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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

1500 Kicking Horse Trail, Golden, British Columbia VOA 1HO, Canada
+1 250-439-5425
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Poor customer service, limited lesson options

My husband and I moved here for the winter to snowboard. I signed up online for the season long... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle, Australia
Just ok

As a family of avid skiers we love to try and hit as many ski resorts as we can and unfortunately... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Canmore, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1500 Kicking Horse Trail, Golden, British Columbia VOA 1HO, Canada
+1 250-439-5425

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I moved here for the winter to snowboard. I signed up online for the season long, weekly lessons. It did not ask for skiing or snowboarding, so I assumed it didn't matter. When I showed up for the first lesson, I was...More

Thank dev45
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a family of avid skiers we love to try and hit as many ski resorts as we can and unfortunately this place misses the mark..and for only one reason.Customer service is horrible.The lifties are horrible if not even non existent! Gondola full of people...More

1  Thank esk70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long runs, feels like you spend more of your day on the hill than in lines for the gondola and lifts. Which is different than most other resorts I find. Great hill. We love it here.

Thank 69DDW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been trying out different resorts for two weeks. We are two experienced adults and the intermediate kids aged 9,12 and 14. Kicking Horse was nice and had opportunities for both steep slopes and forest skiing. The gondola is the only was to get...More

Thank Cecilia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being someone who grew up on the coast and having lived in the city, the opportunity to go on a ski hill never arose until this past New Year’s Eve. I flew into town from Vietnam to spend some time with my closet friends and...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The snow is good, and there, some amazing verticals and lots of skiing for experts. But. Tiny ski area, 4 lifts, all are crap. Only one lift serves top top to bottom. When it's -20C why is no lift even heated or covered or faster....More

Thank dr_awesam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Kicking Horse to ski with our family. It was -18°C and the snow was superb. I’d recommend the resort for family skiing as they have an amazing selection of ski runs, from beginner to double black.

Thank Nicolas W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great ski resort and not too busy. Good powder. Bar is small and busy but no long lift lines and great skiing.

Thank David L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic ski resort ! Beautiful runs and stunning scenery ! An amazing holiday vacation. Staff helpful and very friendly. Runs for every ability challenging even the expert boarder and skier. Will definitely be back next year .

Thank Vicky3k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had a great time this summer at the Kicking Horse Resort. The Staff were fantastic and the food was great. We loved hiking throughout B.C., but the hiking here on the 7,000 foot peak was incredible.

Thank OutofTheColdSimcoe
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7 December 2016|
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Response from Beaverbum | Reviewed this property |
It's a hotel on Hwy 1. Not sure what mountain you are talking about :)
11 March 2016|
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Response from proteusstag | Reviewed this property |
At Costco or on- line.
Roger M
2 June 2015|
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Response from Claire H | Reviewed this property |
I agree. I don't know how busy it will be but as you know your plans it's better to get it booked in. We had to make a reservation and the mountain itself wasn't that busy when we went.