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Fernie Alpine Resort

5339 Fernie Ski Hill Rd, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M6, Canada
+1 250-423-4655
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Ranked #1 of 19 Attractions in Fernie
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Sports
Activities: Skiing
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Owner description: Deep in the snow, high up on the Powder Highway, lies Fernie Alpine Resort. With 37 feet of perfect powder, stunning scenery, 5 huge alpine bowls and endless downhill thigh burning runs. Don't miss an opportunity to fall in love with Fernie, start in the large Learning Area at the base of the mountain serviced by its own t-bar lift, once comfortable you have a huge resort full of secret powder pockets and hidden mountain spots to keep you occupied throughout your skiing/riding career! Find out why Fernie has been named as a Top 25 Ski Town in the World, Best Winter Trip and Coolest Town in North America in recent years.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The best fun I have ever had. Literally. I spent every day here for a full season and I still never managed to explore all of the nooks and crannies of this huge resort. The snows perfect. The people are great. It gets more stunning the higher you go. Go.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Had a great time in this resort , deep powder everyday , fresh snow daily and challenging enough runs to keep me going for the 2weeks . Took the day trip to Kimberly and found it good fun. The hotels and restaurants on the mountain have good choice of food and are reasonably priced .

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

My Second ski trip to Fernie, and experienced consistent excellent. Were fortunate to experience a dump of fresh powder overnight that really sweetened the skiing experience. The lifts are fast and organized, the tea shop on the hill is a great place to grab a hot beverage or a cold one. Make sure you understand the map before hitting the... More

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Fernie, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

As a Birthday present i got to do the aerial park at Fernie Alpine Resort this summer. The guide was extremely helpful and patient with the younger elements in the group. The park caters from 7 years and upwards and can be as challenging as you want it with a number of options depending on your fear factor. ! there... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I have gone back to this resort many times since my first visit in 1995. Endless days of skiing black and double black runs, tree chutes, open meadows and secret powder stashes that only the locals know about. Fernie does not disappoint. Some of the best powder skiing I have ever had in my 40+ years of skiing. The locals... More

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Legendarypowder, Public Relations Manager at Fernie Alpine Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Powder Lover! Look forward to skiing some trees with you this winter! As a side note Mother Nature shared a major September snowstorm with us to get us stoked for winter 14/15 thanks again for skiing with us! More

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Spent the August long weekend in summer. There was absolutely no trace of snow anywhere. It was tough to believe that people were skiing only two months back there.! The staff was friendly and were trying to accommodate our requests to the best of their abilities. We stayed at cornerstone lodge and the place was decent. The lifts to the... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The staff at the resort was very friendly and helpful everywhere we went! We caught the ski lift up for a beautiful view on a nice summer day, and were able to enjoy some drinks and the Lost Boys cafe before our hike. Great scenery everywhere!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Getting to the mountain was a piece of cake. It had been snowing through the day and through the week, but the road up to the resort was clear and safe to drive on. All the staff was friendly and knowledgeable. The rental shop was quick with a great selection. Great number of high speed lifts and the lines moved... More

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Moncton, Canada
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136 reviews 136 reviews
16 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Multiple ski lifts and lots of different skill level skiing - summer limited to hiking and Mountain biking. Staff is friendly, place is clean and well maintained.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Just came back from Mountain Biking at Fernie. Besides the rain, a great resort to ride. The staff is friendly and they opened up a couple new trails this year. My only wish is that they had more varied terrain off the Timber Chair. My buddy is fairly new and being able to use the high speed quad would've been... More

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