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TELUS
WINTER SPORTS SCHOOL

Adult Ski Lessons & Programs

Multi-Week Ski Programs

EARLY BIRD SALE on now until July 4th!
Book online, at 250-423-2406 or [email protected]

Breakfast
Club

CO-ED
Ability Level: 5 - 6

  • Ready to have the best start to your Saturday? Head up the mountain with Shawn, Kathy and Scott (the main coaches of this program) for 3 hours of skiing with the gang and experience the very best parts of Fernie Alpine Resort. Go hard or cruise, your choice on any day! It’s about great people and great skiing. Enjoy the serenity of the mountain in the early hours, no crowds for the first hour as you get lift access one hour ahead of the public. Program runs on Saturdays from 7:45–11:00am.
  • 10 Weeks

    CA$535

Adult
Freeski Club

CO-ED
Ability Level: 3 - 6

  • This program is perfect for those looking to develop both their on and off piste skiing skills and tactics. In this multi-week program you will experience all the mountain has to offer, while receiving great instruction from our best Adult coaches. Coaches will focus on each skier’s individual goals, within the overall group experience. Program runs Thursdays from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
  • 8 Weeks

    CA$485

Early
Girls

Ladies
Ability Levels: 5 - 6

  • For those keen ladies who want to start their day the right way! Enjoy the serenity of the mountain in the early hours, no crowds for the first hour as you get lift access one hour ahead of the public. This program is for experienced skiers looking to explore and enjoy the less skied parts of the mountain. Our professional female coaches, Bridget and Kathy, will take you to secret stashes around the mountain, provide tactics, strategies and skill focus to ensure each morning is an experience you will never forget. Program runs on Sundays from 7:45–11:00am.
  • 8 Weeks

    CA$525

Ladies
All Mountain

Ladies
Ability Levels: 2 - 6

  • Ladies, whether you are a novice or expert skier, there is a place for you in our All Mountain Program, taught by women for women. This program targets confidence and skill-building in our female skiers and explores tactics required to enjoy the vast mix of terrain and conditions that Fernie has to offer. This is a very friendly program and a perfect way to enjoy the sport you love. Offered Saturdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays. 9:30 am – 12:30pm on snow session. For those ladies who are new to the sport, please call us to discuss your options to get you started.
  • 8 Weeks

    CA$499

Taking it to
the Next Level

Men
Ability Level: 3 - 4

  • Are you skiing intermediate blue terrain and would like to improve your skiing and improve your confidence on a variety of terrain and snow conditions? The focus of this 8-week program will be on fun and adventure while working on ski improvement on blue and black runs. Video analysis and individual feedback while be key components over the lessons. This program is ideal for strong male level 3 and level 4 adult skiers who are looking to take their skiing to the next level. Offered Saturdays 9:30am - 12:30pm.
  • 8 Weeks

    CA$499

Telus Learn to Ski Programs

Programs are for Never Ever, Novice & Comfortable Novice Riders only.

Package includes: a beginner lower mountain lift pass and basic equipment rental for use in your bubble group lesson.

Learn to Ski One on One

Ages: 13+
Ability Level: Never Ever

  • Full Day

    CA$339
  • ½ Day - AM

    CA$235

Learn to Ski One on One

Ages: 13+
Ability Level: Novice

  • Full Day

    CA$499
  • ½ Day - AM

    CA$329

Learn to Ski One on One

Ages: 13+
Ability Level: Comfortable Novice

  • Full Day

    CA$499
  • ½ Day - AM

    CA$329

Learn to Ski Group Lessons

Ages: 13+
Ability Level: Never Ever

  • Full Day - 3 Day Package

    CA$299
  • Full Day

    CA$169
  • ½ Day - AM

    CA$149
  • ½ Day - PM

    CA$119
  • 3 ½ Days

    CA$219

Learn to Ski Group Lessons

Ages: 13+
Ability Level: Novice

  • Full Day - 3 Day Package

    CA$319
  • Full Day

    CA$179
  • ½ Day - AM

    CA$159
  • ½ Day - PM

    CA$159
  • 3 ½ Days

    CA$229

Learn to Ski Group Lessons

Ages: 13+
Ability Level: Comfortable Novice

  • Full Day - 3 Day Package

    CA$319
  • Full Day

    CA$179
  • ½ Day - AM

    CA$159
  • ½ Day - PM

    CA$159
  • 3 ½ Days

    CA$229

Single Day Lessons

Bubble Group Lessons

  • Improve your skiing or snowboarding skills at any ability level in your bubble group environment. We recommend booking your lessons at least 48 hours in advance to guarantee availability.
  • Bubble groups will consist of a minimum of 2 participants in the same family/friend bubble group and up to a maximum of 6.
  • Small (2 guests) 2 Hr AM

    CA$199
  • Small (2 guests) 2 Hr PM

    CA$169
  • Medium (3-4 guests) 2 Hr AM

    CA$379
  • Medium (3-4 guests) 2 Hr PM

    CA$349
  • Large (5-6 guests) 2 Hr AM

    CA$479
  • Large (5-6 guests) 2 Hr PM

    CA$449

Group
Lessons

  • Improve your skiing skills at any ability level in a fun and supportive group environment. We recommend booking your lessons at least 48 hours in advance to guarantee availability.
  • Days taught: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holiday periods.
  • Duration:
    Half Day (AM) 11am - 1pm
    Half Day (PM) 2-4pm
    Full Day - 11am-1pm and 2-4pm
  • Half Day (AM)

    CA$119
  • Half Day (PM)

    CA$99
  • Full Day

    CA$179

Private
Coaching

  • Book the ultimate learning experience! Build confidence and explore the mountain with a pro that matches your exact needs. Sessions can be booked for 1 - 3 people of similar ages and abilities.
  • Pricing is set for up to 3 people. Additional people may be added for a fee to a maximum of 6 people per lesson.
  • 1.5 Hours

    CA$209
  • 2 Hours

    CA$289
  • 3 Hours

    CA$395
  • 6 Hours

    CA$595

Family
Coaching

  • Spend quality time on the mountain in your family bubble. Improve your skiing, snowboarding or cross-country skills together as a family with up to 2 adults and 3 kids.
  • Days taught: Daily
  • 1/2 Day

    CA$315
  • Full Day

    CA$519

Guides & Specialty Camps

Adult & Teens (Ages 13+)

First Tracks

Duration: 7:45 - 10:00AM
Must register by 3:45pm the day before

  • Experience our mountain playground at sunrise. Slopes covered with fresh snow or freshly groomed. You get to enjoy the serenity of the morning in your private playground before the hustle and bustle of activity. Private groups of up to 3 people; ages 10+ (an adult must accompany 10-16 yrs). Must register by 3:45 pm on the previous day.
  • Days taught: Daily
  • Session Time: Meet at 7:45am at Slopeside Cafe / Depart at 8:00am - 10:00am
  • Private (up to 3 guests)

    CA$309
    Additional Guests (up to 5) - $77 per person

Guided Fernie Experience

Duration: 3 or 6 Hours

  • Get the most out of your Fernie Mountain Experience. Let one of our top-notch Guides show you around to the best snow and incredible terrain the mountain has to offer. Pricing set for up to 3 people.
  • 3 Hours

    CA$369
  • 6 Hours

    CA$589

Backcountry Basics

2 Days
Duration: 5 Hrs

  • Backcountry Basics is a 2-day course introducing clients to the use of avalanche rescue equipment, touring equipment and uphill travel techniques, mountain environment awareness and skill improvement, all taking place in a safe, inbounds avalanche controlled area (to be determined daily).
  • Clients will require lift tickets as the course will mainly utilize lift services to access many hidden areas throughout the resort, ideal for safe uphill travel and skill improvement. Clients should be min. Level 5 adventurous intermediates able to ride off-piste, who are inexperienced in uphill travel and the use of rescue equipment.
  • This course will not give clients all the skills needed to travel in the backcountry alone but prepare them for further courses offered through the Canadian Avalanche Centre. (AST courses)
  • Course dates:
  • TBD
  • DATE TBA

    CA$365
  • DATE TBA

    CA$365
  • DATE TBA

    CA$365

Steep & Deep Camp

2 Days
Duration: 6 Hrs

  • Join our experienced local coaches on a 2-day mountain adventure to explore Fernie’s bottomless powder and steep terrain while improving your all-mountain riding. Includes two full days of coaching, and lift line priority. Advanced & Expert ski level. Class ratio 1:6. Minimum 2 people.
  • Opportunity on 2nd day to upgrade to First Tracks for $75.00 each
  • Dates:
  • Jan 15 & 16, 2022
  • Feb 3 & 4, 2022
  • Feb 14 & 15, 2022
  • Mar 12 & 13, 2022
  • Jan 15-16

    CA$365
  • Feb 3-4

    CA$365
  • Feb 14-15

    CA$365
  • March 12-13

    CA$365

Performance Academy

2 Day Camps - 9:30AM-3:30PM

  • Explore the application and execution of skills on varied terrain, within the scope of your own skiing and gearing toward advanced / expert skiing and riding. We will explore and refine expert skills and their application at a performance level on all-terrain for all conditions. Develop an understanding of the key elements and a deeper understanding of outcomes, consequences, and applications within performance skiing at an expert level.
  • Jan 10-11

    CA$329
  • Feb 17-18

    CA$329
  • Feb 21-22

    CA$329
  • March 21-22

    CA$329

The Mind's Eye
Ski Clinics

2, 3 & 5 Day Camps

  • Developed and coached by Dave Rogers (CSIA Level 4, CSCF Level 3 & Director of Fernie Ski School for 25 years).
  • Learn how to improve your skiing AND learn how to learn more effectively. This program is based on a revolutionary and transformational approach to learning.
  • 2, 3 & 5 Day Clinic for Beginner, Novice, Intermediate, Advanced & Expert skiers.
  • Max 3:1 student to coach ratio. Each day starts with an indoor session followed by 2 hours on slope. After lunch, head back out on the slopes for 2 more hours of coaching, followed by an end of day indoor briefing session.
  • Private (per day)

    CA$699
  • 2 Students (per student per day)

    CA$325
  • 3 Students (per student per day)

    CA$249

Performance Adult Camp 18+

Our guarantee is that your understanding of skiing will change, and lead you a pathway of development, performance and flow into your own riding that will work for you..." this week, next month and next year... Taught by Level 3 & 4 Pros

Explore the application and execution of skills, within the scope of your own skiing and gearing toward advanced / expert skiing and riding. We will explore and refine expert skills and their application at a performance level on all-terrain for all conditions. Develop an understanding of the key elements and a deeper understanding of outcomes, consequences, and applications within performance skiing at an expert level.

Been waiting to step it up in all conditions to ski with increased precision and technique? Then this is the camp for you.

Performance Academy
Camps

2 Days
Duration: 5 Hours

  • Personalized coaching in groups of 6 (max).
  • Detailed video analysis.
  • All mountain, all terrain
  • 5 hours of coaching per day
  • Jan 10-11, 2022

    CA$329
  • Feb 17-18, 2022

    CA$329
  • Feb 21-22, 2022

    CA$329
  • March 21-22, 2022

    CA$329

Performance Academy Private Sessions

3 Days
Duration: 5 Hours

  • Personalized coaching in groups of 4.
  • Detailed video analysis.
  • All mountain, all terrain
  • 5 hours of coaching per day
  • 2 Hours

    CA$TBA
  • 3 Hours

    CA$TBA
  • 6 Hours

    CA$TBA

Non-Stop Ski and Snowboard Coaching

Coaching From The Best

Nonstop is a team of mountain-mad people who specialise in providing ski and snowboard coaching in Canada. They run instructor courses and improvement camps from their home in Fernie and pride themselves on delivering life-changing ski and snowboard experiences. Their courses are a great way to progress your skills, explore more challenging terrain and meet like-minded people from around the world. Ideal for those who want to master the mountain on a gap year, career break or holiday, or for those that dream of becoming a qualified instructor.

Find out more about Non-Stop’s range of ski and snowboard instructor courses and improvement camps; Nonstop have a team of highly experienced instructors who will help you achieve your goals on the mountain.

People are often looking to improve all parts of their skiing or snowboarding, particularly in powder, off-piste, steeps and bumps. Fernie offers a great training ground for this with tons of snow and plenty of advanced terrain. Each week you’ll focus on different skills and work on improving your technique and gaining confidence.

Instructor
Courses

  • Nonstop deliver courses throughout the winter ranging from 1 week to 11 weeks and the packages include coaching, accommodation, meals, lift pass, in-resort transport and more.
  • 11 Week Instructor Course

  • 5 Week Instructor Course

  • 3 Week Instructor Course

Improvement Camps

  • Nonstop deliver courses throughout the winter ranging from 1 week to 11 weeks and the packages include coaching, accommodation, meals, lift pass, in-resort transport and more.
  • 3 Week Improvement Camp

  • 2 Week Improvement Camp

  • 1 Week Improvement Camp

Other
Camps

  • Nonstop deliver courses throughout the winter ranging from 1 week to 11 weeks and the packages include coaching, accommodation, meals, lift pass, in-resort transport and more.
  • 6 Week Off Piste Camp

  • 2 Week ‘Ready to Heli’ Camp

  • 2 Week Snow Safari

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