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Adventurous winter wonderland

Fernie, British Columbia is an idyllic and friendly mountain town in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, known for its champagne powder snow and cool local vibe. Skiing and snowboarding at Fernie Alpine Resort runs daily from early December to mid-April.

Come and explore our vast and uncrowded winter wonderland. Visit our Historic Downtown with its shops and cafes, great places to dine, diverse activities and quaint attractions and spas. 

Scroll down to learn more and be inspired. We are stoked to welcome you to Fernie, BC! 

Skiing & Catskiing in Fernie

Legendary powder and a classic ski town in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. With an average of 9+ meters of snow each season Fernie is well known for its great powder turns, diversity of terrain and variety of runs for all abilities. From tree skiing and wide open bowls to great family-friendly groomed runs. 

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Things To Do

Winter season is a fantastic time to experience Fernie with its big mountains, big snow and diversity of areas and trails to explore on skis, snowshoes, snowmobiles and more! With 360' rocky mountain views surrounding historic downtown, and Fernie Alpine Resort only 5 minutes from town, Fernie is a beautiful and easy place to explore and enjoy.

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Cross-Country Skiing
Fernie Alpine Resort - Alpine Skiing
Fat Biking
Historic Downtown
Spa & Wellness
Brewery, Distillery & Roastery
Dining & Cafes


Places To Stay

With a diversity of accommodation options in Fernie, you are bound to find what you're looking for. View through below links Fernie's lodging types to find the perfect spot for your visit. 

Resorts, Hotels & Motels
Condos & Townhomes
Private Homes, Lodges & Chalets
Bed & Breakfasts
Tiny Homes
Adventure PODs
Yurts & RV Resort

Contact your preferred Tour Operator today and plan your ski trip to Fernie! 

Blue Powder TravelMogul Ski World  Ski Holidays & Tours SkiMax Holidays  Ski Travel Company  Sno'n'Ski Holidays  Snowcapped Travel  Travelplan Ski

Where is Fernie, BC

Completely surrounded by the Canadian Rockies, Fernie is situated in the southeast corner of British Columbia along Highway 3 close to border with Alberta and Montana USA.  Fernie is an easy drive on main highways:

  • 3 hour drive from Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • 1 hour drive from Cranbrook, BC
  • 2 hour drive from Whitefish & Kalispell, Montana USA
  • 5 hour drive from Spokane, Washington USA

Closest airports with daily flights connecting through Vancouver (YVR) are Canadian Rockies International (YXC) in Cranbrook and Calgary International (YYC). Airport shuttle service and car rentals are available from both airports. 

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Getting to Fernie

Airport Shuttles & Transportation with Tunnel49

#FernieStoke Ski Shuttle

Enjoy the convenience of our local ski shuttle that operates every day from morning to the late evening between the town and the ski hill. Stops include downtown and many hotel locations in town, along highway to resort and at the resort. The evening service is particularly convenient if you want to enjoy an apres or dinner. 

#FernieStoke Ski Shuttle Schedule & Info

Ski Champagne Powder in the Canadian Rockies

In Fernie, British Columbia