Golden BC – Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is going to open early for a preview weekend on December 1 & 2 with great conditions to kick off the season. After the preview weekend Kicking Horse Mountain Resort will start 7-day a week operations on Saturday December 8th.
Join us in the plaza on Saturday, December 1 between 7:30 and 8:50am to purchase raffle tickets ($2 each or 3 for $5) for your chance to win First Gondola Ride of the Season – not only will you win first ride & guaranteed fresh tracks, you’ll also be able to bring up to 5 friends with you, receive lift line priority for the entire day and lunch at Eagle’s Eye Restaurant, the highest elevated restaurant in Canada! /adventure/first_gondola.aspx
The winner will be announced just before the Gondola starts up for the season on Saturday. All proceeds from Raffle Sales will support the Golden Food Bank, bring a non-perishable food item and receive a Bonus Entry!
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Golden BC – Kicking Horse Mountain Resort will be the newest stop on the JEEP Junior Freeski series on March 2/3, 2013. The event provides the opportunity for youth between the ages of 7 and 18 to develop and showcase their skiing skills in a fun and supportive environment. The event is part of Resort of the Canadian Rockies (RCR) ongoing commitment to providing active and healthy pursuits for youth. The multi resort Jeep Junior Freeski Series is the only one of its kind in Canada.
Competitors will display their skiing skills on natural terrain while being judged on 5 categories – Line Choice, Control, Fluidity, Technique and Style/Energy. To align with the IFSA qualification standards the event is open to skiers ages 12-18 with 4 categories – Boys 12-14, Girls 12-14, Boys 15-18 and Girls 15-18. A full event schedule will be available closer to the event.
The Kicking Horse Junior Freeski event will be part of the brand new RCR Jeep Junior Freeski Series which includes Junior events at Fernie Alpine Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort. The Kimberley Jr. Freeski will take place on Feb. 9-10 and the Fernie Junior Freeski event will take place Feb. 21-24. Both the Kimberley and Fernie events will be IFSA Regional qualification events and are open to skiers ages 7-18. A huge thanks to our sponsors and partners including the IFSA, Your Alberta Jeep Dealers, Rossignol and Smith Optics, Husky & TELUS.
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Golden, BC – Early season record Snowfall & over 50 cm in the last 24hrs gives Kicking Horse the perfect Early Opening now scheduled for Saturday, December 1st. Over 206 cm of snow has fallen so far with more on the way, so make plans to get on the Horse!
Early season snowfall has pushed opening day early, as major storms hammer the Powder Highway favourite, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, known for Champagne Powder, spectacular terrain and over 80 plus chutes, is the place to kick off your ski season this winter! “With lots of fresh powder snow in the alpine, opening day will offer an epic experience with 4,100 vertical feet of the Rockies best skiing,” states Steve Paccagnan, President of Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. “Additionally, our early opening will mark the first full winter with our new resort family, Resorts of the Canadian Rockies and we are proud to be showcasing Kicking Horse Mountain Resort to a whole new group of skiers/riders.”
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is the perfect spot for your ski vacation this winter, located in the heart of British Columbia, along the Powder Highway; it’s one of the few places in North America, blessed with deep and reliable snow. Early Booking ski vacation specials end November 30th, so book now and save, visit www.kickinghorseresort.com/specials or call 1.866.SKI.KICK. Don’t forget to get your RCR Rockies Card, the best deal on skiing in the Rockies, offering 3 FREE days or skiing at the Best Resorts in the Rockies, Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort and Nakiska Ski Area – Get More Information or Order Online.