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Canadian Powder Tours Lodge, established in 1998, offers three options; B&B, catered lodge experience or private, self catering accommodation options.

The full catered lodge option offers 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and includes daily cooked breakfasts and optional evening meals. Guests can also make the most of the on-mountain ski guiding offered. The alternative option is the private ground level offering 3 spacious bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, kitchenette and private entrance, optional hot lunches to go are popular with snowmobile groups. There is plenty of free parking and an outdoor hot tub with incredible views. Traditionally the catered chalet has hosted groups from around the world with an in house chef serving up delicious meals after a day of on-mountain guiding. 

The catered lodge option offers great value for money and a unique ski vacation experience. A daily cooked breakfasts prepare guests for a day on the slopes, fresh baked cakes await their return. An evening 3 course meal prepared from scratch, using healthy ingredients, enjoyed at the harvest dining table is a highlight to the day, followed by relaxing in front of the log fireplace. 

The self catering, private accommodation option offers a living, dining, and kitchenette area which has seating and a coffee table, a dining table with chairs, fridge, freezer, NSF stainless sink, microwave, countertop convection oven, toaster, flat plate, BBQ, kettle, coffee maker, smoothie blender & dishes. Guests can add on cooked breakfasts and on-mountian guiding to this option. This accommodation option is the seperated ground level of the lodge and does not feature the log fireplace and is a maximum of six guests.

Enjoy all the amazing year round activities that Fernie has to offer from the comfort of the beautiful, relaxing lodge with stunning views of the Lizard Range. A very large and well-kept yard backing onto the Elk River offers access to lots of great fishing holes. The lodge is minutes from downtown and has the closest access to Fernie Alpine Resort while being close to town. Biking and hiking trails right from the lodge. 

What to expect

The Canadian Powder Tours Lodge "experience" has been rated up to 5 star by International specialist travel agents and has been featured in many press & media publications throughout the past 20 + years, offering a one of a kind holiday in a relaxing atmosphere with a 'touch' of local ambience. Independant, self catering guests now have the opportunity to enjoy the setting & create their own memories.

Canadian Powder Tours Lodge specializes in ski vacations and have also hosted customized mountain bike tours since 2008, it has become known as a hidden gem in Fernie and has created lifelong memories for many guests who have stayed here.

About the Accommodation

The log lodge is characteristic of the region with a comfortable, bright interior and a true a mountain chalet feeling.

For larger groups the entire lodge is available, offering 5 bedrooms, large harvest dining table and a spacious living area with a huge log fireplace. The ground floor can be separated exclusively for up to six self catering guests. All of the bedrooms are spacious, to suit either couples, singles or families and may be arranged as requested. There is a mix of comfortable queen or twin beds, all with down-filled quilts and pillows and cotton sheets. There are 4 bathrooms (3 with the self catering option) and plenty of soft, cotton towels are provided.

The lodge is conveniently located half way between downtown and Fernie Alpine Resort, just minutes to in either direction. Biking and hiking trails right from the front door. Guests can opt for as much or as little as they require to make their stay memorable. Catering options are available; B&B, hot lunches to go (particularly popular for snowmobiler groups), on mountain ski guiding, local info.

Gear Storage

The boot room has room for skis & bikes if needed, and a shelter with a lock for bikes outdoors is available in a private area, there is a 6 boot, 6 glove boot dryer & plenty of drying space and benches to sit & get geared-up!

A summer highlight is the outdoor kitchen/dining area, private use for guests with a BBQ, firepit, bluetooth speaker, sinks, dishes & a log harvest table to socialise around. It is shaded & offers views of the Lizard Range while backing onto the beloved wetland where many bird species can be heard and watched as well as every other marsh inhabitant from beavers to moose, eagles, dragonflies endless, a secret nature reserve right at the lodge. There is access to the world-class Elk River fishing right from the lodge.  Mountain bikers can access trails easily without ever having to drive, cycle right from the door.

There is also a bike wash station.

Winter Season Ski Guiding

The value of the guiding can not be emphasized enough. Fernie Alpine Resort has over 140 marked trails; the open-bowl layout gives access to acres of hidden terrain, ridges and powder stashes that make it a ski enthusiast's paradise. Canadian Powder Tours provides a guided experience to our guests aimed towards black run-ability guests and guarantees the highest adrenaline satisfaction on the mountain! The resort also offers specialized clinics, a host service and winter sports school to take guests to that next level.

Summer guiding

Summer mountain bike guiding can be arranged. Canadian Powder Tours has worked with a world-class mountain bike tour company for 14 years and is very familiar with the guiding needs of MTB guests. Gravel grinding is becoming popular in Fernie, this is a great local option for riders who want to check out the gravel roads.

Adventure motorcycle tourers are warmly welcomed with safe places for their bikes and a perfect spot to rest, eat & have a shower!

Hiking guides are also an option if you want to explore the area on foot. White water rafting, SUP lessons, nature tours, music festival, downtown social evenings with live music, river floats and swimming are to name but a few activities to add to your adventure.

Canadian Powder Tours will strive to ensure that your holiday in Fernie will be one of your most memorable and enjoyable ever.

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  • 250 423 3019
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  • 1410 McDonald Avenue, West Fernie, BC V0B 1M1
  • Details
    • Wireless Internet
    • Fireplace
    • Outdoor Hot tub
    • Televisions
    • Nordic skiing nearby
    • Breakfast Included
    • Gas Stn within 2 blocks
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