- Fernie, Canada
- Fernie is a classic mountain town with an average annual snowfall of 8.75 metres / 29 feet of snow
- Just 5 minutes drive from downtown Fernie is some of North America's finest skiing at Fernie Alpine Resort
- For a day out of the resort, Fernie offers activities such as catskiing, Nordic skiing, dog sledding tours, snowmobile tours, ice fishing, curling and day spas to name a few.
Fernie is synonymous with legendary powder, but its almost-mythical snowfall is only the beginning of the unique appeal of this historic Rocky Mountain mining town. Located three hours southwest of Calgary, Fernie is set amidst the majestic peaks of British Columbia’s Canadian Rockies.
Regularly declared one of the top ski resorts in North America, Fernie Alpine Resort Meander down long, smooth groomers, or discover big mountain skiing as it’s meant to be. And for powder hounds, a day of cat-skiing around Fernie is one you’ll relive for decades! boasts over 2500 skiable acres and an average annual snowfall of 9 metres/29 feet.
Enjoy the inviting après atmosphere with the raucous Griz Bar crowd, or soak up the views and laid-back vibe from a hot tub in one of the many ski-in/ski-out accommodations. Fernie is one of the few places where legendary skiing meets down-to-earth mountain culture. Experience firsthand why Fernie’s stellar reputation is as real as the people who live there.