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Fernie Alpine Resort

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Fernie Alpine Resort

Serious powderhounds make the trek to the southeastern corner of BC to ski at Fernie Alpine Resort. Nearly 11 metres (37 feet) of snow blankets this resort each year, ranking it among the snowiest ski destinations in Canada. A must? Ride up the Polar Peak chairlift to one the highest peaks in the Lizard Range, and carve the steep and deep from 1,082 meters (3,550 feet).

Beyond the slopes, you can hop on a snowmobile or soak up the culture of a BC mountain town. The little town of Fernie is a hotspot for theatre, art galleries, and dining.

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Resort Details

  • Terrain 1,013ha/2,503ac
  • Elevation 2,134m/7,000ft
  • Annual Snowfall 899cm/354in
  • Vertical 1,082m/3,550ft
  • Lifts/Runs 10/142
  • Longest Run 5km/3mi
  • Nearest Airport Canadian Rockies International Airport


  • Beginner 30
  • Intermediate 40
  • Advanced 30

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Most Recent Travelers Reviews
  • Jan 13, 2019: “Tired of icy ski trails, severe cold and wind? Fernie offers epic powder ski conditions in late Dec, Jan and much of February. The big vertical and wide expanse makes it possibleto find optimum conditions to get away from mountain top whiteouts, wet snow at bottom runs and find untracked powder especially midweek.” 0
  • Jan 11, 2019: “This was my first trip to Fernie Resort and I would say it’s more of a skiers hill than a snowboarders hill due to the amount of flat areas and traverses that must be made to get from one chairlift to another. There are a lot of great bowls at the top and awesome on a powder day regardless of what you ride and well worth the trip. ” 1
  • Jan 10, 2019: “Worth the trip. 2nd time here. Lots of powder. Good mix of challenging and more simple runs. Staff friendly and helpful. ” 2

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Winter Deal

Holidays, Christmas and Family Week – from $690 pp

Available until March 1, 2019, book a 5 night, 4 day ski trip from just $690 per person.

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