Located in the southeast corner of the British Columbia border, Fernie is a ski resort where legendary skiing and snowboarding fuses with one of the most classic Rocky Mountain ski towns in North America. Fernie is a true winter playground for skiers and riders of all levels. Featuring the most snow, most ski runs, and the biggest vertical in the Rockies.


Epic snow, vast mountains and a historic town that comes complete with legends, interesting characters and passionate people.

Fernie Alpine Resort is perfect for powder hounds, groups of friends and families. Delivering over 2,500 acres of skiable terrain, up to 9 metres of snow in a season, 142 named runs, 5 alpine bowls, state of the art snow-making and grooming equipment, and an exceptional beginner’s area, Fernie is a true winter playground for skiers and riders of all levels. Fact: Fernie has the largest alpine bowl skiing in the Canadian Rockies. It caters to all with a village nightlife, snow school, spa and shopping plus offers ski-in, ski-out accommodation and après activities, with 7 on-hill restaurants.

  • Heaps of snow, over 9m some seasons!
  • Endless adventures
  • Named Best Ski Resort in North America by the World Snow Awards, 2012
  • Incredible views
  • Variety of terrain
  • Laidback village
  • 5 alpine bowls
  • Family-friendly
  • 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.

Snowshoe and Dine

A great way to explore the trails in Fernie. A two hour guided tour with an enjoyable dinner to end the experience.

Sleigh Rides

Experience the magic of horse drawn sleigh rides over the Christmas season.

More Activities

  • Fat Biking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Backcountry skiing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Cat Skiing
  • Ice Fishing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Ice Hockey Game
  • Yoga

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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