Kicking Horse canada
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Kicking Horse Canada.
Kicking Horse Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1986 the Canadian ski resort Kicking Horse lies at 1314 metres altitude in the British Columbia region of the Canadian Purcells. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2450m Kicking Horse ski area is not snow sure. Over 2 snow cannons ensure artificial Kicking Horse snow making covers 1km of ski trails, which equates to around 1 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Kicking Horse (Canada) is Calgary at a distance of 166km or approximately 190 minutes driving time. Kicking Horse ski season runs from December to April.
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Skiing in Kicking Horse
Skiing Kicking Horse you'll enjoy 106 pistes and trails and that means approximately ?km of ski runs. Kicking Horse lifts number 5 with the capacity to uplift 8000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Canadian ski resort of Kicking Horse is over 10km long.
Kicking Horse Ski Area
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Kicking Horse for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Kicking Horse
If you snowboard Kicking Horse you'll want to know that, of the 5 ski lifts in total, 1 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Kicking Horse snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Kicking Horse snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Kicking Horse for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Kicking Horse Apres Ski
The apres ski Kicking Horse scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
2 apres ski bars 7 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Heliskiing.
Kicking Horse for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
More Kicking Horse Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
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The Canadian ski resort of Kicking Horse ski resort is also known as Kicking Horse and has the following common misspellings:
Kicking Horse ski area has ski slopes which face N
The direction which the various Kicking Horse ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Kicking Horse ski resort has ski slopes facing N.
Kicking Horse for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Kicking Horse reviews, 3.8 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.