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ridge walk the highlight of any summer trip in the Canadian Rockies
Summer hiking in the Canadian Rockies

Now that you’re interested in hiking in the Canadian Rockies let us share with you the best outlets to get more information on the regions and areas of hiking in the Canadian Rockies; Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Golden, B.C “Float above the clouds as you are whisked to 7,700 feet. Take in panoramic views of

Fernival a spring skiing music festival
Fernie 4 Minute Film Festival headlines another great 80’s weekend in Fernie

Over a year ago and few beers later we are fortunate the crew and our friends at Bomb Snow and Teton Gravity Research have come up with a really cool video showdown concept. It is really happening! The inaugral Fernie 4 Minute Film Festival starts April 5th at Fernie Alpine Resort. Bomb Snow and Teton

Monster launches new Boarderstyle event
Monster launches new Boarderstyle event at Fernie Alpine Resort

 shhhhh….can you keep this to yourself? Well something real fun to watch is going down at Fernie Alpine Resort, March 18-19 By now you probably know about Boarderstyle, the event Monster Energy introduced at the Shred Show in 2011.  Pitting four riders at a time in a head-to-head boardercross-style race integrated with big slopestyle terrain

Winter worthy for your next ski vacation

It is unfortunate that Winter is taking a slow boat to arrive in some parts of North America but that is not the case along the Powder Highway of British Columbia. Can you say speedboat. Here along the Powder Highway the snow came early and hard. In fact Kicking Horse Mountain Resort had its earliest

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort makes top 10 snowfall totals in North America!

Real SNOW Alert! If you live in Alberta you have quick access to some of the deepest snow in North America right now! If you don’t live here then Kicking Horse Mountain Resort makes a great choice for your Ski Vacation this winter. El Nino thank you for bringing winter Here! Don’t forget to check

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort a top ski resort in Canada
First ski turns in the Canadian Rockies happen at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

The Golden ski season is just about ready to start, with multiple recent snow storms hitting the Mountain Resort accumulating more than 60 cms in the alpine, ski patrol has had to start their ‘training’ early this year and have already got in their first turns on November 2nd!  Kicking Horse Mountain resort is scheduled

Mountain running, Golden BC
Golden Ultra trail running event hits Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

This past weekend (September 18-20) was the Golden Ultra running race. This is one of the premier mountain trail running events in Canada. Friday was the uphill race (in the pictures): 5km, 1000m of vertical gain from Kicking Horse Mountain Resort base area village all the way to the Eagles Eye Restaurant at the top

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort site of trail running event
Fall perfect hike in the Canadian Rockies

Don’t have much time and or new to hiking in the mountains? Why not check out Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, located in Golden, British Columbia, just 2.5 hrs from Calgary along the Trans Canada highway. For first timers will love that you can access the high alpine country, that would normally require a massive climb

Santa will have a hard time shoveling snow to find the Chimney
Skiers happy with Blizzard of potential snow in winter 2016 weather forecast

By Powder Matt While still enjoying the heat of summer it is time to dig into the early winter 2016 forecast. Time to start building that stoke. Right now there is loads of chatter out there about the current forecast showing the winter of 2016 to be one of the strongest El Ninos on recent

crews working on new Via Ferrata
New Via Ferrata getting closer to completion at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

We are getting closer to completing one of 3 Via Ferrata’s in Canada at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. We can’t wait to share this new adventure experience. We are stoked to be able to bring a safe climbing experience for many to try something in the past they would only dream of doing. Here is

Kicking Horse installs one of three Via Ferrata's in Canada
One of three Via Ferrata’s in Canada ,a new adventure activity for your summer visit to Banff National Park

Things are moving along at the top of Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. The hot weather we’ve been having has melted a lot of snow in the past week, most of it in fact. The rock scaling on Terminator Peak is mostly finished, all of the hardware to start drilling and installing the Via Ferrata has

Terminator Peak view and the new Via Ferrata at Kicking Horse MOuntain Resort
Construction crews begin work on new adventure activity called Via Ferrata at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

update on the new Via Ferrata Adventure at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort – Week 1 and 2   Prisme, a Quebec based company was set to arrive on Tuesday, May 26. One individual was driving from Squamish and was here Wednesday morning to get some gear together and hike to Terminator Peak for his first

mountain bikers seek out thrills at Fernie ALpine Resort
unReal movie premiere debuts wild mountain biking of British Columbia

By Powder Matt Mosteller For some great screen thrills don’t miss the world premiere of unReal, June 18th in Vancouver BC. Why not make a road trip out of this. Combine the eye candy action of some of the sports best athletes at the film launch with working a few rides in along the way.

mountain bike trails at Fernie Alpine Resort
Summer mountain bike season is near at Fernie Alpine Resort

By Powder Matt Mosteller The dirt crew is busy digging, shoveling, hammering, pushing and shaking as they prepare the trails of summer for all the mountain bike riders getting ready for their summer ride.   ‘             So what is new this season? A quick review of my notebook work

Big cedar forest offers wonderful mountain biking experience
New summer trails being built at Fernie Alpine Resort

The mountain operations crew is busy working on some new trails for this summer. We have a few trails on the go. Both will be very scenic and one will be a connector and the other will be an explorer. The Connector This trail will create a great connection for mountain bikers who are riding

Fernie enjoys fresh powder storm
Guess what?

Winter is back! The snow returns in a big way! Don’t put the boards away yet. There are more great turns to be had this week at Fernie Alpine Resort with 70cm of storm snow falling over the weekend. The Powder Highway ski resorts of Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort also received

enjoy the powder highway resort of Kimberley
Question of the month? Which resort has had the most snow in British Columbia in the last two weeks?

By Powder Matt Mosteller What ski resort in British Columbia and Alberta has received the most recent snowfall in the last two weeks? Watch this video to find out! Or better yet get there to enjoy some turns!

Spring ski destination in the Canadian Rockies
Freeskier Magazine features Fernie, Kicking Horse and Kimberley as places to go this spring

By Powder Matt Mosteller The crew at Freeskier Magazine have posted some really cool stories that give you the ‘insider’ view on skiing at Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort. Abby Cooper starts it out with why March is the time to ski Kicking Horse Mountain Resort by Abby Cooper

snow hits the Canadian Rockies
February forecast is for snow and loads of it on the Powder Highway

Here is the latest snow update for the Powder Highway (southeastern British Columbia) ski resorts of Fernie Alpine Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and more. It looks real good with a return of regular storm patterns and cooler temperatures. Weather update provided by SnowForecast.com It looks like the incessant upper-level high

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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort a top ski resort in Canada
Kicking Horse looks great after recent snowstorms

@debmatejicka #weatherwednesday over 270cm of total snow has fallen @KickingHorseMtn the most in #Banff region pic.twitter.com/28AS0U7537 — Powder Matt (@PowderMatt) December 17, 2014

powder skiing at Fernie Alpine Resort
Snowy Days ahead at Fernie Alpine Resort

This weeks forecast calls for a snowy week ahead at Fernie Alpine Resort. Snow is here. Do you have all your gear? Check out the latest gear guide in the Calgary Herald Outerwear Skis