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  • December 20, 2017 Powder Day at Fernie Alpine Resort! Image: Nick Nault
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  • December 7, 2017 at Fernie Alpine Resort - Skiing New Side. Image: Nick Nault
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  • Winter Sports School at Fernie Alpine Resort

Fernie Alpine Resort is famous for its big snowfalls and extensive terrain, from easy green runs to double blacks!

Reopening December 2022 for the winter season. 

22/23 Season Passes Fall Sale - Until October 14, 2022

Day Tickets & Multi-Day Tickets - Buy Online

Snow Report

With 142 ski runs, an average of over 30 feet of snow per season and 3,550 of vertical feet everyone is bound to find the perfect type and amount of runs to explore.  From a dedicated beginner area, wide flowy blue runs and challenging black and double black runs, Fernie Alpine Resort has some of the most diverse terrain around.  Add the spectacular Rocky Mountain views, great hospitality, ski-in ski-out lodging and cool town and you'll be planning a trip back again in no time! If you want a day of adventure, add a day of catskiing!

Local #Ferniestoke ski shuttle operates daily between resort and town from Mid-December to end of ski season.

Get inspired: Fernie documentary ski film:  Ascent to Powder - Tale of a Ski Town

HELPFUL LINKS

Ski season starts December 4th! Check the webcams or snowreport for Fernie Alpine Resort. - See more at: https://tourismfernie.com/packages-offers/winter#sthash.tDWarxU0.dpuf
Ski season starts December 4th! Checkthewebcamsorsnowreport for Fernie Alpine Resort. -Seemoreat: https://tourismfernie.com/packages-offers/winter#sthash.tDWarxU0.dpuf
Ski season starts December 4th! Check the webcams or snowreport for Fernie Alpine Resort. - See more at: https://tourismfernie.com/packages-offers/winter#sthash.tDWarxU0.dpuf

FERNIE WINTER SEASON FACTS:

Season: December - April
Average Snowfall: up to 39 feet
Vertical Rise: 1082 metres / 3550 feet
Base Elevation: 1068 metres / 3450 feet
Summit Elevation: 2149 metres / 7000 feet
Lifts: 10 (2 High Speed Quads, 2 Quads, 3 Triples, 3 Surface Lifts - 1 t-bar, 1 platter/poma, 1 magic carpet
Runs: 142 named runs plus 5 alpine bowls and tree skiing
Terrain: 1,013 hectares (2,504 acres)
30% Beginner 40% Intermediate 30% Advanced & Expert
Longest Run: 5kms (3 miles) Falling Star
Rail Park: Lower mountain under Deer Chair
Skier Cross Course: Lower mountain by rail park
Hours of Operation: Daily 9:00am - 4:00pm MST
Average Winter Temperature: -5 C / 23F
Local Ski Shuttle: Operates between the resort and town, day and evening.

LIFT TICKETS 2022/2023

  • Adult (Ages 18+) rate to be announced
  • Senior (Ages 65+) rate to be announced
  • Youth (Ages 13-17) rate to be announced
  • Child (Ages 6-12) rate to be announced
  • 5 & under FREE

MORE DETAILS & PURCHASE ONLINE.

Special ticket prices for multi-day passes, mighty moose (beginner area), half-day tickets, night skiing, and for tickets purchased within 7 days of use. 5% GST not included

SEASON PASSES, ROCKIES PASS, EPIC PASS AND SUPER RCR PASS.

ROCKIES 'Discount' CARD

Three* free days skiing or riding RCR Resorts (Fernie, Kicking Horse, Kimberley, Nakiska), plus discounts on all other days through the season.  Make the card 'Direct to Lift' when you attach your credit card.

* Free days are the 1st, 4th and 7th day used/scanned.

MORE DETAILS & PURCHASE ONLINE

ACCOMMODATIONS & FACILITIES

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  • Fernie’s base area village has a variety of ski-in ski-out and on-mountain properties to choose from including hotel-style rooms, condos/apartments, townhomes and full chalets.
  • On-mountain ski school, rentals, retail store, small grocery store, spas, & daycare.
  • On-mountain Restaurants: Legends, Cirque, Rusty Edge, Slopeside Cafe, The Griz Bar and Lost Boys Cafe.
  • Groomed multi-use trails for nordic skiing (classic & skate), snowshoeing & fat biking.

Additional accommodation options are also available in Fernie just 5km / 3 miles away. 

The charming historical town of Fernie, with turn of the century architecture is only minutes from the base of the ski area, providing a variety of restaurants & shops to enjoy and has been called the “Coolest Town in North America” by Rolling Stone Magazine and “The Best Ski Town in Canada” by Ski Canada Magazine.

SUMMER OPERATIONS AT FERNIE ALPINE RESORT
Open:
Late June - early September, plus bonus weekends 

The Resort offers a wealth of great summer activities for everyone to enjoy. Featured activities & services include:

  • Contact Information
  • 250-423-4655
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  • www.skifernie.com
  • 5339 Ski Hill Road, Fernie, BC V0B 1M6
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