Transportation & Maps
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is a ten-minute drive from the town of Golden, across the Columbia River, and up the side of the valley.
From Vancouver 713km/443mi to the west, Golden is a long one-day or more comfortable two-day drive on Highway 1, the Trans-Canada Highway. Calgary is 262km/163mi east of Golden – a journey that, with good highway conditions, should take no more than two and half hours.
Highway 95 intersects with the Trans-Canada Highway in Golden, heading south to the Kootenay Rockies communities of Radium Hot Springs (105km/65mi) and Cranbrook (284km/154mi), and connecting with US Highway 95 at the Canada/US border.