Tuesday • February 20, 2018
Fernie Alpine Resort opened the Polar Peak Lift for the first time this season on Monday 19th February.
Resort staff have been working hard over the last two weeks to excavate the chairs at the Polar Peak lift top station.
Digging our way to Polar Peak - deep January only over 300 cm in month @SkiFernie @HelloBC @TourismFernie @KootRocks @skimagonline @skicanadamag @SKICAN @IAmASnowSeeker @Doc_Pow pic.twitter.com/BpgBVAvEuS— Powder Matt (@PowderMatt) February 6, 2018
Sitting at an elevation of 7051' (2149m), chairs had been buried under this winter's immense snowfall. A total of 855cm of snow has been recorded at Fernie Alpine Resort this season to date. The views along the chairlift ride up to the peak of the resort are arguably some of the most spectacular along the Lizard Range.
The clear bluebird conditions coupled with recent fresh snow offered great incentive for skiers and boarders to brave the bitterly cold temperatures. Many arrived early to queue for the first tracks off the top of the lift.
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