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Snowboarding in Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Golden, British Columbia Canada

Vertical Drop:
1260 m (4133 ft)
Top Elevation:
2450 m (8033 ft)
Base Elevation:
1190 m (3900 ft)
If you get easily bored and need a change, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is the best place to visit. It is situated 14 km/8 mi outside of Golden, British Columbia, Canada. A major reason to get in touch with this snow environment, is the fact that it has the fourth highest vertical drop in North America. So, give yourself the opportunity to witness this natural beauty.

In order to escape from the urban and anxious routine, many people from all over the world visit this resort every year. So, be one of them and feel the adventure by performing one of the most popular activities, like snowboarding.

In a vertical drop of 1260 m (4133 ft), it is sure that you will have an unforgettable experience. The resort also offers a top elevation of 2450 m (8033 ft) and a base elevation of 1190 m (3900 ft). The 106 trails, tailored to serve all levels of ability, are at your disposal. You find 20% of trails for beginners, 20% for intermediate snowboarders and 45% for advanced snowboarders. As far as experts are concerned, 15% of trails will definitely impress them.

For beginners, a well-trained staff is available to teach them how to practice their sport without fear. The longest run is 10 km (6.4 mi) and the annual snowfall reaches at 7 m (23 ft) / year. The spot also offers 1 gondola/tram, 2 quad chairs, 1 double chair and 1 surface lift with lift capacity 5,500 skiers per hour.

Choose this place for your entertainment and you will never regret it. After an amazing day, you can spend your time in one of the most impressive cafes, restaurants and accommodations that you easily find nearby.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Calgary
276 km, 172 miles, 3 hours 17 minutes.
Follow the Trans-Canada Hwy/AB_1 W and Trans-Canada Hwy.
BY CAR FROM Kelowna
359 km, 223 miles, 4 hours 32 minutes.
Follow the Trans-Canada Hwy.
BY AIR
Calgary International Airport,
209 km ( 129 miles )

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