Fernie Alpine Resort, Fernie

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Carve up the slopes at Fernie Alpine Resort, a ski resort known for having some of the best powder in the Rockies and a vast selection of runs and ski facilities. Located on the Lizard Range, the resort receives annual snowfall of 11 m (37 feet) per season, which attracts skiers from all over the globe. The resort features 10 lifts serving 142 named runs, five alpine bowls, and tree skiing with a vertical drop of 1,082 m (3,550 ft). Generally you won't have to worry about crowds on the slopes, as the resort retains the reputation of being somewhat undiscovered. A variety of accommodation is offered such as five-star mountain chalets or private condominiums with sunset views over mountain peaks. To visit Fernie Alpine Resort and other attractions in Fernie, use our Fernie road trip planning tool .
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  • My family skis here once a season. So much terrain for all levels and it is really beautiful on a sunny day. I enjoy the x-country trails as well. If you are a skier/boarder then this is one of the be...  more »
  • This resort has something for everyone. Lower runs great for novice skiers. Upper runs for intermediates. Bowls, trees and chutes for those looking for more of a challenge. Frequent snowfalls. Lots of...  more »
  • Have been to Fernie Alpine Resort several times and just love it! It is so scenic and beautiful and there such a great variety of terrain for every level. However I would highly recommend reviewing th...  more »
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  • I've been hit & miss at Fernie to be honest but when it hits (which is last 2 times) oh, boy! So I deduct 2 points for the misses but add one back for the great vibe the place and the town has. The new Polar Peak chair has added a lot too. Gotten familiar with the sidecountry stuff and that only made it better.
  • Snow was great. Weather outstanding. The staff are so friendly and helpful. Love the little town of Fernie. Best sports stores. Edge of the world. See Lars. Skibase. See George who really knows how to size and recommend the best gear for you. Have fun come to Fernie.
  • Great mountain when it has snow. Lots of variety for intermediate / expert level. Love the two bars for food. 4 stars because there always seems to be a bowl closed no matter what time of the year I come.
  • Spectacular skiing and snowboarding! One of the best resorts that I've been to. The powder and variety of runs is tough to beat. Super nice staff make the experience even better.
  • The ski hill is not the best in my opinion. Trails are very badly marked. If you are a very good skier or snowboarder who likes extreme skiing or snowboarding you probably will love it but for me most of trails are no good. I like Lake Louise way better.

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