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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort site of trail running event
Fall perfect hike in the Canadian Rockies
Monday, 24 August 2015 by

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
Monday, 17 August 2015 by

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
Monday, 22 June 2015 by

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
Monday, 15 June 2015 by

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
Wednesday, 03 June 2015 by

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
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 by

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
Monday, 25 May 2015 by

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
Monday, 27 April 2015 by

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?
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 by

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?
Thursday, 05 March 2015 by

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
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 by

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
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 by

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
Saturday, 20 December 2014 by

@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
Friday, 19 December 2014 by

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

powder turns in the Canadian Rockies
Girls have more fun at Fernie Alpine Resort this winter
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 by

Be part of Fernie’s one of a kind Early Girls Program Want to be first on the mountain with early lift access at 8 am and get some top coaching tips to get you ripping the mountain in all conditions with a great group of gals and an internationally certified coach with 30 years’ experience

Pacific storm track slams Canadian Rockies with snow
Huge snowstorm forecast is coming true at Fernie Alpine Resort
Monday, 24 November 2014 by

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

Snow hammers BC ski resorts located in the Canadian Rockies
Thursday, 06 November 2014 by

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

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Early ski season snowfall at Kicking Horse
Early season snowfall in the Canadian Rockies gets skiers and snowboarders stoked for ski season
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 by

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.

Huge snowstorm hits Fernie Alpine Resort to delight skiers and snowboarders
Skiers celebrate Snowy winter weather forecast for Southern region of the Canadian Rockies
Tuesday, 07 October 2014 by

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

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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort site of trail running event
5 Peaks Trail running this weekend in Golden, British Columbia
Friday, 19 September 2014 by

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

august snow warning delights skiers and riders
Last minute Summer activities and adventures in the Canadian Rockies
Thursday, 21 August 2014 by

By Powder Matt Mosteller The good news is that there are loads of great last minute summer activities and adventures to do in and around the Canadian Rockies towns of Fernie, Kimberley and Golden. But the real cheers goes out for the skiers and snowboarders as they ring the powder call with the first time

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