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Kicking Horse Ski Resort Guide

  • Weather Forecast for Kicking Horse at  m altitude issued: 11 pm26 Jun 2016 (local time)  
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Kicking Horse Ski Resort Guide

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Kicking Horse Ski Resort Guide

Into Feuz Bowl, Kicking Horse photo

Kicking Horse

Photo credit: Snow Fish

Kicking Horse photo

Kicking Horse

Photo credit: Snow Fish

Powder days with Adrenalin Descents, Kicking Horse photo

Kicking Horse

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happy, safe Adrenalin Descents, Kicking Horse photo

Kicking Horse

Photo credit: scott belton

Slope Stats

  • 2448m

  • 1260m

  • 1188m

  • Acres of ski:2800
  • Pistes:128
  • Snowmaking:Yes
  • Halfpipes:-
  • Terrain Parks:2
  • X-Country:25 km
  • beginner20%
  • intermediate20%
  • advanced60%

Formerly a heli-ski operation, resort construction began in fall of 1999 and Kicking Horse opened its doors on December 8th, 2000. Build-out should be reached in 2010. Kicking Horse is the first entirely new resort to be built in Canada in the last 25 years. An 8-passenger state-of-the-art gondola, the Golden Eagle Express, takes skiers from the village to the top of the mountain and a mountain top restaurant called the Eagle's Eye. A lodge is located in the Gondola Plaza providing ski-in-ski-out accommodations for visitors. The skiing at Kicking Horse is, as they say, awesome. Townhouses are available on the mountain. B&Bs, cabins, chalets, hotels, lodges, and motels available nearby. But, it is in the middle of nowhere so don't expect to be in a big town with shops and clubs!

Travel

  • Nearest Airport:Calgary
  • Nearest Train Station:-
  • Tourist Office Phone:+1-866-SKI-KICK
  • Tourist Office Website:www.kickinghorseresort.com
  • Slopeside accommodation:yes
  •   8
  •   2

Lifts

  • Season opens:
  • Season closes:
  • Lifts:5 (1 gondola, 3 chair lifts, 1 surface lift)
  •   1
  •   3
  •   1

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Information supplied 22 Jan 2014

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  • Issued:27 Jun
  • Last Snowfall:
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Today’s Weather (1818 m)view full snow forecast

night
clear
0 NE0
14 °CF-Level
3400m
AM
clear
5 ESE5
15 °CF-Level
3500m
PM
clear
0 SE0
18 °CF-Level
3750m

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Visitor Reviews of Kicking Horse

Shelagh from Canada writes:

Wow, after a very mediocre season last year Kickie is off to a great start with over 300 cm snowfall already this season! Everybody and their dog was here last weekend for opening day so the line-ups were long (please RCR send us some lifts!), but today was even better pow than last weekend after 22 cm new in last few days, stellar conditions and NO line-ups! El Niño seems about to bless us with another spectacular season and it's barely December! Yeee-haw!

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