Kicking Horse, B.C. Will OPEN 2 Weeks Early with 4,100-Vertical-Feet of Skiing & Deep Snow

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Kicking Horse, B.C. deepness yesterday. photo: khmr
Kicking Horse, B.C. deepness yesterday. photo: khmr

Kicking Horse ski resort in B.C., Canada will be opening 2 weeks earlier than scheduled on November 28th.

They’ll be opening weekends only the next two weekends before opening up daily on Dec. 11th.

El Nino has been good to Kicking Horse with 90″ of snow falling on the resort already this winter and they’re currently sitting on a 50″ base.

Kicking Horse, B.C. on Sunday. photo: KHMR
Kicking Horse, B.C. on Sunday. photo: KHMR

WHAT WILL BE OPEN on OPENING DAY:

  • Top-to-bottom, 4,100-vertical-feet of skiing and riding
  • Lifts:  Gondola, Stairway Chair, Catamount chair, & Magic Carpet
  • Terrain:  Crystal Bowl, Bowl Over, Mid Mountain, & Lower Mountain
Kicking Horse did some heli bombing yesterday. photo: khmr
Kicking Horse did some heli bombing yesterday. photo: khmr

KICKING HORSE OPENING DAY PRESS RELEASE:

KICKING UP A STORM FOR YOU – KICKING HORSE MOUNTAIN RESORT IS OPENING 2 WEEKS EARLIER

Golden, BC – Skiers and snowboarders favorite two words….EARLY OPENER! Strong and regular winter storms have dumped over 200 cm to date, making this one of the strongest opening storm cycles since resort inception.  Kicking Horse Mountain Resort will be one of the first resorts in British Columbia to open and the first on the famed Powder Highway!  Winter is kicked off in a big way!

“We love El Nino,” says Powder Matt Mosteller.  “In the past week alone we have received a whopping 130cm of new snow, “he added.  “Winter is here, if you’re looking to book a ski vacation & you want snow- we’ve got it!  Don’t forget to try ski in/ski out lodging and take the hassle out of your ski vacation.”

OPENING DETAILS:
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort will be opening early with two Preview Weekends, November 28th and 29th, and December 5th and 6th, with the full opening as scheduled on Friday December 11th.  With top to bottom skiing (4,100 vertical feet, the highest in the Rockies), including terrain open in Crystal Bowl, Bowl Over, Mid Mountain and the Lower Mountain (we’re working to ensure the Kid’s World is open as well).    Lifts open will be the Gondola, Stairway Chair, Catamount and the Magic Carpet.   Services will include the Whitetooth Grill in the Daylodge, Eagles Eye, Retail, Rental, Guest Services and Winter Sports School.


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