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Giveaway: Two Adventures At Kicking Horse Resort

Giveaway: Two Adventures at Kicking Horse Resort

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort near Golden, British Columbia is not just a winter destination. In summer you can take the scenic gondola up to the top and hike one or more of seven trails. Or sign up to do one of the three Via Ferrata’s they offer. And then there’s the mountain bike park where as they say the wahoo factor is amplified by multiple berms, jumps, wooden features (Stickrock has to been ridden to be believed), rock slabs (look directly below the gondola to see the longest) and plenty of good ol’ white-knuckle singletrack. 

Let these photos whet your appetite for a summer adventure at Kicking Horse.

The Kicking Horse Via Ferrata

Need an adrenaline rush? Called the most exhilarating Via Ferrata in western Canada – and that’s saying something – tackle the north face of Terminator Peak. There are three lengths to choose from along with three levels of exposure.  You also get a chance to see Boo – the orphaned grizzly bear at the Grizzly Bear Refuge. 

Via Ferrata at Kicking Horse

Could you handle this exposure on the Via Ferrata – Photo credit: RCR

The airy bridge on the Kicking Horse Via Ferrata

The airy bridge on the Kicking Horse Via Ferrata – Photo credit: RCR

Test your mettle on the Via Ferrata at Kicking Horse

Test your mettle on the Via Ferrata at Kicking Horse – Photo credit: RCR

The Mountain Bike Park at Kicking Horse

There are a host of impressive statistics to the mountain bike park at Kicking Horse. Consider this: there are over 50 kilometres of trails, 32 runs, over 120 jumps and a vertical drop of 3,700 feet. Trails are labeled just like ski runs – easy, moderate, difficult and very difficult. With so much choice your body will likely tire out before the day is over.

There are trails for all ages and abilities at Kicking Horse Resort

There are trails for all ages and abilities at Kicking Horse Resort

What a backdrop for mountain biking!

What a backdrop for mountain biking!

The Kicking Horse Resort giveaway and how to enter

I have a combo package for two people. The first part of it is a two hour Via Ferrata Tour that is valid until the resort closes. There are two blackout periods – June 28 – July 1 and August 2 – 5, 2019. There are no extensions. To learn more about the Via Ferrata experience click here.

The second part of the giveaway is two full day mountain bike lift tickets along with bike rentals at Kicking Horse Resort. The same blackout dates apply as they do for the Via Ferrata. To learn more about the mountain biking at kicking Horse click here.

The giveaway of course includes a ride on the scenic chairlift and the opportunity to take advantage of the hiking trails.

There are three ways to enter. If you enter all three ways you’ll increase your odds of winning.

  • Leave a comment on my blog.
  • Go to my Facebook page, like it and leave a comment there.
  • And if you subscribe to my newsletter here – you will get a third entry.

The contest runs from Friday, June 7th until Thursday, June 13th at 9 AM. The winner will be notified either by email or through Facebook and will have 24 hours to respond. Then another winner will be chosen.

The winner of this giveaway is Brad N.

Leigh McAdam

Leigh McAdam is a Calgary based writer, author, photographer and social media enthusiast with over 57,000 followers. Her blog: HikeBikeTravel is frequently cited as one of the top travel and outdoor adventure blogs in Canada.

Author of Discover Canada: 100 Inspiring Outdoor Adventures
Co-author of 125 Nature Hot Spots in Alberta

This Post Has 25 Comments
  1. Love an adventure! Haven’t mountained biked in awhile would love to do it again especially there! Looks amazing!

  2. I would love to explore the hiking trails atop Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and if I’m brave enough try the Via Ferrata, it looks like quite a rush!

  3. Via Ferrata is at the top of my bucket list of things to do before I turn 65yr. Would be fantastic to attempt Via Ferrata for the 1st time at Kicking horse!

  4. Via Ferrata is one of my bucket list of things to do before I retire in 3yrs. It would be fantastic to do Via Ferrata for the first time at Kicking Horse!

  5. There is no better way to experience life than by getting out there and being hands on with nature. Including the blood, sweat and tears!!

  6. Been to Kicking Horse in the winter, but the Via Feratta and Summer mtn biking looks exciting and will be a wonderful experience. Fingers crossed:)

    1. Can’t wait to let my adventurous teens (and maybe even scaredy cat me) try the Via Ferrata. They both love hiking and this looks like it would be a great way to get a bit of climbing in as well.

  7. I’m just getting into climbing and so the Via Ferrata looks amazing but also terrifying! Hiking would be superb though!

  8. What a perfect combination of things to do in Golden: a day of exhilarating mountain biking and then a day on the bridges and ladders of the Via Ferrata. Count me in, please!

  9. Would love to take my visiting friend here and show her the little piece of paradise we have in Golden.

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