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Fernie Alpine Resort

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Address: 5339 Fernie Ski Hill Rd, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M6, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-423-4655
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Activities: Skiing
Description: Deep in the snow, high up on the Powder Highway, lies Fernie Alpine...
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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Fernie. Just the mention of the word gets me tingly! There are bigger resorts. There are certainly higher resorts. There are easier to get to resorts. So why? Hmmmm. Not sure I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Fernie. Just the mention of the word gets me tingly! There are bigger resorts. There are certainly higher resorts. There are easier to get to resorts. So why? Hmmmm. Not sure I can answer that. It's a skiers ski area with a historic mining town just along the road, which is as much a ski as mining town now. The... More 

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Snow Bound Canuck
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Depending on the time of year, and the year, this hill has some amazing snow to be had! I've been skiing here my whole life and still find new stashes on almost every visit. Lots of varied terrain to check out, and all the other services you'd expect (rentals, food, lessons, etc).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My 8 year old son and I went downhill mountain biking for the first time ever and had a blast, we rented bikes and equipment and took the lesson/guide at 10:30 so much fun I think we are hooked on this sport!

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Everybody gets this right. It is a must. But remember to get the $5 extra cost for the lift ticket and get the lunch at the top, the Lost Boys restaurant. We had the pulled chicken with chutney and it was great. Plus they have draft beer all the way up there. Chef came out on the deck and asked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It was our first experience in Fernie, but, man, what a hill! All sorts of runs from kids hill to the most insane double diamonds. And when you think you've seen enough it gives you even more and more challenges! Very good and friendly staff, some dudes with cool Aussie accent. Lots of people, but not too overcrowded. Some nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My boyfriend and I stopped at the Alpine Resort for a couple of nights and were very impressed. We tried the zip line and aerial park while we were there and had a great time! The staff were very professional, friendly and helpful! Thanks for the exciting experience guys and gals!

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Suffolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A great little traditional mining town full of character. Mostly local owned shops and plenty of choices to eat to suit all budgets. The ski hill is approx 5 miles away from the town. Fernie Alpine resort has lots of accommodation all very close to the ski hill where there is plenty of space to ski. Rarely lift queues and... More 

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Only hill I wake up at a ridiculous time and wake up stoked - this hill is never ending and simply amazing. Always powder to be found.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Skiing is one of those hit and miss things. You can get lucky.....or not. Fernie historically has a lot of snow each year and when we were there it didn't disappoint. Lots of terrain to explore and plenty for everyone. Love the open bowls and steeps but there are also lots of touring and carving runs.I had to laugh at... More 

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Moose Jaw
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We've been skiing Fernie for years. When it is good it is VERY good but when it is bad it is ugly. We were a family that got lucky on March 16 - an unbelievable amount of pure powder that lasted until the end of the week (almost). You couldn't ask for better conditions - cool ... 80+ cm. at... More 

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Address: 5339 Fernie Ski Hill Rd, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M6, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-423-4655
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Fernie

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