Kicking Horse, BC
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, B.C., Canada. Perched high above the town of Golden, British Columbia, just 45 minutes west of Lake Louise, is one of North America’s best kept secrets: Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Featuring one of the highest vertical elevation changes in North America (a leg burning 4,133 feet), consistently dry and deep champagne powder that awarded the resort recognition as #1 for Powder in North America by Skiing Magazine, 2,750 acres of diverse terrain for all levels, and an evolving alpine resort village, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is a full-service destination that caters to couples, families and groups that share a passion for the steep and deep and a little pampering to go with it.
Purcell WoodsLocation: Kicking Horse, BC
The development is crisscrossed by ski trails for easy ski in access. It is possible to ski out to the Gondola base or take a very short walk to the Pioneer chairlift. The Gondola and the Day Lodge are located approximately 400m downhill from Purcell Woods. The Dawn Mountain cross-country trail system starts just adjacent to the entrance to Purcell Woods.