Fernie Alpine Resort is famous for its big snowfalls and extensive terrain, from easy green runs to double blacks!
Open for the 2021 - 2022 season.
COVID-19 Safety Protocols - Fernie Alpine Resort, and all RCR resorts, will require all guests and staff to be fully vaccinated this season. This includes riding the chairlifts. READ MORE
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!
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
On sale for $119.95 plus tax until December 24, 2021. 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.
Price goes to $149.95 after December 24th.
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.
The Resort offers a wealth of great summer activities for everyone to enjoy. Featured activities & services include: