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Reviews for Kicking Horse

Read skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews on Kicking Horse that rank the ski resort and mountain town on a scale of one to five stars for attributes such as terrain, nightlife and family friendliness. See how Kicking Horse stacks up in the reviews, on and off the slopes, from skiing and family activities to the après scene. Read up on pros, cons and other comments in reviews left by fellow skiers and riders. Don't forget to submit your own Kicking Horse review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your skiing and resort experience. For more destination information, click Add to Compare to see a side-by-side comparison of Kicking Horse vs. other ski resorts (up to 10 total).

by: Nicholas Gobel - 6th March 2018

  • 4
  • 1Beginner
  • 2Intermediate
  • 5Expert
  • 3All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 2Family Friendly
  • 2Aprés Ski
  • 1Terrain Park
  • 3Overall Value
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No upper mountain lifts

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Great terrain Locals are friendly, Steep skiing interesting hiking hard core skiers are rewarded for days after a dump You must hike to reach untracked powder. Top of mountain can only be accessed by base lift at mountain. On weekends this could entail slightly long lift lines. Couldn't find much good tree skiing forest is young and trees are tight. Grooming is almost non existent. Town of Golden is rough but interesting. Minimal night life and shopping Hotels are relatively cheap for a ski town. Locals are friendly.

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  • Stephen Jenkins (17th August 2019)

    I love this resort!!! There's just so much challenging terrain (generally under-graded:compared to many places the blues here = blacks elsewhere, the...

  • erin butler (4th February 2019)

    Kicking horse has the best, most challenging terrain in eastern British Columbia /Alberta area. Steep chutes that holds powder, drop ins, bowls,...

  • Nicholas Gobel (6th March 2018)

    Great terrain Locals are friendly, Steep skiing interesting hiking hard core skiers are rewarded for days after a dump You must hike...

  • Nicholas Gobel (6th March 2018)

    Having skied Whistler, Revelstoke, and all the Rocky Mountain Resorts This mountain has some of the best accessible steep terrain ( upper...

  • inkonanything (14th February 2018)

    I have skied all over the states and the Horse and Rev in BC. I am always looking for powder and steep...

  • anonymous (6th March 2017)

    I always love coming here, probably my favourite hill so far!

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will shut down on July 13, 2020. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation