Mountains of snow means mountains of adventure, perfect for your next ski holiday! With Fernie Alpine Resort receiving an amazing 9 metres of natural snow, it  blankets the ski area’s impressive five alpine bowls that are nestled in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia.  With a whole lot of powder and the biggest vertical in the Rockies, Fernie is a true winter playground.


Fernie Alpine Resort is the ultimate place for a legendary ski holiday, where you can meet some legends, and carve some legendary turns of your own. Fernie is the fastest growing resort in Canada: “Top Ten in North America’, ‘Most Improved’ and ‘Best New Lifts’ are just a few of the notable awards this resort has earned. Whether you prefer steep and deep or smooth and gentle there is a level of adventure at Fernie for everyone: you will love the incredible 2500 acres of terrain.

  • Heaps of snow, over 9m some seasons!
  • Endless adventures
  • Named Best Ski Resort in North America by the World Snow Awards, 2012
  • Incredible views
  • Polar Peak Chair opens the most vertical in the Rockies!

Mountain Statistics


Top Elevation 2,134 Metres
Base Elevation 1,052 Metres
Vertical Drop 1,082 Metres
Skiable Terrain 2,500 Acres
Lifts 10 lifts
Runs 142
Avg. Annual Snowfall 9 Metres
Terrain Beginner 30%
Terrain Intermediate 40%
Terrain Advanced 30%
Ski in / Ski out Yes

Trail Map

Other Activities

At Fernie there is more on offer than just world-class skiing and snowboarding with amazing adventures adding to your ski/board winter experience.

  • Fat Biking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ice Fishing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Ice Hockey Game

Getting There

Getting to Fernie

Fernie is located in the southeast corner of British Columbia, Canada.

Fly into the Canadian Rockies International Airport located only 115 km (approx 70 minutes drive) from Fernie.


Fernie has a variety of accommodation options to choose from.

Contact our Active Travel Experts for insider tips on where to stay and tailor-made ski/board experiences.

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