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Skiing & Snowboarding

Golden, BC is a renowned world-class skiing and riding destination

Come ski or board Golden, where the snow is lighter and a little deeper than anywhere else. This is where the snow comes alive.

We are home to the legendary Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and are within easy reach of 5 world-class ski resorts.  Making Golden the perfect destination for a ski holiday and vacation. 

If you are looking for a backcountry adventure then you can book a heli-ski or cat-ski trip with one of our many providers or hire a guide and experience the fulfilment of ski touring. 

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Just above Golden, BC is the legendary Kicking Horse Mountain Resort renowned for its breath-taking views, legendary terrain and some of the best snow on the planet.  This world-class skiing and riding destination offers skating, tubing, snowshoeing and direct access to heli-skiing and snowmobile tours.

Make sure you check out the Learning Centre in the heart of the village and go from a ``never ever`` to a master the Horse.

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort offers the best of resort living and the spirit of adventure.

 

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort Fast Facts

  • Distance from the town of Golden: 14 km/drive time: 15 minutes
  • Vertical: 4,133 feet/1,260 metres (Fourth highest vertical drop in North America)
  • Skiable acreage: 2,800 + acres
  • Elevation:
    Top: 8,033 feet/2,450 metres
    Mid-Mountain: 5,646 feet/1,722 metres
    Base: 3,900 feet/1,190 metres
  • Run Types:
    120 + Runs / 85 + Chutes / 4 Bowls
    Beginner – 20%
    Intermediate – 20%
    Advanced – 45%
    Expert – 15%

Lake Louise Ski Resort Fast Facts

  • Distance from the town of Golden: 85 km/drive time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
  • Vertical: 3,510 feet/960 metres
  • Run Types: 
    139
    Beginner – 25%
    Intermediate – 45%
    Advanced/Expert – 30%

Panorama Mountain Village Fast Facts

  • Distance from the town of Golden: 139 kms/drive time: 1 hour and 50 minutes
  • Vertical: 3,979 feet/1,219 metres
  • Run Types:
    120 +
    Beginner – 20%
    Intermediate – 55%
    Advanced/Expert – 25%

Revelstoke Mountain Resort Fast Facts

  • Distance from the town of Golden: 139 kms/drive time: 1 hour and 50 minutes
  • Vertical: 5,620 feet/1,713 metres
  • Run Types:
    59
    Beginner – 7%
    Intermediate – 45.5%
    Advanced/Expert – 47.5%

Sunshine Village Resort Fast Facts

  • Distance from the town of Golden: 139 kms/drive time: 1 hour and 50 minutes
  • Vertical: 1,864 feet/568 metres
  • Run Types:
    107
    Beginner – 20%
    Intermediate – 55%
    Advanced/Expert – 25%

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