News and Events

Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes

6th Annual Freshtival, Canada's Premiere Freeski Film Festival To Take Place October 16,17 & 18 At The Uptown Theatre In Calgary (09-Oct-08)

Calgary, AB - October 9, 2008 - Opening day at Canadian Rockies’ ski resorts

Opening day at Canadian Rockies’ ski resorts is only a month away and Fresh Sports will kick off the season by hosting the 6th annual FRESHTIVAL, Canada’s Premiere Freeski Film Festival. 

FRESHTIVAL is North America’s longest running freeski film festival and will premiere the top eight new and exciting ski movies of 2008/2009, with screenings at Calgary’s Uptown Theatre October 16 - 18, 2008.

Fernie Alpine Resort and Smith Optics are proud supporters of FRESHTIVAL. Fernie Alpine Resort is home to the annual Smith Optics Fernie Freeski Event, which hosts some of the top junior and adult men’s and womens’ freeskiers each winter in exciting and exhilarating freeskiing competitions.

Come down to FRESHTIVAL and meet skiing superstars, including legend Seth Morrison; the godfather of new-school skiing Mike Douglas; big mountain shredders Marc Abma and Dana Flahr; and local hero Eric Hjorliefson. Enter to win one of many prizes available from FRESHTIVAL sponsors.

FRESHTIVAL is produced by Fresh Sports and brought to you in part by Salomon, Rossignol, The North Face, Helly Hansen, Oakley, Smith Optics, SBC Skier and Fernie Alpine Resort.




Thursday, October 16th

6:30pm and 9:30pm

The Fine Line – Rocky Mountain Sherpas

Under The Influence – Teton Gravity Research


Friday, October 17th


Turbo – Level 1 Productions

Journal – Theory 3 Media


Friday, October 17th

6:30pm and 9:30pm

Hunting Yeti – Nimbus

Claim – Matchstick Productions


Saturday, October 18th

6:30pm and 9:30pm

Reasons – Poorboyz Productions

The Massive – Tanner Hall

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