Itinerary Suggestion – Spring Explorer
Spring is a great time to visit Golden. Time it right and you can enjoy a trip combining the best of winter and the best of summer activities. Ski one day and golf the next. Saddle up a horse one day and ramp up to 160 horespower on a snowmobile the next day! For those people who want to experience a full on Golden springtime adventure, please check out the options below. These are “do it yourself” ideas to help our guests know about the various activities and options for what to do, in and around Golden. We do have some “packages” which include your lodge and the most popular activities where we coordinate with the activity providers and book everything on your behalf. For more information on those, please check our Packages Page.
Choose A Lodge At Mount 7 Lodges
Depending on the size of your group, choose one (or more) of our lodges. From the two bedroom Deer Lodge which is suitable for two to four people, up to our large four bedroom Eagle Lodge which can sleep eight people we have a lodge to suit your group.
All lodges are self catering, with fully equipped kitchens, spacious living areas, and your own private hot tub to ensure you can relax in comfort.
Once you have chosen your lodge and know how many days you’re staying in Golden, you can choose from one or more of the following activities. Be warned that once you start considering how many great activities are on offer, you may want to extend your stay!!
Skiing & Snowboarding
Located a short drive from Mount 7 Lodges, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is the perfect location for keen skiers and snowboarders. Typically open until mid April, enjoy the long warm days and perfect spring skiing. When booking please check closing dates for the resort for winter season.
For those keen to ski after Kicking Horse Resort has closed for the season, a short drive takes you to the local resorts of Lake Louise or Sunshine in Banff both of which are both open past the end of April.
Golden is renowned for its snowmobiling due to the wide range of riding terrain available and the spectacular scenery.
Spring riding brings long days and great opportunities to explore. Bring your own sleds or book a tour with the local snowmobile tour operator. Tour options include mountain tours or trail tours for those new to snowmobiling.
For more information on snowmobiling in Golden, please visit Sled Golden
Recently rated in the World’s Top 100 Golf Courses by Golfscape, Golden Golf Club is nestled between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains. Typically opening around mid April (depending on conditions), Golden Golf Club is credited as one of the most scenic courses in BC. Find out more and book a round at Golf Golden
For those visiting before Golden Golf Club opens for the season, courses south of Mount 7 Lodges typically start opening from the start of April. Copper Point in Invermere (1.5 hrs drive) or Fairmont Hot Springs Riverside Golf Course (2 hours drive) are two of our favorites.
Located in the beautiful Blaeberry Valley, a short drive from Mount 7 Lodges, Bear Corner Bed & Bale offer 1, 2 and 3 hour guided trail rides.
With spectacular scenery and and rides along the Blaeberry River, they can accommodate riders from beginner to advanced.
For more information on trail riding options, and to book, please visit the Bear Corner website.
Mount 7 Lodges Relaxation
Kick back and relax! You don’t have to jump in the car to experience some of the best that Golden has to offer. On those days where you want to take a break from organized activities there are a wide range of options for enjoying a day in and around Mount 7 Lodges.
For those keen to expend some energy we have a beautiful hiking trail that starts next to the lodges. There are many lookout spots along the trail and once you reach the top, you are rewarded with breathtaking views of the entire valley.
We have a number of indoor and outdoor games for all guests to enjoy: croquet, board games, playing cards, balls and frisbee.
Or just relax in the hot tub on your private deck and take in the stunning views of the Columbia Valley.