Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Fernie Alpine

Planning a ski trip to Fernie Alpine? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Fernie Alpine stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Fernie Alpine review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

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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  • 2

    Limited Skiing If More Than 5cm Fall

    by peterbr52 - 25th February 2009

    Pros: Great Town and Friendly People

    Cons: Limited Skiing When Snow Reaches 5cm; Ropes Everywhere Making Skiing Dangerous

    Fernie used to be known for its powder skiing. Unfortunately if the resort receives more then 5cm the Bowls begin to close and therefore not only does it li... Full review

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  • 5

    Fernie is Powderful!

    by Skiyalater - 12th February 2009

    Pros: Diverse terrain, huge bowls, glades

    Cons: too much fun in Griz Bar

    We visited Fernie recently and had an epic adventure! Snow overnight and sunny days. We checked out the new glades in Currie Bowl and it is amazing- long fa... Full review

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  • 4

    Stop on the way.

    by YaMarVa - 22nd December 2008

    Pros: In bounds has a backcountry feel.

    Cons: Aspen prices without the Aspen crowds.

    Skiied Fernie on the way home from Calgary. It was my first time there and we arrived to a fresh 10" of snow. Skiing in late feb. with 10 new inches is alwa... Full review

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  • 5

    Best trip of my life

    by czar from afar - 24th November 2008

    Pros: Some days, fresh tracks every run of the day. Really.

    Cons: The tickets are a liitle pricy, but accomodations are still reasonable

    Last season in Fernie was the best ski experience of my life. We were there for an extended holiday and, of the 43 days, 27 had new snow, and 8 of them... Full review

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  • 5

    Spring Skiing rocks in Fernie

    by Skiyalater - 2nd October 2008

    Pros: spring corn, sunshine, terrain, vertical, fall line

    Cons: no lift lines...

    Since we had such a great mid winter vacation to Fernie, we decided to return for Spring and we were not disapointed.....the corn snow was epic! When you go... Full review

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  • 5

    Fernie is the place to ski this winter

    by Skiyalater - 2nd October 2008

    Pros: snow, terrain, vertical, ambience

    Cons: snow too deep

    We have been searching far and wide to find that special place to ski for our family. We have one kid who likes deep pow and one who likes groomers. I like ... Full review

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