Summer at KHMR
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort (KHMR) features the largest enclosed and protected grizzly bear habitat in the world. The 20-acres refuge is home to the residents grizzly bear, Boo. Within this natural mountainside habitat, Boo hunts, plays, forages and explores just like his wild cousins. The refuge is open daily during the summer and there are interpretive tours that include a chairlift ride to the Grizzly Bear Refuge.
More summer recreation at the resort include the Via Ferrata – a secured climbing route, Gondola access to hiking and biking trails, and dining at Eagle’s Eye Restaurant, Canada’s most elevated dining experience. Kicking Horse Mountain Resort also offers an award-winning bike park with over 3,700 feet of diverse trails for any skill level from beginner to advanced.
The performance rental centre has the latest in mountain bikes to rent. And, their Disc Golf Course offers lots of fun as well as a challenge for experienced players.
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is a world-class ski resort during the winter season. Golden embodies the best of this pristine pocket of the west. The town’s unaffected charm, embracing friendliness and flawless scenery make every day fun. Preserved remnants of early 19th century architecture harmonize with alluring shops and restaurants.
Depending on the size & style of wheelchair, it can be fit into the gondola. Staff are dependable to start & stop gondola for loading of equipment. The resort’s Grizzly Bear Refuge offers a modified Ranger Assist Program for visitors with limited mobility and who would like to see Boo the Grizzly Bear. Participants are driven up the mountain and certain types of wheelchairs can be accommodated. Advance info & booking is required.