies in 25 years). The winter season at Kicking Horse offers an integrated mountain resort experience with some of the most progressive in-bounds skiing in North America. The mountain consists of 1,260 meters (4,133 feet) of vertical; including 128 runs, 4 alpine bowls and 85 inbound chutes, spread over 2,825 acres of skiable terrain. Beginners who learn at Kicking Horse return again and again to experience the unparalleled conditions. Experienced skiers and snowboarders claim their bragging rights on this mountain due to the first-class snowfall and world renowned terrain. The winter season is complete with a tubing park, skating rink, and numerous restaurants, retailers and activities. Stay at one of the ski-in-ski-out on-mountain accommodations for the full Kicking Horse experience.

Test report
3.9 out of 5 stars
Ski slopes »
100 km
Easy 20 km (20 %)
Intermediate 35 km (35 %)
Difficult 45 km (45 %)

Ski lifts »
Total: 4
Snow report »
Ski resort closed
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