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Address: 742 Hwy 3, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
Phone Number: 250-423-6704
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Description: FWA offers daily cat ski trips, guided fly fishing, ice fishing and...
FWA offers daily cat ski trips, guided fly fishing, ice fishing and wildlife tours. Fernie, BC, Canada is world renown for it's fly fishing.Dry fly action for cut throat and bull trout is second to none. Access the back country by snowcat to enjoy a day of cat skiing or boarding. The terrain ranges from ridges,to spectacular gladed meadows. With an elevation at over 7,150 ft / 2170 meters, you are sure to get some of the best snow conditions available!
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Great People, Great Experience

I skied two days last week with FWA, and had a wonderful experience. This season has obviously left something to be desired in terms of snowfall, but that didn't diminish the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I skied two days last week with FWA, and had a wonderful experience. This season has obviously left something to be desired in terms of snowfall, but that didn't diminish the quality of our days. I was impressed, in particular, with the quality of the team. Every person I interacted with at FWA seemed genuinely dedicated to making sure I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The company canceled my day of cat skiing, due to poor weather conditions, which is fair enough - except that they refused a full refund and kept $100 per person! I had interpreted the non-refundable clauses stated at the time of booking ($100 at initial booking, and then full amount 14 days prior) was in the event that I wanted... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Nine runs with fresh powder on every run. The powder was up to 3 feet deep, and there was good food while riding back up in the snow cat. The guides were very experienced, made sure that all riders had a turn at the front of the group, and they were there to help when we got stuck in deep... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I are back from a 3 day ski trip in Fernie. We skied 2 days with FWA. First day was not perfect not by lack of work or service by the staff but by lack of fresh snow. Mother Nature cooperated and gave us heavenly conditions. The FWA team was as excited as we were and brought... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We pre-booked 2 seats for Cat skiing with FWA for 15 January 2013 paid deposit as requested and got confirmatiion we were good to go. We arrived in Fernie from the UK a few days before and had great time getting our SKI legs back in shape and enjoying all Fernie had to offer. This was a special trip to... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Our family had so much fun on the afternoon raft trip that we had to book again for the white water experience the next day! Great crew, excellent equipment, beautiful location through the canyons and over waterfalls. The cliff jumping was the icing on the cake. Highly recommend!

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kamloops
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

We booked 2 days cat skiing with FWA as a group of 4 in February 2013. We were happy to see that the Fernie area still received fresh snow each night, despite the poor snow conditions elsewhere close by in BC. Our guides and cat drivers were knowledgable and eager to get us to the best snow. They were able... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Absolutely loved my day cat skiing and the guides were knowledgable and helpful. There were no standards for the trips (i.e beginner or advanced) but the guides did their best to cater for everyone and were wonderful.

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Blairmore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

We surprised our kids with a day of cat skiing it was awesome. the guides are great the food was great and of course the skiing was awesome!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

The guides were really good, the cats were well set up and the skiing was great. The problem is that just down the road is Island Lake where the catskiing is supposed to be much better...but at a price. Quite a few of the runs were very tight trees but some were more open where you could really get a... More 

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