Become a ski instructor in Kicking Horse

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About Kicking Horse


With over 120 slopes, highly challenging terrain and 8 meters of snow per season, Kicking Horse has all the key ingredients to challenge you all winter-long. Once your thigh muscles are strong like a horse, you will be ready to take the 10 km trip down from the Eagle Eye Restaurant to the base of the mountain. The resort is designed to help you challenge yourself all-season, with over 85 ski slopes of which 60% are black diamond runs or higher. With eight different restaurants on the mountain serving local specialties like wild poutine, moose burger and goat cheese bison meatballs, you should get all the super fuel needed to drive your skiing day-in and day-out. Just remember to ski off the fat! So start your adventure and become a ski instructor in kicking horse!

The Ski Instructor Life


As a mountain resort, Kicking Horse is a playground with something for everyone. Nowhere else can you ride a single gondola right to the summit, providing stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and surrounding national parks, together with easy access to alpine ridges and bowls. It’s a sweet setup that sets Kicking Horse apart.

Kicking Horse Village is a small town, but is growing fast due to its attractive skiing conditions. For entertainment after a full-day on the mountain, you can take a 15 minute car or bus ride to Golden, the nearest city. Kicking Horse is also located 3 hours from Calgary, only 90 km west of Banff National Park and a two hours drive from Revelstoke ski resort. It’s all yours for the taking once you become a ski instructor in kicking horse! If you want to learn more about the life of a ski instructor, make sure to check out our instructor blogs!




Become a ski instructor in Kicking Horse

  • Skiing from 2450m to 1190m
  • Over 120 slopes
  • 60% of the mountain is black slopes
  • Possibility of heliskiing
  • Over 85 ski routes and bowls
  • Over 11 sq km of territory to explore
  • 2800 skiable acreage
  • Live in Golden, 15 minutes from Kicking Horse Resort
  • Town of Golden is located near 5 world-class ski resorts, including Kicking Horse, Lake Louise, Sunshine Village, Revelstoke and Panorama.
  • Located 90 km from Banff National Park


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