Fernie, BC – First turns! First chair! Fernie Alpine Resort’s opening day is here! This Saturday, December 1st, Fernie Alpine Resort starts the lifts for the 2018.2019 season. Fernie is known far and wide as one of the best places for snow in Canada, an exceptional variety of terrain with 5 Alpine Bowls offering the most Bowl skiing in the Canadian Rockies. For information on lifts/runs, service open and hours visit our Snow Report page.
Winter doesn’t have to be all skiing & snowboarding! During your visit to Fernie Alpine Resort this season, try out some of these other winter activities* right at the resort;
Snowshoe & Dining or Fat Biking & Dining
Join in on a Snowshoe tour followed by pasta & wine at Cirque Restaurant – tours run each Tuesday night at 5pm. Build up even more of an appetite by participating in our Fat Biking Ride & Dine, a 1.5 hour guided ride followed by a burger and beer at Legends Mountain Eatery – each Thursday night during the season! Snowshoeing & Fat Biking are also available anytime throughout the season through guided tours or by renting equipment from our rental shop and venturing out on your own.
Saturday Nights Uptracking Tour
Try the latest craze in skiing – uptracking. With our guided tour you’ll skin up through a beutiful forested area to the Bear’s Den, after warming up with a hot beverage, ski back down to Cirque Restaurant for a well deserved cocktail. Tour runs every Saturday at 5pm.
Kids Pool Party
Who doesn’t love a good pool party? Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean we can’t have one! Each Saturday night, Lizard Creek Lodge hosts a pool party and movie night for the kids, BBQ dinner is included! Kids love our outdoor heated pool, all is supervised by our professional resort staff.
Other activities and programs offered include Nordic Sundays and Cross Country Skiing Trails, First Tracks experience, Guided Mountain Tours, Backcountry Basics course and much more! Get more information on all from our website.
*Winter Activities start for the season on December 4th.
‘Many know The Powder Highway is one of the top ski destinations in the world for snow and variety of terrain’, says Matt Mosteller, Senior VP of Marketing & Resort Experience. ‘Fernie Alpine Resort, which gets the most snow in the Canadian Rockies kicks this ski season this weekend, and with a Farmers Almanac forecast of another snowy winter, skiers and riders are ready for winter,’ he concluded.
Don’t just visit – make Fernie Alpine Resort, your new home away from home at the new Timber Landing Development
Our exciting Timber Landing Development has broken ground! With construction starting over the summer for new lots. Get more information on our website.