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Inspiring videos of Golden, BC and Kicking Horse Country

Get inspired by viewing these great Golden videos and discover why Golden, BC should be your next vacation destination in the Canadian Rockies.

Winter in Golden BC

Pow isn't reserved for skiers and snowboarders. Golden has over 240km of family-friendly groomed trails, 4 maintained areas and steep and remote alpine sledding in 13 distinct zones.

When some of the most amazing terrain in British Columbia is out your back door, why wake up extra early to drive there. Golden's world-class backcountry skiing starts with the Dogtooth Range in the Purcell Mountains which are visible from town.

What makes Golden BC so Golden? We're not just an awesome ski resort. There are so many other fun activities. Snowshoeing at Dawn Mountain Nordic Centre is just one of many. Come and celebrate the mountain spirit with us.

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is a world-class ski resort offering 4,133 vertical feet of terrain and riding experiences. With the steepest chutes to long gentle groomed cruisers everyone can enjoy riding the Horse.

Golden BC is the home of heli skiing, backcountry skiing and cat-skiing in Western Canada and the Canadian Rockies. With over 20 backcountry lodges, 3 heli-ski operators and 1 cat-ski operator and endless backcountry terrain including the famous Rogers Pass, Golden should be on everyone's bucket list.

With over 34km of groomed skate and classic trails at Dawn Mountain Nordic Centre, Golden BC is widely recognised as a great place for Nordic skiers of all ages and abilities. Enjoy views of the Canadian Rockies from the trails and warm up or tune up in the heated day lodge before heading out.

Snowmobiling in Golden is mountain sledding at its best. Surrounded by the Canadian Rickies and the Selkirks and Purcell Mountain ranges, Golden offers awesome powder and terrain with over 240km of groomed trails and 4 maintained areas; Quartz Creek, Gorman Lake, Silent Pass and the North Bench Trail for easy family friendly riding. 


Located between the Canadian Rockies and the Purcells and Selkirks mountain ranges, Golden BC offers a myriad of winter activities. Snowshoeing, Nordic cross country skiing, toboganning, ice skating and skiing at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort means that there is something for everyone on a winter vacation in Golden.

Summer in Golden BC

Each week we will be posting a new episode on our @TourismGolden Instagram account featuring the best photos and videos that have been posted over the past 7 days! If you want your shots to be included in future episodes make sure to tag #GoldenBC or use the Geo-Tag Golden, British Columbia.

Happy adventuring!!

From free falling from 10,000 feet to class 4 whitewater, we guarantee Golden BC will get your adrenaline flowing during the summer.

Golden Rules mountain adventures!

Filmed and Edited by Kalum Ko

Let nature take its course in Golden, British Columbia.

A place that has long been loved by explorers of all kinds with adventures as wonderful or wild as you want. Come for a stay and discover why Golden Rules.

Video by Kalum Ko

Golden BC sits at the confluence of two historic rivers in the Canadian Rockies; the Columbia River feeds the Columbia Wetlands and provides excellent opportunities for stand-up paddle boarding, canoeing, kaying and wetland wildlife tours.In contract, the Kicking Horse river, running through the famous Kicking Horse Pass in the Canadian Rockies boasts some of the best whitewater rafting in Nort

For the best biking in BC and the Canadian Rockies, Golden is the place to be. With over 100km of smooth single track easily accessible from downtown Golden, plus the highest bike park in N. America at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, biking in Golden BC is hard to beat.

At the heart of the parks

Totally Spoked Golden Bike Fest

With 3 distinct networks, over 100 km of cross country trails accessible from town, and a season that typically lasts over 7 months it's no wonder Golden's reputation as one of the best destinations for mountain biking in western Canada is growing. 

What makes Golden BC so golden?

What makes Golden BC so Golden? Unique mountain homes, cabins and cottages. Find your own peaceful mountain retreat in Golden.

What makes Golden BC so Golden? Our great restaurants and pubs are worth working up an appetite in the famous chutes at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.

What makes Golden BC so golden? One of the many things is a vibrant arts and culture scene. Live performances, art exhibits and the  annual Snow King's masque parade plus local bands, artists and artisans will give you a reason to visit Golden throughout the year.

What makes Golden BC so golden? Real people, great food, awesome martinis, and amazing views, steep chutes and fluffy champagne powder. Come and find out for yourself what makes Golden so golden. You too will be smiling, whatever the season.

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