Fernie Alpine Resort is famous for its big snowfalls and extensive terrain, from easy green runs to double blacks! The resort is just 5km from the quaint town of Fernie with a local ski shuttle operating day and evening.
The Resort will be open daily for the 20-21 season starting December 5, 2020, and closing mid-April. COVID-19 safe protocols will be in place. Season pass and EPIC pass holders will not be restricted. Day and multi-day ticket holders will need to pre-purchase their lift tickets online to confirm ski days or book their ski package through Resort Reservations or a ski tour agency/operators such as SKICAN or Gendron. Currently US and international borders are closed to leisure travel due to COVID-19, but all travellers within Canada are able to travel to Fernie now and this winter season.
With 142 ski runs, an average of over 30 feet of snow per season and 3,550 of vertical feet everyone is bond 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.
Night skiing on the Mighty Moose, 4-9 pm on Holidays and every Saturday, January to March.
Get inspired: Fernie documentary ski film: Ascent to Powder - Tale of a Ski Town
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.
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
Purchase by December 31st, 2020. Valid all season. If you plan to ski 5 days or more this is a great option!
Includes 3 free ski days (1st, 4th & 7th day on the mountain) all other days discounted ($20 off), plus double discounts from April 6th until season close. Direct-to-lift access (automatically charges your credit card for each use).
Adult/Senior/Youth: $TBA. 5% GST not included
ACCOMMODATIONS & FACILITIES
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: