A stunning scenic drive brings you to a world-class skiing destination so well-hidden and unknown that most travelers drive right past… leaving the lucky to enjoy the many pleasures of this undiscovered paradise: Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, the best kept secret in the Rockies!
Finding Kicking Horse isn’t hard if you know where to look. The resort is just 1.5 hours west of Banff (145 km) and 2.5 hours west of Calgary (270 km) on the Trans-Canada highway. Planning on visiting us during the summer months? We’re also RV-friendly - park overnight for free!
Is this your first time at Kicking Horse?
Check out our first timer’s guide to get the lowdown on everything you need to have a great time on our mountain.
HitchPlanet is a ridesharing service to help people get around B.C., to and from ski resorts primarily between Vancouver and Calgary. Visit the Golden/Kicking Horse rideshare listing on the HitchPlanet website to browse rides available to and from Golden/Kicking Horse, for a cost-effective and convenient solution to getting on the mountain.
Calgary International Airport Shuttle for the 2016.17 Winter Season
What's new this winter at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort?
Getting to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort just got easier. We are pleased to be offering a new transportation option through the addition of a new shuttle service connecting Calgary International Airport to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort twice a week. Please note that fare is one way, per person, before tax. Times are subject to weather and road conditions.
Service will run Wednesday and Saturday from December 21, 2016 to March 26, 2017. Transportation from the Airport is operated by Brewster Banff Airport Express. Please head to the Brewster desk upon arrival.
Itinerary & Highlights:
Bus pick up from Banff hotels and in Lake Louise. We’ll drive through Banff and Yoho National Parks to reach Kicking Horse in time for an early gondola ride to the top. Enjoy a full day at Kicking Horse before we return to Banff.
The closest international airport to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is the Calgary International Airport, a 2.5-hour drive 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 – located in Cranbrook, British Columbia – is 2.5 hours south of Golden via Highway 95 through the heart of the Kootenay Rockies. Vancouver International Airport and the Kamloops Airport are west of Golden, located nine and five hours away respectively.
Resorts of the Canadian Rockies makes every effort to anticipate costs at time of travel, however, in the event of unanticipated increase in fuel costs or taxes or where there are changes in the Canadian Dollar or foreign currencies, RCR reserves the right to charge guests for a those increases. It is the responsibility of the passenger to reconfirm all their flight times with each airline. Resorts of the Canadian Rockies does not accept liability for missed connections or any expenses resulting from any delayed, reschedule or cancelled flights.
For short term visits to Canada you will need a valid passport. Persons under 18 years traveling without their parents should have identification and a letter of authorization from a parent or guardian to travel into Canada.
For citizens of certain countries Canada requires a visitors visa to be obtained from their nearest Canadian Consulate before entry into Canada, please check if this is required before your trip.
For more information the following options are available.
The most convenient source of information about travel and consular services is the Consular Affairs home page.
The Overseas Citizens Services call center can be reached at 1-888-407-4747 from a touchtone phone, from overseas the number is 202-501-4444.