Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is nestled in between Yoho and Glacier National Parks just off the TransCanada Highway. It’s surround by the towering Rocky and Columbia Mountains, lush forest and is near the powerful Columbia River. It is 15kms from the town of Golden. Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Mount Revelstoke National Parks are also close by.

If you love the outdoors, this is the place to be.  At Kicking Horse we have hiking, biking, a grizzly bear named Boo, and if you’re brave enough to try the Via Ferrate, an assisted rock climbing route, you will be astounded by the views.  Golden is well known for its white water rafting on the Kicking Horse River, as well as golfing, canoeing, kayaking, camping, fishing, and even more hiking and biking.

Fast Facts

  • Season: May/June – September
  • Province: British Columbia
  • Minimum Age: 19
  • Accommodation: Staff find their own in the town of Golden
  • Interview location: Skype


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Staff Accommodation at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort does not have staff accommodation but there are places to live in the nearby town of Golden. Kicking Horse sends out housing newsletters to help staff find a place to live. Most housing becomes available in April through June. Housing in Golden usually costs around $400-$600 per month, depending on the type and the location in town.

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort has a great carpool program which encourages staff to ride up together and enter to win free gas money in return. It’s also quite easy to hitch a ride up the mountain.


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Jobs at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Kicking Horse Mountain Resorts employees are outgoing, enthusiastic and passionate. We’re looking for people who are adventurous and hard working.

The following are some of the jobs available at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort:

  • Guest Services Agent
  • Mountain Operations Attendants
  • Bike Rental Technicians
  • Bike Repair Technicians
  • Retail Sales Associates
  • Dishwasher & Prep Cook
  • Line Cook


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Perks of working at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

  • Free mountain biking at KHMR and other local resorts
  • Discounts on rentals, retail, and pro-deals
  • Staff parties!
  • Other activities available include horse-riding, volleyball, and bocce ball
  • Local clubs to get involved in include: Golden Cycling Club, Golden Golf Club, Golden Light Horse Club, Golden Hikes, Golden Kayak Club, Golden Softball League


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