Fernie Alpine Resort Mountain Facts
Fernie Alpine Resort features snow, snow and more snow! Fernie’s abundance of snow and ideal terrain is the perfect place to take full advantage of every fabulous flake.
Fernie has it all – bowls, glades, cliffs, chutes; all kinds of adventure for any ability level. Fernie attracts skiers, riders and outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world, and has quickly escalated into one of the most popular mountain destinations in North America.
Fernie is an authentic, history-rich Canadian mountain town, continually voted the best little town in British Columbia. It’s a “real” town, with an ambience that can’t be duplicated.
Directions: Highway #3 60km (40miles) from Alberta/US border and 5km (3miles) from Fernie
Average Snowfall: 8.75 m/29 ft
Average Winter Temp: -5
Length of Season: Early December to mid-April
Vertical Rise: 857m/2816 ft
Base Elevation: 1068m/3500 ft
Summit Elevation: 1925m/6316 ft
Skiable Acres: 2404 acres
Total Trails: 107 trails, 5 bowls and tree skiing
Longest Run: 5 km/ 3 miles - falling star
Terrain Type: 3 0% novice/40%int/30%adv, More expert terrain than the size of most ski areas
Number of Lifts: 10
Types of Lifts: 4 quads, 2 triples, 1 T bar, 1 Tow, 1 platter
Terrain Parks: 1, halfpipe - Yes
Uphill Capacity: 13,716 skiers per hour
Hours of Operation: 9am - 4pm
Cross Country: 14 kms of groomed and track-set trails in area
Amenities: 9 on-hill restaurants to choose from - full services
Retail: 1 shop