Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
December 27th Media Statement
Tuesday December 27th Golden BC: A 27-year old male from Calgary has died in Golden and District Hospital as a result of his injuries after crashing during a sliding incident on a closed ski run, outside of regular operating hours.
The incident occurred shortly after 1:00am as a group of adults hiked up the closed lower mountain with sliding equipment. Kicking Horse Mountain Resort does not permit night skiing or sliding on the ski trails.
911 was immediately called and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort security personnel were notified and responded to the scene. The BC Ambulance Service and RCMP were dispatched to the scene.
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort extends its sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of those involved.
Currently the Golden RCMP is working with Kicking Horse Mountain Resort to conduct an accident investigation.
The victim’s name is not being released upon the request of the family.