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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort offers amazing opportunities that separate it from any other resort. The stunning beauty, and awesome terrain will be sure to lure you in. The resort offers incredible skiing, incredible views, daring heights, champagne powder, and a resident grizzly bear that will ensure you have an unforgettable experience. There is something for everyone at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.

One gondola ride will take you to the summit, revealing picturesque views of the Rocky Mountains and national parks. Various chutes and groomers range in difficulty, making this the perfect place for families and people of all abilities. With over 3,400 acres of skiable area and over 120 runs, Kicking Horse has all sorts of terrain to explore.

With three on-mountain dining options and 4 restaurants in the village, you aren’t short of choice. In the heart of the village, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort offers a wide range of services and shopping, including equipment, gifts and souvenirs, and apparel. Kicking Horse nightlife is small but lively. Have a game of pool at the Golden Taps, drink some cocktails with a view at Eagle Eye restaurant, enjoy some live music at the Whitetooth Grill, or for an Irish experience head to Highland Lodge.

Kicking Horse is one of the best ski resorts in British Columbia for many reasons, including the high vertical drop, the always-fresh powder and the sheer beauty of the pristine scenery.

Mountain Terrain:







Skiing Hours:

9 am – 4 pm 

Summit Elevation:

2504 m

Vertical Drop:

1314 m

Skiable Area:

3,486 acres

Average Snowfall:

7.3152 m (24 ft)


Snowboarder Friendly

Lift Information:

  • Golden Eagle Express Gondola – 8-Passenger
  • Catamount – 4-Passenger fixed grip chairlift
  • Stairway to Heaven – 4-passenger fixed grip quad
  • Pioneer – 2 Passenger fixed grip chairlift
  • Jelly Bean Express


120+ runs. Longest run: “It’s A Ten” (10km long)


Beginner and intermediate terrain serviced by 5 lifts, plus famous expert terrain. Offers heli-skiing, cross-country skiing, tubing, ice-skating, telemark skiing, and snowmobiling.

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