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  • Winter Sports School at Fernie Alpine Resort
  • Winter Sports School at Fernie Alpine Resort
  • Winter Sports School at Fernie Alpine Resort

Whether you are new to the sports of skiing and snowboarding or are looking to build your skills, the Fernie Alpine Resort Winter Sports School offers a range of programs and lessons, for children, youth and adults.


Choose from private, group or speciality lessons, and half-day, full-day and multi-day programs. Come and join our team of fun certified ski & snowboard professionals who will guide you to your best mountain resort experience ever! Our pros are certified and trained in alpine skiing, snowboarding, telemark and cross-country. Our mountain is our home, and winter sports our passion, let us share this with you!

NEW for 2019: Get the Ski RCR App on the iTunes App Store and Google Play.


  • Learn to Ski or Snowboard
    • Half or Full-Day
    • Group lessons or private
    • Ask about cross-country and telemark skiing options

  • Group Clinic
    • Improve your skills at any ability level
    • Max ratio 1:10
    • Available any day for 2 hours at 10:30 am or 1:30 pm

  • 3-Day Group Clinic
    • Three consecutive half or full-days of ski or snowboard lessons available to any ability
    • Starts on a Wednesday or Saturday for 3 days

  • Private Coaching/Lessons
    • Available any day for 1.5 hours, 2 hours, 3 hours or 6 hours

  • First Tracks Private Session
    • Get on the lift before everyone else! Hit the chairlift with a Resort Pro at 8 am for first tracks, 1-hr before the lifts open at 9 am.
    • 2-hour guiding program for up to 3 people. Must register the day before.

  • Steep & Deep Camps
    • Two-day camp exploring Fernie's famous steep and deep terrain. Includes coaching, video analysis, lift line priority and apres ski.
    • Must be a minimum level 5 skier or snowboarder.

  • Mountain Guide
    • Book one of our fun mountain tour guides for 2 or 4 hours to learn the mountain and have a fun-filled day.
  • For multi-week or additional programs visit the resort website


  • 'Learn to Fatbike' Session
  • Spend two hours with an experienced guide, exploring the trails and learning tips for biking in the snow.
    • $69, includes rental, helmet, and lesson.
    • Departs 1.30pm on weekends and holidays. 

WEEKLY ACTIVITIES & TOURS - extended program for 2018 - 2019!

  • Call 250-423-2406 to book all programs:
  • Tuesday Snowshoe & Pasta Dinner
    • Departs from Lizard Creek Lodge at 5 pm, drop-ins welcome
    • 1.5hr snowshoe hike, followed by a delicious pasta dinner with paired wine
    • Adults $43.05 + tax, Children $22.50 + tax. Includes snowshoe rentals, guided tour, & dinner

  • Wednesday Vinyasa Yoga Class
    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm at Lizard Creek Lodge
    • $10, inc tax. Mat rental $5 

  • Thursday Fatbike Ride & Dine
    • 5:00 pm - 7:30pm
    • A 1.5 hr guided fatbike ride followed by a delicious burger & beer at Legends Mountain Eatery
    • $60 + Taxes, includes guided ride, fatbike rental, burger/beer & gratuity

  • Saturday Stretch & Warm Up Class
    • 7:30 - 8:30 am at Lizard Creek Lodge 
    • $10, inc tax. Mat rental $5

  • Saturday Uptracking Tour
    • Departs from Lizard Creek Lodge at 5pm
    • 2hr 'skin' up and ski back down followed by a cocktail at Cirque
    • $46.50 + tax. Includes gear, $28.50 without gear

  • Nordic Sundays
    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • A guided instructional tour on the groomed Nordic System
    • $29 + tax


Kids Clinic are for ages 6-12. Programs for 5 years and under are offered through the Child Care Centre

Ask about the kids multi-week programs available.

  • Family Coaching/Lesson Program
    • Improve your skills as a family with a private ski or snowboard certified instructor
    • For up to 2 adults and 3 kids
    • Half or full-day option

  • Learn to Ski or Snowboard
    • For first timers
    • Group or private lessons for half or full-day

  • Group Camp- Improve skills (max ratio 1:10)
    • Half or full-day. Add supervised lunch with full-day option

  • Kids Adventure Camps
    • 3-day program for all abilities. Starts each Sunday or Wednesday for 3 consecutive days
    • Add supervised lunch option

  • Private Coaching/Lessons
    • Available any day for 1 hour, 1.5 hours, 2 hours, 3 hours or 6 hours

  • Youth Freeride Camps Ages 13-17
    • A 3-day half or full-day ski or snowboard camp for all abilities.
    • Includes a video session and apres ski video review

Fernie Alpine Resort is an all-mountain active playground. Check out Summer & Winter activities, attractions, services and events to keep the whole family happy for days!

  • Contact Information
  • 250-423-2406
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  • 5339 Ski Hill Road, Fernie, BC V0B 1M6
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