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Ski Experience - Fernie Alpine Resort

The British Columbian Rockies offer some of the deepest snow and greatest slopes in all of North America. The Fernie Alpine resort is smack in the middle of the Rockies and gets a whopping 29 feet of blissful powder each year.

Ski Levels

Fernie is regularly listed among the top 10 resorts in North America and with its wide variety of trails, 102 in total, as well as snowshoeing, dogsledding, cross-country skiing and snowboarding, not to mention all of the activities especially for kids, a ski experience at Fernie will be like none other. The resort offers five bowls, more than any other resort in the Rockies, excellent tree and glade skiing, and an impressive number of trails ranging from first-timer runs to electrifying steeps and chutes. Its recent improvements to the terrain park make it a big draw for freestyle skiers. Plus, the bountiful après ski activities just for kids and families make it an ideal family vacation destination. There is an impressive and renowned ski school at Fernie that offers a wide array of ski lessons all taught by highly trained professionals.

Après Ski

Dining and shopping is also plentiful at Fernie Alpine Resort. There are nearly ten mountain restaurants located slope side or guests can venture to the nearby town of Fernie. The resort mountain towers over the quaint mountain town and visitors can clearly see the bowls from Main Street. Some of the fun attractions in the area are sleigh rides combined with a cowboy-style dinner, ice fishing, hiking, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and dogsledding. The Adventure Center at Fernie offers many things for kids and families to do like geo-caching scavenger hunts and more. The huge natural snowfalls and stunningly dramatic scenery help make this area a winter lover’s dream come true.

Après ski and nightlife at Fernie Alpine ski resort is typically child and family friendly and features many activities designed to keep its guests busy. There are several lounges and bars which oftentimes feature live entertainment and great atmosphere. There is night skiing available for insatiable skiers. Moonlight snowmobile tours are also available and a wonderfully romantic way to spend the evening.