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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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Great skiing and stunning views.

Although this is a fairly small mountain, its ample for all levels of skiers. I came late in a season and had the pitfalls of ice and rock that come with that condition but could... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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81 reviews 81 reviews
22 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Although this is a fairly small mountain, its ample for all levels of skiers. I came late in a season and had the pitfalls of ice and rock that come with that condition but could see the magic that this place would offer in high season. Since the runs start above the treeline the trees are scattered and fun to... More 

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Camberley Surrey
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

What a great ski experience. Great range of slopes, great resort hosts, excellent ski schools and good options for lunch and post skiing refreshment!

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Saskatoon, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I have been to fernie for 3 years now and this has been the worst year by far thier is no snow like when I say no snow I mean it the hill is all ice and slush. If they didn't make snow you would not be able to get on the hill Do not go this year find some... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

So much varied and beautiful alpine (5 bowls to choose from). It was heart breaking to see so many great ski/board drop ins, chutes, terrain but not having the conditions. Mother nature and this year's " Pineapple Express" hurt Fernie badly. We will be back for sure as Fernie is usually blessed with tons of snow.

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

great hills, all staff were friendly and helpful, good eating places and lots of staff to help you. Snow was icy most of the day so the skiing was awful.

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Fernie, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Stormy days the ski hill doesn't have many runs open due to slow avalanche control. Otherwise this is an awesome mountain for intermediate and experienced skiers. Lots of terrain and great atmosphere with spectacular views!

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Broadbeach, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The hills are steep but we'll set up for all levels of skiing. The views are great as you go further up the mountain. We were blessed with a couple of good falls of snow so had some tremendous skiing. The grooming leaves a bit to be desired though but fine. Enjoyed the weeks skiing and nearly every bar and... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

There were variable snow conditions but we still made the most of our time skiing, the facilities on the hill were good especially the live band at The Griz for some well deserved kokanne on a Saturday afternoon / evening.

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Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I tried mountain biking for the first time in September 2014 at Fernie. It was great and we had a lot of fun. There are a lot of trail from green to black. Waiting time at the chair lift is really short. I wish I will be able to return there.

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Calgary, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

Over the past month, I've skied 7 days at Fernie. This winter, the snow has been scant over all this area so the champagne powder was absent. However, Fernie has an amazing variety of terrain with lots of green, blue and black runs. When we were there, the snow was packed and groomed in the lower runs with some fresh... More 

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