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SKI LESSONS

LESSONS

BUBBLE GROUPS are all the rage this year!

Improve your skiing 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 participants in the same family/friend bubble group, to a maximum of 6 participants.
Participants who are over 4’7” in height are able to ride chairs without an adult.
Children under 4’7” will require an adult in the bubble group to assist them on the lift.

Days taught: Daily, 2 hour & 4 hour sessions
Start times will vary based on availability.
Prices will vary based on ages, and packaging requirements.

KIDS

GRIZ KIDS LESSONS

The Griz Kids Centre will unfortunately not operate for the 2020-21 winter season, due to COVID-19.

For more information, please contact the Winter Sports School Sales Desk
Email [email protected]
Phone (250) 423-2406

BUBBLE GROUP CAMPS

Improve your skiing skills at any ability level in your bubble group environment.  We recommend booking your lessons at least 48 hours in advance to guarantee availability.  Participants musts be over 4'7" in height to be able to ride the chairlift without an adult.  Children under 4'7" will require an adult in the bubble group to assist them on the lift.

Bubble groups will consist of a minimum of 2 participants in the same family/friend bubble group and up to a maximum of 6.

Days taught: Daily

Start times will vary based on availability.

Duration:  Half Day - 2 hours, Full Day - 4 hours

Program Time 2020-21
Rate
Kids’ Full Day $99.00
Kids’ Half Day - Morning $69.00
Kids’ Half Day - Afternoon $65.00

PRIVATE LESSONS

Book the ultimate learning experience!  Build confidence and explore the mountain with a pro that matches your exact needs.

KIDS AGE 6-7
Private lessons for kids in this age category this season will reflect subtle changes due to COVID-19, and will be offered on a one-on-one basis only.  This will allow us to teach each individual in a “hands off” manner, to allow for safety and development.
1 hour - $ 89
1.5 hour - $105
2 hour - $ 119
3 hour - $ 175

For Kids Age 6-7 Private Lessons - please contact our Winter Sports School Sales Desk to book:
Phone:  250-423-2406
Email:  [email protected]

 

KIDS AGE 8-12
Pricing is set for up to 3 people.  Participants must be over 4'7".
Days taught: Daily

Program Time 2020-21
Rate
Early Bird Private - 1.5 hour 9:00am - 10:30am $135.00
Private Coaching – 2 hour $259.00
Private Coaching – 3 hour 9:00am - 12:00pm or
1:00pm - 4:00pm
$329.00
 Private Coaching – 6 hour 9:00am - 4:00pm
(with lunch break)
$559.00

TELUS LEARN TO SKI

Packages are for Never Ever, Novice & Comfortable Novice skiers only.

Package Includes: a BEGINNER lower mountain lift pass, basic equipment rental for use in your bubble group lesson.

To book your Telus Learn To Ski Package, please contact our Winter Sports School Sales Desk:
Phone:  250-423-2406
Email:  [email protected]

BUBBLE GROUP LESSON PACKAGES

Program Time 2020-21
Rate
Half Day | Never Ever - Morning  $135.00
Half Day | Never Ever - Afternoon  $112.00
Full Day | Never Ever  $165.00
3 Day - Half Day | Never Ever  $219.00
3 Day - Full Day | Never Ever  $289.00
Half Day | Novice or Comfortable Novice  $135.00
Full Day | Novice or Comfortable Novice  $169.00
3 Day - Half Day | Novice or Comfortable Novice  $229.00
3 Day - Full Day | Novice or Comfortable Novice  $319.00

 

KIDS PRIVATE LESSON PACKAGES

Program Time 2020-21
Rate
Half Day Never Ever 1 on 1  $235.00
Full Day Never Ever 1 on 1  $339.00
Half Day Novice or Comfortable Novice 1 on 1  $329.00
Full Day Novice or Comfortable Novice 1 on 1  $499.00

ADULT

BUBBLE GROUPS

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.

Days taught:  Daily

Start times will vary based on availability.

Duration:  Half Day - 2 hours, Full Day - 4 hours

Program Time 2020-21
Rate
Adult Full Day $175.00
Adult Half Day - Morning $112.00
Adult Half Day - Afternoon $89.00

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.

Days taught: Daily

Program Time 2020-21
Rate
Early Bird Private – 1.5 hour 9:00am - 10:30am $139.00
Private Coaching – 2 hour $285.00
Private Coaching – 3 hour 9:00am - 12:00pm or
1:00pm - 4:00pm
$389.00
Private Coaching – 6 hour 9:00am - 4:00pm
(with lunch break)
$589.00

TELUS LEARN TO SKI

Packages are for Never Ever, Novice & Comfortable Novice skiers only.

