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Purcell Heli-Skiing offers day programs for skiers, boarders and telemarkers, launching from Golden, BC. Rates start at $1,109. Find out more HERE.

Don’t like to fly? Contact Mike Palumbo at SnowPeak Rentals for a guided snowmobile trail-ride in the Purcell Mountains. snowpeakrentals.com

Get your ski-legs in shape at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Boasting 1,260 metres of vertical, famously dry powder, 120 runs (45 per cent of which are “advanced”) and few crowds; Kicking Horse is a gem in the resort industry. Find out more HERE.

Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre offers guests a chance to “Walk with Wolves;” an experience that will have you up-close-and-personal with Scrappy Dave, a rambunctious grey wolf, and other impressive canis lupus living at this rehabilitation/stewardship centre. Find out more HERE.

Eat & Stay

Cedar House Restaurant & Chalets offers a variety of comfy cabins that sleep from two to 14 guests, all featuring hot tubs and with one of the area’s best restaurants onsite. (cedarhousechalets.com

Lush Mountain Accommodations has a wide range of local properties, from sprawling chalets to cozy condos. (lushmountain.com)

Après eateries in Golden include Island Restaurant — try their weekday Mexican Madness (islandrestaurant.ca) — and Whitetooth Mountain Bistro, which boasts an award-winning wine list yet welcomes skiers still wearing their gear. (whitetoothbistro.com)

Find out more information about Golden at tourismgolden.com.