Alpine Adventures In Winter
Fernie has snow-play possibilities that boggle the mind. Renowned for feather-light powder conditions, the skiing and snowboarding just doesn't get any better. There are a number of opportunities to ski/board from Fernie Alpine Resort, to wild backcountry skiing accessible by snowcat.
Fernie Alpine Resort
The ski hill enjoys an average snowfall of 29ft! The beauty of the mountain range is rivalled only by your ability to cover an impressive amount of terrain from the lifts. Over 2500 acres are accessible from 10 lifts (including 2 express quads). The base of the ski hill is at 3500ft (1068m) elevation and extends 2811ft (857m) in runs. There are 106 trails covering 5 bowls and tree-runs.
Is your mouth watering yet?
Folks with any skill level can ski/board Fernie. 30% of the runs are for beginners, 40% for intermediate ability and 30% advanced. You'll certainly be able to challenge yourself!