Package Includes: a BEGINNER lower mountain lift pass, basic equipment rental for your bubble group lesson.

To book your Telus Learn To Ski Package, please contact our Winter Sports School Sales Desk:
Phone:  250-423-2406
Email:  [email protected]

BUBBLE GROUP LESSON PACKAGES

Program Time 2020-21
Rate
Half Day | Never Ever - Morning  $135.00
Half Day | Never Ever - Afternoon  $112.00
Full Day | Never Ever  $165.00
3 Day - Half Day | Never Ever  $219.00
3 Day - Full Day | Never Ever  $289.00
Half Day | Novice or Comfortable Novice  $135.00
Full Day | Novice or Comfortable Novice  $169.00
3 Day - Half Day | Novice or Comfortable Novice  $229.00
3 Day - Full Day | Novice or Comfortable Novice  $319.00

 

 

PRIVATE LESSON PACKAGES

Program Time 2020-21
Rate
Half Day Never Ever 1 on 1  $235.00
Full Day Never Ever 1 on 1  $339.00
Half Day Novice or Comfortable Novice 1 on 1  $329.00
Full Day Novice or Comfortable Novice 1 on 1  $499.00

MULTI-WEEK LESSONS

KIDS

Please Note:
Kids Multi-Week Programs will not run on Feb 12 & 13, 2022.

LITTLE RIPPERS | Ages 3-4

The Little Rippers program is the perfect introductory program into the world of learning to ski for you and your child. The one-on-one tuition builds confidence both in the sport and with their independence, as each 45 minute lesson is tailored individually to ensure continuous development for each child, and a season of fun on the snow.

Offered 6 or 12 weeks.

Days taught: Saturdays & Sundays
Ability Levels:  1 & 2

Session time: 9:00AM, 9:45AM, 10:30AM, 11:15PM, 1:00PM, 1:45PM, 2:30PM
Start date 6 weeks: Jan 1 & 2 or Feb 19 & 2,0 2022
Start date 12 weeks: Jan 1 & 2, 2022

Spring Sale Pricing (ends June 18/21):
Little Rippers 6-Week - $245
Little Rippers 12-Week - $435

WEES SKI CLUB | Ages 4-5

In our Wees Club, we build on the foundation that was built in the Little Rippers program, and introduce the kids to a social sport environment with small groups of 2 kids to one coach.  Our energetic coaches use games and guided discovery to continue to develop the fundamentals of skiing necessary to progress their individual skiing. They will start to explore more of what the mountain has to offer, in a safe, semi-private condensed 2 hour approach.

Offered as 2 hour semi-private sessions, 6 or 12 weeks.

Days taught:  Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
Ability Levels:  2 - 3

Session times:
Fridays:  9 - 11am or 10am - 12pm
Saturdays:  1 - 3pm or 2 - 4pm
Sundays:  9 - 11am or 11:30am - 1:30pm
Start date 6 weeks: Jan 1, 2 & 7 or Feb 19, 20 & 25, 2022
Start date 12 weeks: Jan 1, 2 & 7, 2022

Spring Sale Pricing (ends June 18/21):
Wees Ski Club 6-week (2 hours) - $225
Wees Ski Club 12-week (2 hours) - $405

SNOW RANGERS | Ages 6-7

Our Snow Rangers program is geared toward kids graduating from our Wees program, and starting to ski for a longer duration.  Snow Rangers will help bridge the gap for these youngsters between our Wees Club, and our Ski Club, continuing with a semi private approach, which will allow them to continue to explore the mountain, develop stronger independence in their skiing, and help build their love of the sport.

Offered as 3 hour semi-private sessions, 6 or 12 weeks.

Days taught: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Ability Levels:  2 - 4

Session times:
Fridays:  9am - 12pm
Saturdays:  9:30am - 12:30pm or 1 - 4pm
Sundays:  9:30am - 12:30pm or 1 - 4pm
Start date 6 weeks: Jan 1, 2 & 7 or Feb 19, 20 or 25, 2022
Start date 12 weeks: Jan 1, 2  & 7, 2022

Spring Sale Pricing (ends June 18/21):
Snow Rangers 6-week - $405
Snow Rangers 12-week - $735

SKI CLUB | Ages 8-14

This popular club is a fun and engaging program for children, which will have them embarking on a more technical approach to skiing. Whether they are beginners or intermediate skiers, we look for ways to challenge and improve on their existing skills, and encourage them to take their abilities to the next level.  Our coaches create an engaging, fair play social environment, allowing children to form friendships that continue from season to season.

Offered for 6 or 12 weeks.

