Kicking Horse Mountain Resort Press Release
August Heat Cranks up with Mountain Biking Events in Fernie & Kicking Horse Summer Resorts

July 31, 2012 British Columbia, Canada – The August heat cranks up in British Columbia as the date for two of the most popular and challenging Mountain Biking events approaches. Don’t miss this weekend!

The Events;

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort – The Western Open Downhill Mountain Bike Race on August 4 & 5. “Moving with the momentum of last year’s unique event, the 2012 race will embody similar course elements with the addition of further resort animation and secondary celebration events in the plaza. Proceeds from the race will go to the Love for Lola fund, assisting Stephen Exley’s little girl’s rehabilitation. Lola was a healthy active two year old who was stricken with a rare virus that attached her brain, leaving her with lifelong disabilities…#157; – “Though she be but little, she is fierce…#157;. For more information or to sign up and help support this great cause visit the Western Open Official Website.

Fernie Alpine Resort – The Lost Boys Lungbuster on August 18th. The Lost Boys Lungbuster is an annual and infamous summer event in Fernie. It’s one of the most hardcore challenges for Mountain Bikers – a 2100 feet vertical climb up the mountain to Lost Boys Café, NEW this season is the addition of a running category! Get more information on Fernie’s Online Event Calendar.

Official Websites – Fernie Alpine Resort & Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
Book your vacation Online or call 1-800-258-7669 to speak to a vacation specialist today!
Fernie Facebook Fan Page & Kicking Horse Facebook Fan Page
Twitter – @SkiFernie & @KickingHorseMtn

About Fernie Alpine, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort & Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc.
Fernie Alpine Resort Legendary Summer features one of the Largest Mountain Biking Trail Networks in Canada, 37 Trails, also offering Guided Hikes, and other Summer Activities. Kicking Horse Mountain Resort features 27 runs plus the highest Mountain Bike Trail in Canada! Both Fernie Alpine Resort, www.skifernie.com, and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, www.skikickinghorse.com are part of the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc. (RCR) family. Proudly Canadian, Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc. (RCR) is the largest private ski resort owner/operator in North America, owning six ski resorts across Canada, including Nakiska Ski Area in Alberta; Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort in British Columbia. RCR also owns and manages a number of hotels and golf courses, including Trickle Creek in Kimberley, and Wintergreen Golf and Country Club in Bragg Creek. RCR aims to provide each and every guest The Ultimate Experience.

For more information, please contact:
Matt Mosteller
VP, Marketing & Sales
Resorts of the Canadian Rockies
(403) 209-3323
mmosteller@skircr.com
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