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

"Ultimate Rockies' Rock Band" Event & Contest At Fernie Alpine Resort (01-Mar-09)

Fernie, BC - April 1, 2009 - Get ready for 'Rock Star' treatment

Get ready for “Rock Star” treatment at Fernie Alpine Resort with musical festivities & lots of fun for everyone. Rock it out in the “Front Row” Plaza and on the “Backstage” Deck listening to music and enjoying fun rocker antics all day and night. Come and enjoy a live DJ spinning while fun games and contests such as "Best Retro Rocker Hair" & "Best Rock Star Holla" challenges take place during the day in the plaza. And in traditional rock star style, the party will continue in the famous Griz Bar where the Ultimate Rockies' Rock Band contest will take place followed by rocking the night out with live music from the Surf Dragons.

Take the challenge and bring your Rock Band team and battle it out for the Ultimate Rockies' Rock Band title! Win great prizes and have a rockin' time at Fernie's Ultimate Rockies' Rock Band event.

FREE team entry to the Ultimate Rockies' Rock Band Contest

Teams of 3 can sign up by emailing the following information to

1. Band Name

2. Band Member Names (must be 19+yrs)

3. Lead Band Member contact email/phone #

Come on out and be the Ultimate Rockies' Rock Band!

Activities & Events (*schedule is subject to change)

Saturday March 14th

11:00am – 3:00pm Live DJ

1:30pm – 2:30pm     Rock Star Fun Challenges & Games:

Best Retro-Rock Star Hair – Natural hair only!
Best Rock Star Holla! – Judged on longest note, quality of sound, personal flare
Rock Star Dance Competition – Best High Kick, Best Microphone Stunt, Best Splits!


4:00pm – 6:00pm Live Music from the Surf Dragons
9:00pm – 11:30pm Live Music from the Surf Dragons

Fernie Alpine Resort will operate with regular hours on the mountain with lift operation from 9:00AM to 4:00PM daily. Free admission to all contests, live entertainment and the Griz Bar.

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