Duration: 7:45 - 10:00AMMust 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 own private playground before the hustle and bustle of activity. Private groups of up to 3 people; ages 10+ (10-16 yrs must be accompanied by an adult). Must register by 3:45 pm on the previous day.
Session time: Meet at 7:45am at Slopeside Cafe / Depart at 8:00am - 10:00am
Get the most out of your Fernie Mountain Experience. Let one of our top notch Guides show you around to the best snow and most amazing terrain the mountain has to offer. Pricing set for up to 3 people.
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. Potential 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)
Join our experienced 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 snowboard level. Class ratio 1:6. Minimum 2 people.
Opportunity on 2nd day to upgrade to First Tracks for $75.00 each
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 snowboarders looking to explore and enjoy the less visited parts of the mountain. Our professional female coaches 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 Wednesdays from 7:45–11:00am.
Ladies, whether you are expert or beginner, there is a place for you in our Shred Camp. Specifically designed to teach the skills and explore tactics required to enjoy the vast mix of terrain Fernie has to offer. Taught by women for women, Ladies Shred Camps target confidence and skill building in female snowboarders. This is a very friendly program and a perfect way to enjoy the sport you love. Offered Thursdays, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.
With Mark Vale
Ability Levels: 5 - 6
Duration: 3.25 Hours
The perfect way to kick-start your day. Join a group of guys to rip groomers and ride pow. The early lift loading fits shredding into almost any schedule with no crowds for the first hour as you get up there one hour ahead of the public. This program is for experienced riders looking to explore and enjoy the less travelled parts of the mountain. Our professional coaches will take you to secret stashes around the mountain, and provide tactics, strategies and skill focus to ensure each morning is an experience you will never forget. Offered Wednesdays 7:45am - 11:00am.
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
Taught by Level 3 & 4 Pros
Explore the application and execution of skills within the scope of your snowboarding and gearing toward advanced / expert 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 riding at an expert level.
Have you been waiting to step it up in all conditions to ride with increased precision and technique? Then this is the camp for you.
INSTRUCTOR COURSES & IMPROVEMENT CAMPS
Non-Stop are 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.
COACHING FROM THE BEST
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.
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.