Kicking Horse ranks as Canada's Most Expensive Ski Resort

GOLDEN, British Columbia, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Kicking Horse, located close to Golden, British Columbia, is the most expensive ski resort in Canada. That finding is according to a new survey from CheapHotels.org, which compared all important ski resorts in North America based on the cost of their lodging.

In particular, the survey checked the price skiers will have to spend to stay in each resort's most affordable double room during the month of February. With an average cost of $176 per night, the Kicking Horse Mountain Resort ranks priciest among all Canadian ski resorts.

In the USA, however, eight resorts are even more expensive than Kicking Horse. Topping the list is Utah's Deer Valley, where the least expensive room is averaging $395 nightly this February. Coming in second and third most expensive respectively are Snowbird in Utah ($312) and Beaver Creek in Colorado ($289).

Whistler Blackcomb, North America's largest ski resort, ranks 14th most expensive overall at $149 per night. A bit more expensive is the Panorama Mountain Resort, located in the Purcell Mountains of Southeastern British Columbia. An average nightly rate of $169 positions it as the second most expensive resort in Canada, and 11th most expensive overall.

For the full results of the survey, visit http://www.cheaphotels.org/press/skiresorts2014.html

SOURCE CheapHotels.org

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