FRESH TRACKS - February 23, 2024

Hello BC! The Freeride World Tour Returns to Kicking Horse for another Wild Ride

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Dominique Daher – FWT18 – Kicking Horse Get ready for big air, mind blowing tricks and spectacular runs. The 16th edition of the Freeride World Tour (FWT) hits B.C.’s Kicking […]

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Dropping in at Kicking Horse

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Reading Time: 7 minutes After four days of unrelenting snowfall, three days of visibility-related delays and near-constant safety concerns, the sun returned to the skies above Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, revealing a deep, dazzling […]

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RYAN REPORT – Canadians podium at only home stop on Freeride World Tour

Reading Time: 2 minutes Logan Pehota won and Kylie Sivell took the bronze at the Kicking Horse Mountain Resort stop on the Freeride World Tour. It was supposed to be the only North American […]

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Still Flying High

Reading Time: 1 minute Between bespectacled British ski jumper Eddie the Eagle and the Jamaican bobsleigh team, the 1988 Winter Games in Calgary created some truly unlikely heroes. Michael Edwards (aka Eddie the Eagle) […]

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RYAN REPORT – Freeride World Tour Returns to Canada

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes For the first time Kicking Horse Mountain Resort will host a stop on the main event Freeride World Tour this winter. FWT made the announcement on Tuesday, rolling out a […]

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Kicking Horse – Gentle Giant

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Reading Time: 5 minutes The other side of Kicking Horse isn’t gnarly at all – and that suites some skiers just fine by Trent Edwards from Spring 2012 issue   Since its rebirth 11 […]

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Short Turns: Winter 2012 issue

Reading Time: 3 minutes     TEN YEARS STRONG ❖ Dave Irwin’s Dash for Cash becomes a 10 th annual this February 3-4 in Banff and Sunshine Village when the Dave Irwin Foundation for Brain Injury pushes […]

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Golden Choices

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Reading Time: 9 minutes by George Koch from Winter 2011 issue For hardcore skiers, this B.C. town offers a tasty triple scoop of cat, heli and resort skiing My best skiing memories are of […]

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Beyond the Ropes

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Reading Time: 9 minutes Last winter’s tragedy at Golden, where a Quebec couple disappeared off-piste at Kicking Horse, will have a lasting impact on search-and-rescue operations Whether it’s the macabre or the simplicity of […]

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2010 Best of Skiing Awards

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Reading Time: 14 minutes Each year Ski Canada collects kudos and accolades from across the country about what makes us the best   FIRST OFF THE MARK November 2, 2009. Recently beleaguered and now […]

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Super 7

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Reading Time: 10 minutes All epic descents take hold of our collective psyches – some become “classics” There are probably a thousand great off-piste runs in Western Canada. These are the runs that skiers […]

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Golden Dreams

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Alert readers will recall my chronicling of the Kicking Horse story since it began as a glimmer in the eye of Vancouver skier-visionary Oberto Oberti. I was an instant convert […]

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9 for the Road

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Reading Time: 13 minutes It was the greatest run of a fabulous season. What appeared as a dusting of snow on the access road became eight cm in the parking lot and, as we […]

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Two Resorts, Multi-Flavours

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Now that they’ve resolved their long-running battle as to who ranks second behind Whistler-Blackcomb for highest vertical drop in the country (Kicking Horse won), Panorama and Kicking Horse have little […]

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Best of skiing in Canada

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Reading Time: 9 minutes It’s time again, another year and another annual insiders’ look at what makes Canadian skiing so distinguished. These pages aren’t filled with facts and stats you’ll find in brochures and […]

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