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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

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Address: 1500 Kicking Horse Trail, Golden, British Columbia VOA 1HO, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-439-5425
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Kicking Horse has attracted rave reviews after just seven seasons for its...

Kicking Horse has attracted rave reviews after just seven seasons for its awesome vertical, deep powder and spectacular terrain mix. With an express gondola accessing over 4100 ft (1260m) of vertical, you’re bound to ski and ride an impressive feat of terrain comparable to only that of heli-skiing. Coupled with summer activities such as mountain biking, wildlife education, and alpine sightseeing, this is a place where the stories are almost too tall to believe.

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Shortly after Kicking Horse Resort opened,we rode the gondola to the mountaintop and had a beautiful meal in the restaurant while there. The food was incredible! Enjoyed the views... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Warren P
Calgary, Canada

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Calgary, Canada
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482 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Don't visit on a holiday weekend unless ready to wait in a Gondola queue for an hour each lift ! I really like the terrain and most things about the resort, nice lodge, good coffee, world class restaurant at the summit and this weekend also had great snow but....... having to loop back to bottom, unless you ski stairway to... More 

Thank OmanRob
Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Shortly after Kicking Horse Resort opened,we rode the gondola to the mountaintop and had a beautiful meal in the restaurant while there. The food was incredible! Enjoyed the views and walked around afterwards, before riding the gondola back down. (Sorry, can't post our actual visit year, because the review time of visit doesn't go back that far. About 2006)

Thank Warren P
ottawa, ontario
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This mountain has most of what you would find at Fernie, as an example of bowl skiing, lots and lots of terrain. The gondola will whisk you up in no time and there's plenty of places to find new powder a day after the snow comes. The one thing they need to do is find some happier lifty's and greeting... More 

Thank roboinottawa
Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This year's annual ski trip was to kicking horse. Amazing terrain: steep, powder with great views. What could be better! Midweek skiing had no lines. Base of the mountain didn't have much action (it was Monday night), but that didn't matter. Great great ski day.

Thank Phil A
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tripped around for two months seeing the following mountains: Whistler Fernie KICKINGHORSE Revelstoke Whitewater Red mountain Our favorite mountain for boarding by far was KICKINGHORSE. It has some amazing terrain that is extremely accessible. Hiking the T2 peak and boarding the chutes in the stairway to heaven were by far our favorite on piste runs. Fun times!!!! Would definitely... More 

Thank Em F
Canmore, Canada
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40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time at Kickinghorse. If you like black or blue runs, this is the resort for you. Upper bowls off Gondola have steep access points yielding to Crystal bowl When you exit the gondola or the upper Stairway to Heaven chair you have two choices to get down, steep drop in or narrow road with drop offs on both sides... More 

Thank HughWhitehorseYT
Mexico City, Mexico
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103 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here due to the many recommendations of friends. We stayed on the Aspens Cabins, which were fully equipped and with a Hot Tub, with Ski Out access (not so easily but it is easy to get) and a kind of Ski-In, but you'll need to walk a little bit. I am beginner skier so I was gladly surprised... More 

Thank juanvzla
Brandon, Canada
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've skied all over North America and can say for hard core skiers kicking Horse is about as good as it gets. Good steeps, generally good snow quality and lots of vertical. It's not the best family hill and ski in/out options are limited. If your looking for night life/apres go to Whistler or Banff but if you want good... More 

Thank Stan C
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best ski runs ever!! Loved this place. Great value and great terrain. Parking is right a the bottom with short walk to hit the lift/gondola. Very close to town (for a resort!). We will definitely return!

Thank jennifer h
British Columbia, Canada
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41 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The small village is still open in the summer and we had a great time. We stayed at a nice hotel, ate great pub food, hiked around and saw some amazing views, played golf down the hill, and scheduled an atv tour. If you're going to Golden in the summer it's worth the drive up the mountain.

Thank C W

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