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Cruising on sunny slopes with magnificent views

Fernie, British Columbia is a vibrant and friendly mountain town in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, known for its champagne powder snow and cool local vibe.

Imagine powder stashes, bluebird days, wide smiles, goggle tans and après on patios overlooking majestic mountains. That's what spring skiing in Fernie is about.

But wait, there is so much more to do and experience. Scroll down to explore!

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Fernie offers an array of family-friendly activities and services for a perfect family vacation. Spring skiing at Fernie Alpine Resort is guaranteed fun for all ages and skill levels. Fill your days with skiing, snowboarding, level up your skills with the Resort's Snow School or try other outdoor adventures such as guided snowshoeing, fat biking or cross-country skiing tours. 

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March 1-3, 2024

Fernie's biggest winter celebration is multi-day festival of fun-filled family-friendly events, activities, fundraising and entertainment all around town and at the ski resort. 

Some of the Griz Days weekend highlights include:

  • Extreme Griz Competition
  • Griz Parade 
  • All New Lumberjack Show
  • Live Music
  • Fireworks
  • Griz on the Mountain
  • Raging Elk Dummy Downhill
  • and so much more...

Griz Days Gone Wild is guaranteed fun for visitors and locals alike. Join us!

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Spring skiing season is a fantastic time to experience Fernie with its big mountains, sunny days 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 friendly place to enjoy.

Quick Links to Fernie's many things to do:

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

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With a diversity of accommodation options in Fernie, you are bound to find what you're looking for. Save by booking direct and with our packages and offers.

Get in touch with the accommodators regarding their Covid protocols, cancellation policies and more.

Resorts, Hotels & Motels

Condos & Townhomes

Private Homes, Lodges & Chalets

Bed & Breakfasts

Tiny Homes


Yurts & RV Resort


Save with Fernie Alpine Resort hot deals and ski & stay packages, choose from ski-in ski-out, on-mountain or in-town lodging locations. Offers typically have book-by deadlines and change and adjust throughout the season. Use the fields below to view rates, availability and even book!

Spring on Sale Deal
Get 50% off one night and kids 12 & under ski for FREE*


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, US.  Fernie is an easy drive from the prairies, and only

  • a 3.5 hour drive from Calgary, AB
  • a 2.5 hour drive from Lethbridge, AB
  • a 2.25 hour drive from Whitefish & Kalispell, Montana.

On the BC side, Fernie is a 1 hour drive from Cranbrook, BC and 3.5 hours from Golden, BC or Nelson, BC.  Closest airports are Cranbrook and Calgary with daily flights from various Canadian cities and car rentals.  Kalispell Airport in Montana is just a 2 hour drive away. Be sure to plan and book your trip ahead.

With its pristine nature, wide open spaces, friendly residents and the quaint Historic Downtown, Fernie is the perfect getaway this winter. Borders are open and international travellers are welcome to visit our picturesque mountain town.

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