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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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!
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
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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By Powder Matt Mosteller A large Pacific storm is coming in strong with heavy snow in the forecast for Fernie Alpine Resort and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Check the below weather map for details on the storm track. Heavy snow has started to fall this afternoon, November 24th with up to 50 cm plus possible
By Powder Matt Mosteller Recent snowstorms have hammered the ski resorts located on the British Columbia side of the Canadian Rockies. Weather forecasts say more snow falling (today) at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and another storm is off the coast to bring additional snowfall later this week and weekend. Strong storms have hit both Fernie
By Powder Matt Mosteller It is that time of the year when skiers and snowboarders get their stoke on! Snow has already started to fall in the Canadian Rockies and Purcell Mountains of British Columbia.
By Powder Matt Mosteller We are seeing many natural signs that this upcoming winter will be epic! Some say it is because the muskrats have burrowed their homes deeper into the muddy river banks in preparation for a colder and snowier than normal winter and others say it is the heightened activity of squirrels and
By Powder Matt Mosteller Why not try trail running this weekend! It is going to be absolutely spectacular in the mountains as the forecast is for clear sunny skies. You don’t have to be a seasoned or regular runner to try the fast growing sport of trail running as the events team at 5 Peaks