Find Your Ski Area
Show Menu
Close Menu

British Columbia, Canada

Close Menu

Kicking Horse

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is a great place to experience the pristine and much sought after British Columbian champagne powder. It's even better when you grab some coupons offering deals and discounts, here! The resort is the first four-season resort in the Canadian Rockies to be built within the latter part of the century and with good reasons.

Some of the Best Skiing In the World

Skiing Magazine rated it #1 for powder in North America, so if you want to experience true British Columbia skiing then Kicking Horse is the place to go. It has one of the longest runs in Canada and also features great cruiser runs for skiing and plenty of beginner trails. Kicking Horse has a fantastic walk-in gondola, the first one in Canada, which whisks guests to the top of the hill quickly.

In the center of the resort there is a Grizzly Bear Refuge. It's 22 acres of protected and enclosed terrain where two orphaned grizzly cubs make their home. The opportunity to ski alongside a grizzly bear refuge is a one-of-a-kind experience and really makes Kicking Horse stand out from the plethora of other British Columbian ski resorts. For skiers and riders who want to experience the pristine champagne powder of British Columbia, Kicking Horse Mountain is easy to get to, affordable and a resort surrounded by fun activities, cultural experiences and some of the most stunning scenery in British Columbia.

Off the Slopes

Lodging in the area can be found at the mountain or in nearby ski chalets, condominiums, rental homes or villas. There are also standard hotels and motels available and a few bed and breakfast for a more quaint and homey feel. Golden is well equipped to handle a large volume of visitors each season who flock to the area for skiing, snowboarding and other snow sport enthusiasts. 

Geting Here

Kicking Horse resort is about 8 miles away from the town of Golden. The resort's about 425 miles away from Vancouver. It's a less than a three-hour drive from Calgary on Trans Canada Highway 1 going west. Simply stay on the highway until the town of Golden, from there, there will be signage directing visitors to the resort.

Ski Vacation Top Deals

A budget ski vacation is entirely possible at Kicking Horse, look for discount ski coupons for the resort itself as well as surrounding restaurants, hotels and other accommodations. Discount lift tickets and discount passes are always a possibility and many are available before and throughout the season to help guests save more money.

Featured Blog Posts

Will There Be a Last Chair? 2016-2017 Ski Season Resort Closing Dates

The trees budding all across the Front Range in Colorado and Utah, and water sprinklers feverishly spraying golf courses are signs that spring is on us and summer is near. To the dismay of skiers and riders alike, it’s time to say goodbye to the bittersweet 2016-2017 ski season. This winter has been both good and […]


Ski Slang You Should Know Before Hitting the Slopes

Once you’ve booked your dream ski trip, it’s time to brush up on your ski slang. After all, nobody wants to look like a gaper – or novice – out on the slopes, and nothing will give you away faster than not understanding the local ski-speak. So dust off your ski pants, break out the fresh goggles, and […]


Don’t Ski? Don’t Worry. Enjoy Your Vacation With These Winter Activities for Non-Skiers

Mountain resorts are popular among travelers for vacations. With breathtaking views, crisp cool air, and exciting activities, it’s no secret why. Most people who go on vacation to large mountain resort towns spend a lot of their time skiing. While it’s a thrilling activity, and one that is enjoyed by many, not everyone loves it. […]


How to Waterproof Your Gear in 3 Easy Steps

There’s nothing worse than spending a day on the mountain in cold and soggy gear. Your wet boots squish with each movement. Your fingers are frozen stiff. Your cuffs let moisture soak straight through to your sleeves. Unfortunately, ‘waterproof’ gear doesn’t last forever. With enough wear and tear, your favorite jacket’s ability to keep you […]


How to Get the Best Ski Vacation Deals

If you are itching to hit the slopes, you might be looking for ski vacation deals that will allow you to take a vacation. However, as you might already know, ski trips cost money. Luckily, there are many ways to save. These are a few tips that can help you get the best ski vacation […]


How to Save Money on Ski Vacations: 3 Tips for Cheaper Accommodations

If you’re planning on taking a ski vacation, you might be concerned about the cost of accommodations. If you’ve found our website, you probably want to stretch your budget for hitting the slopes. Follow these tips on how to how to save money on ski vacations by cutting your lodging costs so that you’ll have cash to spend on […]