For Immediate Release: May 3rd, 2017
Make Kicking Horse the Basecamp for Your National Park Summer Adventure
Golden, BC – the ultimate summer destination you’ve been looking for is Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in Golden, B.C. With the addition of a brand new Alpine Cross Country mountain biking trail and the new connector route to town it’s a whole new and exciting mountain biking spot as well as the other classic summer adventures still available as well – it all starts on opening day, May 27th, 2017.
- Bear Essentials – The closest you’ll get to a Bear near Banff National Park
The largest enclosed and protected grizzly bear habitat in the world, the 20-acre area is the home of our resident grizzly bear, Boo. Within this natural mountainside habitat, Boo hunts, plays, forages, and explores just like his wild cousins. More info.
- Thrilling Climbing Adventure –Hanging Glory Suspension Bridge & Via Ferrata Course
Hanging Glory offers an adrenaline rush that can only be attained by walking from one mountain peak to another, a thousand feet from the valley below. Look down and even go for a hang off the side, if you dare! If you’re up for the full experience climb the whole Via Ferrata course and experience what Men’s Fitness website calls ‘the toughest Via Ferrata in North America’.
- Mountain Top Hiking & Sightseeing
Offering a variety of mountain top hiking loops for you to venture out on, ranging from beginning to advanced terrain, or take the gondola to the top for a gentle sightseeing route.
- Ride Here, Ride Now – Downhill Mountain Biking
At Kicking Horse ride over 3,700 feet of diverse trails for any skill level from beginner to advanced. No bike? No problem – the performance rental centre has the latest in mountain bikes for you to rent and try out.
- NEW Cross Country Alpine trail
The newest way to access heli alpine biking trails without the heli cost – accessed by riding the Eagle’s Eye Gondola and making your way over to Crystal Bowl The town of Golden, B.C is home to over 100 km of Cross Country Mountain Biking Trails in the Mountain Shadows, Moonraker and Canyon Creek Bike Trails system as well.
- Lunch in the Clouds
Take in the view of 6 National Parks from the world famous Eagles Eye Restaurant – perched on the peak at 7,700 feet at the top of the Eagles Eye Express Gondola. The views are just the beginning, gourmet food and events all summer are also specialties.
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