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Fernie at-a-glance

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With an average annual snowfall of 29 feet, Fernie Alpine Resort is what powder lover’s dream of. Adventurous powder  hounds will think they've died and gone to heaven with Fernie’s 2,500-plus acres of terrain and 2,800-plus-foot vertical, five spectacular open bowls, ridges and glades. A wide variety of brand new on-mountain ski in, ski out condo-style accommodations have been developed, as well as improved base area facilities. And despite its repute as a snowy destination, the weather is quite manageable, making it a great ski vacation for cold-sensitive skiers. If it’s not snowing, it’s sunny in Fernie. Skiing Magazine put it best when they said, “Fernie Alpine Resort is another magical place where temperatures are mild and snowfalls massive!”

The fastest growing resort in Canada offers many tastefully appointed accommodations and year-round services throughout the base village, making it a great option for vacationers who value convenience and modern amenities. The quaint town of Fernie, which is rich in history and features turn-of-the-century architecture, is just minutes away from the ski resort.

If cat-skiing is something you’d like to experience on your Fernie ski vacation, there are two exceptional operators in the area. And if you’re legs are too tired, and you need a break from Fernie’s famed steeps, you can go are snowmobiling, on sleigh ride dinners, snow-shoeing, ice-skating, curling, and cross-country skiing. 

Fernie Ski Resort

With 30 percent designated as beginner skiing, 40 percent intermediate and 30 percent advanced to expert skiing every choice of skiing and snowboarding terrain is well represented on a Fernie ski vacation, from steep trees and chutes to gentle, groomed boulevards and leg burning bump runs. Combine all the terrain options with Canada’s best snow, and Fernie skiing is bar none. The spectacular, expert skier-pleasing Lizard Range offers many hike-to pitches and extreme mountaineering from the peak.

Once you’ve book your Fernie ski vacation with’s knowledgeable Mountain Vacation Specialist via phone or chat, all you’ll need are fat skis for all the powder you’re going to experience. Oh, and we can help you out with that too!

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From air, lodging and excursions to ground transfers, lift tickets and equipment rentals, We will manage all your trip components so you and your group can get the most out of your time playing in the mountains and building memories that will last a lifetime.

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Ran Wells

Great mountain - not enough snow

Awesome mountain - terrain, lifts, and people. Expansive skiing well served by several high speed lifts. The total elevation is not very high, making the weather a bit on an issue. Mountain becomes icy very quickly. Great accommodations! Bear Paw Condos were fantastic.