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Top Things to Do in Fernie this Winter

No excuses to be bored in Fernie this winter. Here are the top things to do this season for everyone! 

Visit Historic Downtown lined with century-old heritage buildings and unique shops, restaurants, pubs, cafes and attractions

Ski or snowboard at Fernie Alpine Resort with 142 runs and 3,550 vertical feet

Book a day of snowcat skiing with Fernie Wilderness Adventures, the epic, social and affordable alternative to heliskiing

Visit the Fernie Museum to see the permanent ‘This is Our Fernie’ exhibit and the winter exhibit: ‘The Dragon Tamers’. Don't forget to pick up the lastest copy of the Fernie Cultural Guide whilst there.

Enjoy nordic skiing at Fernie’s 5 cross-country ski areas

Visit Beanpod Chocolate, Coffee & Gelato for artisan chocolate made on site with hundred year old machines, or try fine cheese at Le Grand Fromage

Taste local spirits at Fernie Distillers, sample local brews at Fernie Brewing Company, try locally roasted coffee at Rooftop Coffee Roasters or kombucha at Fernie Alpine Springs.

Try curling (starting in January), or get ringside and watch some live ice hockey when the Fernie Ghostrider play at the Memorial Arena.

Enjoy local live music and quiz nights at Fernie’s pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants.

Experience winter wonderland on snowshoe on many of Fernie’s trails or take a guided tour with Wild Nature Tours or Fernie Alpine Resort.

Check out the latest blockbusters at the Vogue Movie Theatre, or browse extensive collection of books and DVDs at Fernie Heritage Library.

Explore art, culture and heritage in Fernie by taking the self-guided Art Walk or Heritage Walking Tour.

Treat yourself at one of Fernie’s spas or join a yoga class, or swim a few laps at the Fernie Aquatic Centre.

Shop your heart out before dinner at Fernie’s many unique independent stores and boutiques.

Rent skates at Gearhub and enjoy the outdoor hockey & skating rink by the Aquatic Centre or public indoor skating at the Memorial Arena.

Level up your ski touring skills or attend an avalanche skills training course with Mountain Addicts.
Take an easy hike to Fairy Creek Falls or Montane Hut.
Explore the winter wonderland snowmobiling or join a snowmobiling clinic with Elk Valley Snow Shepherds

Rent a snow bike and go fatbiking on resort and local trails. Join a fatbiking clinic with Ridetheory.

Enjoy Apres Ski and live music at Rusty Edge or the Griz Bar at Fernie Alpine Resort.