Resort & Recreation-Based Destinations
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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Location: Golden, British Columbia


Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is a ski resort in the Purcell Mountains located 14 km outside of Golden, British Columbia, Canada and 95 km west of Lake Louise, Alberta. It features what is currently the fourth highest vertical drop North America, at 4,133 feet (only 6 feet shorter than Jackson Hole.) In total the resort includes over 2,800 acres of skiable lift-served terrain. The resort was named after the nearby Kicking Horse River and Kicking Horse Pass.


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