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Ask anyone 'what makes Golden, so Golden' and the answer will always include 'the people'.

Golden is an historic mountain town lived in and loved by real people who are proud of their heritage and are always ready with a warm welcome and happy to share their stories. Here, some Golden locals share their experiences, whether it be skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, biking,  snow or trail conditions, great dining, concerts or just enjoying our great mountain town.

Spring Sledding Tips

Spring is my favorite time of the year to ride for a few reasons:

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by Colin Wallace
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Snowmobiling Quartz Creek - Golden's Flagship Zone

The flagship area for snowmobiling in Golden is Quartz Creek, easy access right off the TransCanada highway, large cabin, and g

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by Colin Wallace
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The Golden Whirlwind

With the truck rumbling and coffee steaming at 4am it was time to hit the road.

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by Abby Cooper
LIve Kicks

Experience Kicking Horse Culture. It’s part of what makes Golden golden

As Bill Usher, executive and artistic director extraordinaire of the equally extraordinary Ki

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by Stephanie Knaak

Snowmobiling Gorman Lake, Golden's Closest Sled Zone

Getting everyone and their gear to a sledding zone can sometimes be a bit of a nightmare, especially if highway conditions are

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by Colin Wallace

Puppy Love, Dog Sledding in Golden BC

Dog sledding had been on my bucket list for far to long and I finally had the opportunity to check that off the list with Golde

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by Brooke Willson

What the devil is a loppet?

Just like most other sports, cross-country skiing has its own dialect of the common English language.  One of the first terms t

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by Magi Scallion

The Masque Parade: Golden’s wildly unique - uniquely Golden - winter festival

If you are ever in Golden over the Alberta Family Day weekend (February 13-15, 2016) you are definitely in luck.

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by Stephanie Knaak

Four Ways to spend an adventurous winter weekend in Golden

Golden, British Columbia, has long been one of my favourite winter destinations.

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by Jeff Bartlett

Responsible Snowmobile Exploring

We are lucky to live in an area where we are free to explore our mountains at will, only the valley bottoms and areas close to

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by Colin Wallace
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