If one word can capture the magic that is Fernie, that word is SNOW! Located in the British Columbia Rockies, Fernie Alpine Resort is the ski destination that powder-lovers dream of. Not only does Fernie receive up to 37 feet of natural snowfall per season, it's also got over 2,500 acres of terrain spread over 5 spectacular bowls, ridges, and glades.
Congratulations on selecting Fernie as your Skican vacation destination! Although Fernie is best known for its terrific skiing/riding, the area offers plenty of additional activities for you to enjoy during your stay.
The Cross Country Ski trail system at Fernie Alpine Resort has great terrain, with hilly and forested trails offering a fantastic workout and excellent wilderness adventure. It's groomed twice a week and generally has excellent skiing for both skaters and classical cross-country.
The extensive network of mountain biking trails, which can be found throughout Fernie, make for exceptional snowshoeing in the winter months. Trail maps are available at most local retailers.
Wind down from an epic ski day and soar to new heights on the winter zip line! Conveniently located near the base area on the Mighty Moose slope, the winter zip line will be open on Saturdays, Sundays, and during holidays.
One of the most quintessential Canadian winter activities is popular all winter long in Fernie. Let guides prepare a site for you and just sit back and enjoy the seclusion of the area. Many tour companies will use snowmobiles or snowcats to access hidden lakes and pre-chopped holes.
Snowmobiling in the Canadian Rockies is the wilderness experience of a lifetime. Encounter big mountain terrain, unlike anything you have ever seen, and experience the excitement of riding deep in powder. Snowmobiling in Fernie will take you to some of the most breathtaking scenery in the Rocky Mountains.
*Skican does not endorse these activities and you undertake them at your own risk.