Days taught: Saturdays & Sundays
Ability Levels:  1 - 5

Session time: 10:00AM-3:30PM
Start date 6 weeks: Jan 1 & 2 or Feb 19 & 20, 2022
Start date 12 weeks: Jan  & 2, 2022

Spring Sale Pricing (ends June 18/21):
Ski Club 6-week - $405
Ski Club 12-week - $715

EXTREME CLUB | Ages 8-14

The Extreme Club will develop skiers into confident all mountain skiers. For kids who are confident on blue runs and some black runs, this program will start to challenge and consolidate their tactics as they develop into more “All Mountain” riders. They will be able to experience more of what Fernie Alpine Resort is all about, in their own way.    Our specialist coaches will help nurture their desire for adventure in a safe and structured way.

Offered for 6 or 12 weeks

Days taught: Saturdays and Sundays
Ability Levels 4-6

Session start time: 10:00AM
Start date 6 weeks: January 1 & 2, February 19 & 20, 2022
Start date 12 weeks: January 1 & 2, 2022

Spring Sale Pricing (ends June 18/21):
Extreme Club 6-week - $405
Extreme Club 12-week - $715

FREESKI CLUB | Ages 10-17

This challenging high end program cultivates true, solid “big mountain” skiers. Our specialist coaches help develop their skills necessary to shred the bumps, trees, powder, and even the knarliest of conditions. Good use of proper tactics, developing sound thought process, understanding risk and reward and working toward refinement of skills will all be part of the program. Introducing the freeriders to important elements of alpine safety will also allow them to take ownership of their individual well-being on the mountain.

Offered for 6 or 12 weeks

Days taught:  Saturdays
Ability Levels 5 & 6

Session time: 10:00 AM
Start date 6 weeks:  January 1 or February 19, 2022
Start date 12 weeks: January 1, 2022

Spring Sale Pricing (ends June 18/21):
Freeski Club 6-week - $405
Freeski Club 12-week - $715

GIRLS FREESKI CLUB | Ages 10-17

These increasingly popular programs is for young ladies who really want to push their skiing. This has all the benefits of the Freeski Club but is exclusively for girls. It’s really exciting to see young women skiing big mountain terrain with so much confidence, talent and flair!

Days taught: Saturdays
Ability Levels 5 & 6

Session time: 10:00AM-3:30PM
Start date 6 weeks: Jan 1 or Feb 19, 2022
Start date 12 weeks: Jan 1, 2022

Spring Sale Pricing (ends June 18/21):
Girls Freeski Club 6-week - $405
Girls Freeski Club 12-week - $715

FERNIE BIG MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT TEAM | Ages 10-17

This is a competitive program for competent big mountain skiers. The program is designed for young athletes who want to enter Junior Freeski Competitions at Fernie Alpine Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.  Coached by our dedicated high performance coaches, this program is purely focused on developing the skills, strategy and style needed to move into the world of competitive freestyle.

Offered 12 weeks

Days taught: Saturdays
Ability Level 6, 6+

Session time: 10:00 AM
Start date 12 weeks: January 1, 2022

Duration: 5.5 Hours 

** No break for Family Day weekend, clubs as usual**

Spring Sale Pricing (ends June 18/21):
Big Mountain Development Team 12-week - $765

FERNIE BIG MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT TEAM CHRISTMAS CAMP | Ages 10-17

This is a competitive camp for competent big mountain skiers. The program is designed for young athletes who want to enter Junior Freeski Competitions at Fernie Alpine Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.  Coached by our dedicated high performance coaches, this program is purely focused on developing the skills, strategy and style needed to move into the world of competitive freestyle.

Days taught: Monday - Thursday
Ability Level 6, 6+

Session time: 10:00 AM

Dates:  December 20 - 23, 2021

Spring Sale Pricing (ends June 18/21):
Big Mountain Development Team Christmas Camp - $255

ADULT

BREAKFAST CLUB

Ready to have the best start to your Saturday ?  Join Shawn, Kathy, and Rodger, the main coaches of this program, head up the mountain 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.  Ability levels 5-6.

Program runs on Saturdays from 7:45–11:00am.

Days taught: Saturdays
Ability Levels:  5 & 6

Session time:
On the snow 7:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Start date 10 weeks: Jan 8, 2022

Spring Sale Pricing
(ends June 18/21):

Breakfast Club – 10 Weeks - $495

PICK 6

Join us for our Pick 6 program!  Pick 6 out of 12 weeks for an early lift access group skiing experience.

Meet our coaches and load the lift at 8 am, and enjoy the mountain with your group for 2 hours of guiding, coaching, cruising or shredding.

