Skiing with Kicking Horse Ski Patrollers

Get a sneak peek into the ski patrol efforts in some of North America’s burliest lift-accessed terrain

The skiing at Kicking Horse is second to none, and requires attention and mitigation of the best patrollers to keep the terrain open. Get a glimpse into the hard work that goes into keeping the mountain open and safe for skiing. 

Resorts Of The Canadian Rockies


On a powder day, head out on CPR ridge, and go far, far down (you may think you’ve gone too far, but when a local blows by you at full speed, keep following her direction). Drop to your right for steep, soft trees, and at the bottom, keep heading right, waaay right, for soft snow all the way down. At the bottom you will funnel back to the base. 

Secrets of Kicking Horse

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in Golden, BC, has few lifts, and it's not known for nightlife, lodging, shopping or even ease of access. What it is known for is a lot of dramatic, serious terrain. A few tips to maximize your trip.