Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Fernie Alpine

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Overall Rating: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.4
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.3
  • Nightlife
  • 2.3

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 34%
  • Beginner
  • 14%
  • Families
  • 43%
  • Intermediate
  • 27%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 20%
  • Advanced
  • 45%

Helpful Highlights:

Fernie is an excellent resort and caters to all ages and abilities, the mountain has something for everyone and the snow was excellent. The resort is expens...

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  • 5

    Fernie is the complete skiing experience!

    by snowanderer - 11th December 2009

    Pros: Amazing and varied terrain, great snow, cool town

    Cons: I suppose some people might say there's too much snow...

    I can't say enough good things about this mountain - it provides terrain that keeps the kids happy but it also entertains me on the steeps all day. The sno... Full review

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  • 5

    5 Big Alpine Bowls, Deep Powder and fall-line

    by MoSNOW - 24th October 2009

    Pros: Fall line runs, Powder, Alpine Bowls, vertical

    Cons: no fast food at resort

    this has to be the best ski resort to visit in the Canadian Rockies. We have tried them all - it has the scenery of Banff, huge snowfall (over 30 feet) snow... Full review

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  • 5

    Best Snow in BC

    by Skiyalater - 2nd October 2009

    Pros: deep powder, real town, 5 alpine bowls, huge terrain

    Cons: no disco

    A few people don't like powder. Well they should not visit Fernie Alpine Resort. We drove up from Montana last winter and had an epic 4 days of pow. Not onl... Full review

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  • 5

    Fernie Rocks!

    by damanand - 16th March 2009

    Pros: Snow, Terrain, Lack of Crowds

    Cons: Nightlife

    If you're going just to ski and really don't care about nightlife, shopping, and all that junk then Fernie is your place. Beautiful area, great terrain, gr... Full review

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  • 1

    Fernie Not What It Used To Be

    by peterbr52 - 16th March 2009

    Pros: Nice town and Nice People

    Cons: Pool Avalanche control. Very poor grooming for intermediate after any major snow fall

    Visited Fernie again, only to leave very frustrated once again. We arrived to snow falling however after a few centimeters fell, most of the hill was closed... Full review

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  • 5

    Fernie excels

    by Adrian Slade - 25th February 2009

    Pros: Good grooming in low snow conditions, not busy in week, excellent variety

    Cons: Not that many

    I have been going to Fernie for the past 7 years, and I must say it just gets better, snow conditions have not been great this year but not terrible. The sk... Full review

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