Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Kicking Horse

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Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.7
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Nightlife
  • 2.6

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 58%
  • Beginner
  • 0%
  • Families
  • 16%
  • Intermediate
  • 5%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 32%
  • Advanced
  • 63%

Helpful Highlights:

They're having a great snow year. There was a huge dump at the beginning of the season and consistent fresh skiffs every few days. It hasn't been to busy ...

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  • 5

    Gettin better all the time

    by Winston Lodge - 22nd December 2013

    Pros: New Family Friendly Terrain, Fun Saloon.

    Cons: Shuttle Transportation

    They're having a great snow year. There was a huge dump at the beginning of the season and consistent fresh skiffs every few days. It hasn't been to busy ... Full review

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  • 5

    The best.

    by phillr - 21st January 2013

    Pros: Amazing terrain, Slack Country

    Cons: Transportation

    This is my favorite ski area so far in NA. The inbound terrain here can probably only be rivaled by Jackson. Tons of epic chutes and perfect bowls. Its ... Full review

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  • 5

    Kicking Horse kicks butt

    by dngrus - 4th March 2012

    Pros: variety, chutes, cornice, powder, backcountry

    Cons: one main lift, no night life

    This place is amazing. The mountain set up is the best. Tons of chutes, bowls and accessible back country that you don't have to spend all day hiking for ... Full review

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  • 3

    Great powder and steeps

    by pasomonte - 8th January 2012

    Pros: abundant snow, steeps,friendly locals, nice lodging, nice town,long runs

    Cons: Cold,, steep, awkward lift system, a lot of hike to terrain, expensive

    I visited twice in the winter of 2011. I camp in the parking lot in a truck camper. I got some great skiing here and some good dumps. I like a challenge and... Full review

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  • 4

    Wonderful Hill...but add a lift!!

    by comfyguy - 21st December 2011

    Pros: Superb expert terrain, superb snow, and superb town.

    Cons: Poor lift system and not as family friendly as others.

    I have been to Kicking Horse twice. Once with my wife and once with my wife and kids (aged 7 and 10 at the time). For my wife and I who are experts, it was ... Full review

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  • 4

    Excellent Mtn!

    by wacaer - 4th July 2010

    Pros: Steep and Deep

    Cons: None

    I skied at the Horse a couple of years in the early 2000s. Every time there was ample PoWdEr and awesome costumer service. I would recommend to any and al... Full review

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