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

Fernie Alpine Resort Ranked Amongst North America's Top Ski Resorts (28-Oct-08)

Calgary, AB – October 28, 2008– Fernie Alpine Resort has been named #6

Fernie Alpine Resort has been named #6 on the list of the Top 15 Ski Resorts in North America in the November issue of Outside Magazine.

The list was based on snow quality and terrain, and included the following ski resorts:


#1 - Alta/Snowbird, Utah

#2 – Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia

#3 – Vail, Colorado

#4 – Jackson Hole, Wyoming

#5 – Snowbasin, Utah

#6 – Fernie Alpine Resort, British Columbia

#7 – Silverton Mountain, Colorado

#8 – Aspen Highlands and Snowmass, Colorado

#9 – Squaw Valley, California

#10 - Steamboat, Colorado

#11 – Mammoth, California

#12 – Telluride, Colorado

#13 – Solitude, Utah

#14 – Alyeska Resort, Alaska

#15 – Taos, New Mexico


Says Matt Mosteller, Senior Director of Business Development for Fernie Alpine Resort, “We are thrilled to be part of this list, as Outside Magazine is one of the most recognized outdoor magazines in the world. Not only that, but we are one of only two Canadian resorts on the list. It’s a great way to kick off another season of powder, festivals, fun and events at Fernie Alpine Resort.”

Fernie Alpine Resort has made a number of capital improvements over the summer as it heads into the 2008-2009 winter season, and received an epic 37 feet (1,118cm) of snow during the 2007/08 ski season. The scheduled opening day is Saturday, December 6, 2008. Stay tuned to for more details.

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