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Kicking Horse | Kicking Horse Ski Map | by James Niehues

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Kicking Horse

Mountain Resort in Golden, British Columbia, Canada

Painted in 2000

Location: British Columbia, Canada

Nearest city: Golden

Coordinates: 51°17′21″N 117°03′31″W

Top elevation: 2,505 m (8,033 ft)

Base elevation: 1,190 m (3,900 ft)

Skiable area: 11.14 km² (2,750 acres)

Runs: 120 (Beginner 20%, Intermediate 20%, Advanced 45%,

Expert 15%)

Longest run: "It's A Ten" (10km long)

Lift system: 1 gondola, 3 chairlifts, 1 surface lift

Terrain parks: 1

Snowfall: 7.5 m (24.6 ft)/year



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Legendary Ski Artist James Niehues

If you are a skier or snowboarder, there is a good chance James Niehues has been your mountain guide. Throughout his 30 year career he has worked at the  smallest hills and the most expansive resorts in North America.  He has left his mark in South America, Australia, Asia and Europe too.   And even if you have never shared a bottomless powder day with him, he has always been close by.