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Fernie Alpine Resort

Fernie Alpine Resort’s planned winter season is Dec 2, 2023 to April 14, 2024.


  • Serious powderhounds eagerly make the trek to this resort for not only snow but enjoying the biggest vertical in the Canadian Rockies. Up to 11 metres (37 feet) of snow blankets the resort each year, ranking it the amongst the snowiest ski and snowboard destinations in Canada.
  •  Polar Peak has always symbolized awe-inspiring heights, towering 7,000 ft above sea level with a hair-raising vertical descent of 3,550 feet. A permanent snowcat is perched at the Peak, ready to pounce into action at the first sight of fresh powder. There are 6 triple black diamonds and 16 double black diamonds. This is not for the faint-hearted.  READ MORE
  • New Grooming Cat – Adding to Fernie’s grooming fleet are Prinoth’s newest machines which are designed to meet the European ‘Stage V’ emission standards.
Lift Ticket rates
are online HERE

Ski Shop, restaurants, bars, lounge, rental & repair shop, ski & snowboard school, holiday sleigh rides, snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, winter fat biking, general store, shuttle between downtown and resort

Fernie Adaptive Snowsports:
A not for profit society which allows individuals of all abilities the opportunity to enjoy snow sports at the resort. Volunteer instructors and services provide opportunities for individuals with disabilities to develop independence, confidence and fitness through participation in outdoor activities.

15% Novice
35% Intermediate
30% Advanced
20% Expert
1,082 m / 3,550 ft – Vertical
2,500+acres skiable area
Up to 11 m / 35 ft annual snowfal
142 Runs

12 km (7.5 mi) groomed trails adjacent to the resort

On-mountain and in town accommodation

To complement the over 2,500 acres, an amazing 1,065 m (3,550 ft) of vertical and five bowls filled with amazing skiing and riding fun, Fernie has all kinds of activities for all ages including both virtual and in-person events & holiday activities!  With constant dedication to the mountain conditions and 29 feet of annual snowfall pounding down on the mountain, Fernie Alpine Resort is a magical and awe-inspiring mountain to explore.

Set up your skiing & riding – join in on a Winter Sports Program. Fernie Alpine Resort’s team of fun ski & snowboard professionals will guide you to your best mountain resort experience ever. There are a variety of programs to choose from to suit every level and style of skier or rider – beginner packages that include tickets, rentals & lessons, group lessons, family lessons and specialty camps.

Enjoy dining at the on-mountain restaurants – dinner at the beautiful Cirque Restaurant (located at Lizard Creek Lodge), lunch at the mountain-top Lost Boys Cafe (located at the top of the Timber Chair) and apres at the famous Griz Bar.

Outstanding, value priced Ski & Stay Packages are available. Choose from a variety of accommodations including ski-in ski-out downtown / condo, bed & breakfast or private home rentals.

Contact Information

5339 Fernie Ski Hill Road


V0B 1M6



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