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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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This is a spectacular place to visit. I would suggest to take in both the Bear Reserve and the Summit - Eagles Eye! We loved watching Boo the Grizzly and his antics. He was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Letkemans
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Martensville, Sask.
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Martensville, Sask.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a spectacular place to visit. I would suggest to take in both the Bear Reserve and the Summit - Eagles Eye! We loved watching Boo the Grizzly and his antics. He was very entertaining. The employees are very knowledgeable about Boo and the area wildlife. Educational and entertaining. We spent 2 hours in this area. We then took... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We drove up to the resort especially to see Boo, the handsome grizzly. We were not disappointed. He was napping, hidden in tall grass/bush when we got there at 2 pm. We patiently waited for a long while and he majestically rose from his sleep and sauntered to the fence. He then posed for us for over an hour, feeding,... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good value if you are a senior, by the way you can usually see the bear from the gondola so unless you want to stand at the fence you do not need to buy the bear experience ticket

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Thank Don R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have a place on the hill and vacation here every summer. We typically visit the Bear Refuge 3-4 times per visit and are never disappointed, even the rare times we don't actually see Boo. He's absolutely amazing! You just can't appreciate the majesty of grizzly bears until you see one up close in his natural habitat. The guides (Ross... More 

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Thank GregRogue
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My friend and I signed up for the shorter of the two Via Ferrata experiences and had a fantastic time. I was initially skeptical that it would be a tourist trap, paying too much for a generic experience. It's not cheap at approximately 130 CAD! We met Nick where the gondola ride ends at the top of the mountain and... More 

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Thank Morgan L
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Spectacular and beautiful views. There is something around every corner in these national parks. This was a great stop for our kids. Fun to watch the bikers on the mountain bike trails, we saw the grizzly bear being silly and making a cozy bed to nap in, fun to be high in the gondola. Can't imagine the beauty winter brings!

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Thank phillila97
Penetanguishene, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time exploring the mountain and hiking around. The views are spectacular and the trails make hiking around for people with limited mountain experience accessable. The staff was very helpful and interactive. The cherry on top was experiencing Boo the grizzly bear.

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Thank FF12PhilStevens
Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite the clouds the peak was wonderful to explore. The grizzly bear interpretive centre was amazing. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well appointed condo-hotel. Each condo has it's own laundry and hot-tub! Easy access to the gondola (super expensive but the view was unbeatable). The condo had several things in disrepair but it was very clean. We did have to retrieve our own towels from the dryer which felt a little odd. It was difficult to get assistance when required (like... More 

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Thank Leslie F
Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Gondola up the mountain and it was fun and you get a great view! It was scary when they had to stop to let people on and the Gondola would rock back and forth...we survived though! View at top was amazing, we walked some of the trails and took some great pictures. We should have eaten at... More 

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