British Columbia

Fernie Alpine Ski Resort

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Overview

Fernie Alpine Resort is located three miles from the town of Fernie, about 40 miles from Alberta, in the southeastern British Columbia Canadian Rockies. Fernie averages up to 37 feet of snowfall a year and features a 3,550ft vertical rise and over 2,500 skier and rider accessible acres.  Ten lifts service 142 named runs plus five alpine bowls and tree skiing in countless glades and chutes. Nordic skiing on 14kms of groomed and track set trails complements alpine skiing as Fernie is a resort known for having varied terrain to appeal to all levels.

 

Condominium hotel with 220 beds on mountain with dining room and lounge, sauna, jacuzzi, pool, and hot tubs. Forty-two unit lodge and one- and two-bedroom timberline condominiums also available. Hostels to houses and everything in between is available either on-mountain with ski to your door access or 5 km from the resort in the city of Fernie.

Inside Scoop

Ten on-mountain dining options, ski bar at the base, rentals, ski school, grocery store and liquor outlet, and childcare for newborns to six years old. Additional shopping is available in nearby Fernie.

Plan Your Trip

Fernie Alpine Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

86"
54"
36"
18"
0"
4"
Nov
72"
Dec
67"
Jan
55"
Feb
61"
Mar
16"
Apr
0"
May

Terrain Overview

142
Runs in Total
3.1 mi
Longest Run
2504 ac
Skiable Terrain
125 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 10

2
High Speed Quads
2
Quad Chairs
3
Triple Chairs
3
Surface Lifts

Elevation

7001'
Summit
3550'
Vertical Drop
3451'
Base

Important Dates

December 11, 20212021/12/11
Projected Opening
April 10, 20222022/04/10
Projected Closing
135
Projected Days Open
130
Days Open Last Year
60
Years Open
444"
Average Snowfall
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