If you pine for powder then make tracks for Fernie, renowned for its natural snow conditions with the average annual snowfall being 11 metres.  The terrain includes trails, bowls and acres and acres of tree skiing and riding.  Experts can disappear into extensive glades, drop big ridges, bomb chutes and cut fresh turns into powder; intermediates can get a feel for off piste and gladed terrain.  The Deer and Elk Chairs access wide open groomed rolling slopes perfect for all beginners and intermediates.  You can stay on mountain in lodges and condominiums or in the township of Fernie 5km away.  It is not a glitzy resort nor does it have a big nightlife but there are a good variety of restaurants and bars to keep you entertained.

Gateway City              Cranbrook 100km / Calgary 310km

Why Fernie

  • Fernie offers a renowned snow record, quiet slopes, good intermediate and advanced skiing and some incredible powder bowls
  • The legendary Griz, Sasquatch, and Ghostrider are all believed to live here so keep your eyes peeled!
  • Fernie is authentic, unpretentious and great value for money with quaint shops, unique places to dine and a classic ski-town night life atmosphere

Fernie Mountain Statistics

Summit 2149m
Base 1068m
Vertical 1082m
Acres 2504
Lifts 10
Runs 142
Average Snowfall 1100cm
Beginner 30%
Intermediate 40%
Advanced 30%

Additional Accommodation

Thunder Ridge Chalets, Cedar Ridge Estates, Bear Paw Lodges, Pinnacle Ridge Chalets, Ridgemont Apartments, Private Vacation Homes, Fernie Slopeside Lodge