Skiing & Snowboarding
Skiing (Canadian Tourism Commission photo)
Before it was Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, the slopes below the peaks of the Dogtooth Range were part of a heli-ski tenure.
That says a lot about the snowscape here. Lift-serviced since 2000, this big mountain resort attracts the purist hardcore skier and snowboarder. People planning a heli- or cat-skiing vacation in the Golden area still use Kicking Horse as a warm-up.
Kicking Horse Mountain Terrain
The advanced terrain at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is steeper and more aggressive than most. There's an abundance of powder, lots of technical runs, and terrific tree riding. It's big, really big! With 129 runs, there is something for everyone, with gentle beginner slopes, open bowls, tight chutes and extreme steeps.
Most of the beginner terrain is in the lower part of the mountain and serviced by the Magic Carpet Pony Express and the Catamount quad chair, but there are beginner-rated runs at all elevations.
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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, British Columbia
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is located 2.5 hours west of Calgary, AB (YYC) in Golden. Surrounded by 6 National Parks, with an average annual snowfall of 800 cm, Kicking Horse is the Champagne Powder Capital of Canada. Our terrain boasts 1,260 m (4,133 ft) of vertical spread over 1,133 ha (2,800 ac), with 4 alpine bowls, 127 runs, & 85 inbound chutes. You can also enjoy luxury mountain-top dining at Eagle's Eye Restaurant, as well as a wide variety of other activities accessible from your ski-in/ski-out accommodation including: snowshoeing, heli-skiing, tubing, skating & more. It's a mountain full of adventure!
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At Noble Adventures, we thrive in the snow, explore in the spring, live for the summer and can't wait for the fall! British Columbia is a 4-season paradise and we are your guide, 12 months a year. We place a strong emphasis on an authentic experiences by partnering with local people and businesses in the communities we work. The company is carbon neutral and promotes balance in all aspects of our business: work, life and the environment. Best of all, we have fun making it happen.
So the next time you're in our area, join Noble Adventures on a wine tour or a hike, paddle board, snowshoe or ski vacation. You will be glad you did!
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Interior BC powder, small groups & unlimited vertical is the best in heli-skiing. As one of the leaders in boutique heli-skiing, Great Canadian Heli-Skiing has it all.
We are conveniently located at the heart of BC's Powder belt, halfway between Golden & Revelstoke. One of the most accessible heli skiing operators in BC. Based at our Heather Mountain Lodge, only 55 km from Golden & only 3.5 hrs drive from Calgary, AB.
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For the past 40 years, Purcell Heli-Skiing has been taking skiers and snowboarders to the pristine summits and snow fields of the Purcell Mountains.
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Purcell Mountain Lodge sits amidst one of the largest alpine meadows in BC. It's surrounded by some of the finest alpine ski touring, glades and tree skiing imaginable!
Our spectacular luxury lodge offers guests three, four and seven day stays. Certified guides for novice to expert backcountry enthusiast. Diverse terrain, deep powder and breathtaking scenery. Join us for alpine/telemark ski touring, cross country, snowboarding and snowshoeing. Helicopter access in winter.
In summer, certified guides lead guests along mountain trails, navigating alpine ridges, slopes, summer snow fields and across meadows overflowing with alpine wildflowers. Artists welcome! Choose to hike in or helicopter access in summer months.
All inclusive helicopter transportation, fully catered meals, ACMG certified guide, sauna library and cozy wood indoor/outdoor fires for your relaxation.