A stunning scenic drive brings you to a world-class skiing destination so well-hidden and unknown that most travellers drive right past, leaving the lucky ones 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.
*NEW* Winter Shuttle Program (Calgary to Golden and Golden to Kicking Horse)
In the winter, take the daily scheduled shuttle from Calgary Airport direct to Golden and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Once here you can ride the Kicking Horse-Golden Connector between accommodations, the slopes, and apres activities. For more information and to book online go to http://www.goldenshuttle.ca
Stay Tuned for the 2023/24 Winter Shuttle Service Schedule!
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.
Poparide 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 Poparide website to browse rides available to and from Golden/Kicking Horse for a cost-effective and convenient solution to getting on the mountain. Click here: poparide.com
Powder Express Shuttle
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.