Fernie Resort Guide

The Fernie resort summary is: Fernie has 9 lifts within its 1013 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 730m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 113 trail at Fernie.


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Fernie Resort Guide

The Fernie resort summary is: Fernie has 9 lifts within its 1013 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 730m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 113 trail at Fernie.

Vertical:

Top: 1925m
Arrow
730m
Bot: 1195m

Best for:

Advanced level skier
Intermediates/
Advanced

Trails:

113
30%
40%
30%

Hectares of Ski:

1013
Snowmaking:1%

Fernie Lifts:

  • drag lift icon3
  • ski lift icon6
  • cablecar icon
Total lifts = 9
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Photo credit: Carl

Visiting Fernie

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Fernie.

  • Season opens
    9 Dec 2021
  • Season closes
    18 Apr 2022
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    9 | 4
  • Nearest Airport
    Calgary/Cranbrook
  • Nearest Train Station
    Whitefish
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone
    +1/250/4234655

Fernie Features

The terrain at Fernie includes::

  • Halfpipes
    0
  • Terrain Parks
    1
  • X-Country
    15.0 km
  • Ski Hire

What's it like at Fernie resort?

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.


Explore Fernie Location Map

Interactive Fernie trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.

Fernie Live Weather

ResortSnow DepthTemp. (°C)Wind (km/h)Weather
Top Lift: 
2
10
part cloud
Middle Lift: 
2
5
part cloud
Bottom Lift: 
4
5
part cloud

When's the snowiest month to visit Fernie?

FebruaryAverage: 5.2 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Fernie is week 1 of February. There are typically 5.2 snowy days during this week with 20cm of snowfall. Check out the Fernie Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Fernie

Overall: 3.7 Based on 41 votes and 57 reviews

  • Snowsure 4.0
  • Variety of pistes 4.5
  • Off-piste 4.2
  • Scenery 4.5
  • Apres-Ski 3.8
  • Vote

john from Canada writes:

Overall, Fernie is a good mountain that gets dumped with snow sometimes. Rarely ever happens. I went 5 times last year and had really crappy days. Would often rain, the lifts were slow and would often stop for long periods of time. Don't waste your time at Fernie.

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