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Kicking Horse Driving Directions

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Driving Directions to Kicking Horse

Comprehensive and detailed driving directions so you can spend less time driving and more time skiing at Kicking Horse.

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Air Travel:

The closest international airport to [R1093R, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort] is the Calgary International Airport (YYC), a 2.5 hour drive or shuttle ride from Golden along the scenic Trans Canada Highway. It provides multiple daily commercial flights to and from most regional, national and international destinations.

The Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC) - located in Cranbrook, British Columbia - is two and a half hours south of Golden via Highway 95 through the heart of the Kootenay Rockies. Delta Air Lines offers regular flights to and from Salt Lake City from here, with connections to many other cities in the U.S.

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and the Kamloops Airport (YKA) are west of Golden, located nine and five hours away, respectively.

By Car:

It's a three-hour drive from Calgary on the Trans Canada Highway. As you approach Golden, turn left on Hwy 95. Kicking Horse is less than 10 miles to the north, once you are in Golden.

Ground Transportation:

Ground shuttle service is available from Calgary International Airport to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, providing the convenience of not having to rent a vehicle while riding in comfort and enjoying the spectacular mountain scenery along the way. Shuttle service is also available from several Banff and Lake Louise area hotels, offering a special rate to Kicking Horse pass holders. A local shuttle service runs between Golden and the resort several times a day throughout the ski season.

Getting Around:

Downtown Golden is accessible on foot. Its municipal bus service - the Kicking Horse Country Transit System - is just two years old. View schedule and fare information by
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For travel from Kicking Horse Resort Mountain Resort and Golden, a vehicle is required unless you make use of the daily Snow Shuttle Service.

Taxi & Limo:

Golden's taxi service is easy to remember because there is just one. Dial 250-344-5237.



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Kicking Horse - Fantastic conditions. chutes filled with light powder.  especially the chutes into Fuez bowl.  pic is from Friday.  Saturday brought low vision but more snow.    - © anonymous
Kicking Horse - Sun and soft snow at the top.  Fantastic.  - © joerayven
Kicking Horse - Crazy deep 2/3 of the hill was in great shape.  Still snowing at the end of the day.    - © East Coaster

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