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Fernie Alpine Skiing

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Open
Season Start/End: 12/02/2017 - 04/08/2018
Elevation
:
3451ft - 7001ft
Trails
:
30%|40%| 25%| 5%
Lifts
:
10
Lift Tickets
:
from CAD$31.95 to CAD$104.95
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Fernie powder (RobinSiggers)
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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.

 

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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.

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Elevation

  • 7001ft
    Summit
  • 3550ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 3451ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 2
  • 3
  • 0
  • 3
  • 10
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    30%

  • Intermediate Runs

    40%

  • Advanced Runs

    25%

  • Expert Runs

    5%

  • Runs

    142

  • Terrain Parks

    1

  • Longest Run

    3.1 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    2504 ac


  • Snow Making

    125 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 12/02/2017
  • Days Open Last Year: 130
  • Projected Closing: 04/08/2018
  • Projected Days Open: 136
  • Years Open: 56
  • Average Snowfall: 444"

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Infographic: Deepest Spring Snowpacks ©Mitch Winton / Coast Mountain Photography

Infographic: Deepest Spring Snowpacks

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Fernie Alpine - Deep powder on bowls. A moose chillin under a tree  - © @skicalgary
Fernie Alpine - Opening day line on deer chair. 
Snow conditions where great up top
Off to a good start of the new season  - © Gary’s iPhone
Fernie Alpine - Opening day line on deer chair. 
Snow conditions where great up top
Off to a good start of the new season  - © Gary’s iPhone
Fernie Alpine - After 100 days and 1.5 million vertical ft.Its time to leave paradise and back to work
See you next year. G&T  - © Gary’s iPhone

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Fernie Alpine Reviews

  • anonymous

    • 5
    28th January 2018

    Full review

      great day for boarding!! tons of fresh snow and powder everywhere!
     
  • anonymous

    • 5
    12th January 2018

    Full review

      my favorite hill, tho no frills
     
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