Pull on your woolies, grab your shades and get out here! Winter in Golden has so many incredible opportunities, you’re gonna need a raging blindside blizzard to keep you indoors!
WOW, I DIDN'T KNOW THAT...
Golden and Kicking Horse Country is home to the highest concentration of Powder Providers (including ski resorts, backcountry touring huts, helicopter and cat-skiing operations, and snowmobile outfitters) in the world. Count with us:
Canada’s highest concentration of world-class ski resorts can be day-tripped from Golden. Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is only 15 min. from downtown, and 4 other resorts are within a 1½ - 2 hour drive: Lake Louise, Sunshine, Revelstoke and Panorama.
KHMR has the highest elevation of any ski resort in BC. The summit sits at 2450m / 8,033’.
Heli skiing was born in the mountains near Golden, BC in 1965. Hans Gmoser pioneered the first ever commercial heli skiing in the Purcell Mountains' Bugaboo Range. Thus Canadian Mountain Holidays (CMH) was born. Just 8 year later Golden had its own heli skiing company. Today 4 heli skiing and 1 cat skiing operators guide guests in the mountains around Golden, BC.