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The fourth highest vertical drop in North America, the raw ruggedness of our mountain, our amazing always-fresh powder, and the sheer beauty of our pristine scenery set Kicking Horse apart as one of the most exceptional ski resorts in British Columbia, hands down.
Below, youβll find more stats and details about this amazing mountain and the incredible facts that set us apart.
1,260 metres (4,133 feet)
β’ Top of Kicking Horse: 2,450 metres (8,033 feet)
β’ Mid-Mountain: 1,722 metres (5,646 feet)
β’ Bottom of the lowest chair: 1,190 metres (3,900 feet)
β’ 120+ Runs
β’ Beginner β 20%
β’ Intermediate β 20%
β’ Advanced - 45%
β’ Expert β 15%
INBOUND CHUTES: 85+
Lower Mountain, 4,263 feet: 252cm (100")
Mid Mountain 5,646 feet: 360cm (142")
Alpine Snow Stations 7,049 feet: 650cm (256")
Summit Snow Stations 8,033 feet: 750cm (295")
β’ Winter & Summer: Golden Eagle Express Gondola - 8-Passenger
Omega III Gondola cabin - length 3,413 metres (11, 266 feet),
Ride Time - 12 minutes.
β’ Winter & Summer: Catamount - 4-Passenger fixed grip chairlift
β’ Winter: Stairway to Heaven - 4-passenger fixed grip quad
β’ Winter: Pioneer - 2-Passenger fixed grip chairlift
β’ Winter: Pony Express surface lift
1,128 metres (3,700 feet)
28 Trails - Beginner to Expert
Three main ridge hikes, plus additional hiking/walking trails - Beginner to Expert CLICK HERE for more information about our hiking trails
CPR Ridge walk - Rating: Easy / Return Time: of 20-30 minutes
Dogtooth Ridge Hike - Rating: More Dificult / Return Time: 1-6 hours
Terminator Ridge Hike - Rating: Most dificult / Return Time: 2-3 hours
It's a Ten Top to Bottom Hike - Rating: Easy / Return Time 1-3 hrs. (This hike is only available from top to bottom)
Bowl Over Loop - Rating: Intermediate / Return Time: 2.5 Hours
* Golden Eagle Express Gondola - 8 passenger, Omega III gondola cabin - length 3,413 metres (11,266 feet)
β’ Catamount Chair - 4 passenger fixed grip chairlift
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- Skiing - Downhill
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