Goat Mountain Lodge
Travel Blogs from Golden
... 16FT) per year. It is about 6km long (3.7 miles).
Shortly after leaving the Icefield Visitor's area, this little mountain goat decided to take a short-cut across the river. Tourists were surprisingly respectful of the poor frightened critter and all traffic stopped to let him get across, with only a few leaping from their vehicles with Nikons ...
... He did his first flight off of a mountain in Golden!!! So we all had a time of learning new things this week. And on top of that our wonderful friends came to golden to camp with us from Vernon! They took us up to kicking horse to see Boo the Bear! Did we get more organized in our living arrangements? Not much...LOL We were all too busy living life rather than cleaning and organizing....I think it might be our family theme! Live life to it's fullest every day is precious!
... and a meal in the evening. The next morning we were up early for a whale watching trip it didn't look too promising as it was tipping down with rain and by the time we were togged out for the trip we looked like we were heading out on a major fishing trip in search of 'the deadliest catch'. So for the next 3 hours we were soaked through to the skin and shivering uncontrollably. Luckily the trip was redeemed by spotting a humpback who was on a feeding mission so ...
Golden is only small and, although it has a lot of attractions around it, none were particularly suited to our short stay. It has lots of mountain biking trails (which we're not equipped for) and hiking routes (which we’ve done a lot of recently), so today was going to be about one thing: white-water rafting on the Kicking Horse River (so-called because the chap who discovered this patch of country got kicked in the chest by his own horse!). It ended ...
... round fab experience and he was super cool and professional, no messing just got on and went for it!
He gave Matt a DVD with the pics and a couple of videos as a keepsake which we have used on here!
After the paraglide we drove into Golden and had a lovely meal out in one of the restaurant gardens, yummy meatballs, calamari, salmon pasta and thai curry! Yum.....great day all round! Will definetely be back to BC ...
Other places to stay in Golden
1024 11th Street North, Golden | Hotelfrom $136
1049 Trans Canada Hwy N, Golden | 3 star hotelfrom $116
1311 12th St North, Golden | 2 star hotelfrom $86
1200 - 12th Street North, Golden | 2 star hotelfrom $68
915 - 10th Avenue South , Golden | 2 star hotelfrom $81
2924 Kicking Horse Road, Golden | Hotelfrom $130
1416 Golden View Rd , Golden | 3 star hotelfrom $66
1439 Lafontaine Road, Golden | Hotelfrom $92
1206 Trans-canada Highway, Golden | Hotelfrom $171