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Fernie Ski Resort Guide

  • Weather Forecast for Fernie at  m altitude issued: 5 pm06 Oct 2015 (local time)  
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Fernie Ski Resort Guide


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Fernie Ski Resort Guide

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Fernie at New Year 2005 photo


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Barb Watts, Fernie photo


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Fernie April 3, 2011 photo


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Slope Stats

  • 1925m

  • 730m

  • 1195m

  • Acres of ski:2504
  • Pistes:113
  • Snowmaking:1%
  • Halfpipes:0
  • Terrain Parks:1
  • X-Country:15 km
  • beginner30%
  • intermediate40%
  • advanced30%

Fernie Alpine Resort is located 3 miles/5 km from the city of Fernie, in
southeastern British Columbia, on the west side of the Canadian Rockies.
Known for its inbound steeps, Fernie has been compared to Red Mountain,
Alta, Snowbird, Crested Butte, and Jay Peak. It has five alpine bowls, along
with a wide variety of groomed runs. For starters, take a complimentary tour
to learn your way around this complex mountain. Off the piste, there are a
variety of on-mountain lodging properties ranging from hotels, condominiums
to private homes. A regular scheduled shuttle bus operates between the town
and the resort on a daily and evening basis during the winter season.


  • Nearest Airport:Calgary/Cranbrook
  • Nearest Train Station:Whitefish
  • Tourist Office Phone:+1/250/4234655
  • Tourist Office
  • Slopeside accommodation:yes
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  •   4


  • Season opens:
  • Season closes:12 Apr 2015
  • Lifts:9 (6 chair lifts, 3 surface lifts)
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  •   6
  •   3

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Information supplied 9 Jan 2015

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  • Issued:7 Oct
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Today’s Weather (1560 m)view full snow forecast

partially cloudy
10 SW10
13 °CF-Level
partially cloudy
10 SW10
10 °CF-Level
partially cloudy
5 SSE5
9 °CF-Level

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    Visitor Reviews of Fernie

    wes from Spain writes:

    Went to Fernie several years ago for its mythical powder for 2 weeks and didn't see the sun once. Gave up after 5 days not being able to ski and hired a pick up truck and explored the hot springs instead. I have since had some of the best powder skiing here in Spain of all places. Will not be going back to Fernie.

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