Days taught: Saturdays
Ability Levels:  5 & 6

Session time:  8am - 10:00AM

First Session Date: Jan 1, 2022

Spring Sale Pricing
(ends June 18/21):

Pick 6 - 6 sessions - $425

ADULT FREESKI CLUB

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. Ability levels 3-6.  Program runs Thursdays from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Days taught: Thursdays
Ability Levels:  3-6

Session time:  10:30AM - 12:30PM

Start Date 8 weeks: Jan 6, 2022

Spring Sale Pricing
(ends June 18/21):

Adult Freeski Club - 8 weeks - $449

EARLY GIRLS

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.  Ability levels 5-6.  Program runs on Sundays from 7:45–11:00am.

Days taught: Sundays
Ability Levels:  5 & 6

Session time: 7:45AM – 11:00AM

Start date 8 weeks: Jan 16, 2022

Sprig Sale Pricing
(ends June 18/21):

Early Girls – 8 Weeks - $489

LADIES ALL MOUNTAIN

Ladies, whether you are expert or beginner, there is a place for you in our all mountain program. 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 All Mountain targets confidence and skill building in female skiers.  This is a very friendly program and a perfect way to enjoy the sport you love. Offered Wednesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays.  9:30 am – 12:30 pm on snow session.

Days taught: Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday
Ability Levels:  1-6

Session time: 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Start date 8 weeks: Jan 5, 6 or 8, 2022

Spring Sale Pricing
(ends June 18/21):

Ladies All Mountain – 8 Weeks - $469

LADIES PERFORMANCE CLUB

Do you ever find yourself saying ‘I can’t do that’ or ‘I’m not good at this’? What would happen if you changed the language you use and participate in a program that will create the environment for you to unleash those negative thoughts and turn them into an incredible positive experience on skis?  Join us for this fun loving 8 week program, offered Saturdays only, 9:30am – 12:30pm on snow session.

Days taught: Saturdays
Ability Levels:  5 & 6

Session time: 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Start date 8 weeks: Jan 8, 2022

Spring Sale Pricing
(ends June 18/21):

Ladies Performance Club – 8 Weeks - $469

SPECIALTY CAMPS

Booking 48 hours in advance is recommended.

KIDS (age 6-12)

KIDS HOLIDAY CAMPS COMING SOON!

ADULT & TEENS (age 13+)

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 3:45pm on the previous day.

Days taught: Daily

Session time: Meet at 7:45am at Slopeside Café / Depart at 8:00am – 10:00am

Program 2020-21
Rate
First Tracks Private (up to 3 people) $299.00
Additional Price Per Person
(to a maximum of 5 people)
$75.00

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.

Days taught: Daily

Program Time 2020-21
Rate
Guided Fernie Experience - 3 hour $379.00
Additional Person - 3 hour $92.25
Guided Fernie Experience 6 hour $569.00
Additional Person - 6 hour $139.00

Backcountry Basics
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)

Course content
Day 1:

    • • Proper equipment and correct fit.
    • • Warm up, riding with pack, skill improvement.
    • • Discussion of terrain features with regards to avalanche awareness, safe travel routes, terrain traps, weather, etc.
    • • Transceiver training and probe search.
    • • Uphill touring. Start with probe search practice and transceiver recap. Depending on area selected and ability of group, plan for a 30-45 min. hike.
    • • Discussion on the importance of nutrition and hydration.
    • • Après & debrief

Day 2:

    • • Warm up ride with skill improvement. Contact patrol to discuss best area for uphill travel.
    • • Short boot hike or tour. Review from day 1 (transceivers, probes, terrain etc.).
    • • Tour in afternoon. Planning of route .
    • • Après and debrief

Course dates:
January 12 & 13, 2021 - 9am to 4pm
February 8 & 9, 2021 - 9am to 4pm
March 9 & 10, 2021 - 9am to 4pm

Program 2020-21 Rate
Per person for 2 day camp $349 .00

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, video analysis, and lift line priority. Expert level skiers. Class ratio 1:6. Minimum 2 people.

Camp Dates:
Jan. 16 & 17, 2021
Jan. 21 & 22, 2021
Feb. 18 & 19, 2021
Feb. 27 & 28, 2021
March 27 & 28, 2021

Program Time 2020-21
Rate
Steep & Deep 2 Day Camp
(price per person)
9:00am - 4:00pm  $349

 

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.

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 3-Day Camp Dates:
Dec. 21 - 23, 2020
Jan. 18 – 20, 2021
Feb. 22 - 24, 2021
March 15 – 17, 2021

Program Time 2020-21
Rate
Performance Academy 3 Day Camp
(price per person)
9:00am - 4:00pm  $399

 

TEEN HOLIDAY CAMPS COMING SOON!

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

Program Time 2020-21
Rate
Family Camp Half Day 9:00am - 12:00pm
or 1:00 - 4:00pm
$305.00
Family Camp Full Day 9:00am - 12:00pm
and 1:00 - 4:00pm
$509.00
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