Where: Fernie, British Columbia
Snow Phone: 250-423-3555
Official Site: www.skifernie.com
Average Snowfall: 875 cm (350″ or 29 feet)
Vertical: 2400 ft (730 m)
Description of the Ski Area: Dreaming of discovering the ultimate snow? It is time for you to visit Fernie Alpine Resort. Ski velvet after a freshly packed snowfall. Link perfect turns across the wide open slopes of Dancer or carve down groomed-to-perfection Cruiser. Pick a special line in the alpine bowls and begin your mountains of snow adventure.
Be challenged to the limit. Start your adrenalin flowing on the 2000 foot drop of Skydive, dare to exhibit your talents on the Boomerang, drop into snowpacked trees on Cedar Ridge, or make first tracks in Easter Bowl.
No snowmaking here. Just the legendary mountain man “GRIZ” who performs white magic with his powder gun. He is waiting for you in the Spectacular Canadian Rockies.
2002 Lift Prices:
|YOUTH/STUDENTSENIOR||CHILD(UNDER 6 FREE)|
|Half Day (noon)||$45||$38||$12|
|3 Days or more||$52/day||$40/day||$15/day|
|Mighty Moose Lift||$15||$15||$15|
Distance from Banff: approx. 6 hours
Distance from Calgary: approx. 4 hours
The new Timber Bowl Express and the White Pass Quad chairlifts are both OPEN!!!. These lifts open up a vast amount of exciting terrain, introduce three new powder bowls and double the size of the resort.
Exceptional Places to stay in Fernie
Fernie House, located at the base of Fernie Alpine Resort village, is a special place of scenic beauty that offers outdoor enthusiasts the ultimate in year round “mountain” accommodation.
Loaded with special touches that offer you more than just a place to stay, Fernie House is sure to soothe your soul after an adventurous day in the Rocky Mountains.