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Fernie Alpine Resort

5339 Fernie Ski Hill Rd, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M6, Canada
+1 250-423-4655
Review Highlights
Fantastic ski hill, Legendary powder

I finally skied here this year and after hearing about the legendary powder I was not disappointed... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
James Z
Lethbridge, Canada
End of Season - Fernival

Although the skiing was not great due to end of season - spring conditions, the activities planned... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Tracey D
Calgary, Canada
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Deep in the snow, high up on the Powder Highway, lies Fernie Alpine Resort. With 37 feet of perfect powder, stunning scenery, 5 huge alpine bowls and endless downhill thigh burning runs. Don't miss an opportunity to fall in love with Fernie, start in the large Learning Area at the base of the mountain serviced by its own t-bar lift, once comfortable you have a huge resort full of secret powder pockets and hidden mountain spots to keep you occupied throughout your skiing/riding career! Find out why Fernie has been named as a Top 25 Ski Town in the World, Best Winter Trip and Coolest Town in North America in recent years.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“aerial park” (13 reviews)
“ski hill” (26 reviews)
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5339 Fernie Ski Hill Rd, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M6, Canada
+1 250-423-4655
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

I finally skied here this year and after hearing about the legendary powder I was not disappointed. The powder all three days I skied here was epic, I had never skied on powder this phenomenal. There is also tons of terrain and different types of...More

Thank James Z
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Although the skiing was not great due to end of season - spring conditions, the activities planned at the hill were a blast - great music, reasonable drink rates and friendly staff everywhere we went across the hill - will definitely be back!

Thank Tracey D
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I have skied in Europe (Austria, Italy), many places in eastern canada, plus Lake Louise & Sunshine in the Rockies, but Fernie takes the Crown. We were there for Easter weekend skiing, yet the snow was perfect, runs were meticulously groomed, and the staff was...More

Thank Roman B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This place is epic! People come from all over the world to ski/board at this place for a reason. They get so much snow here.

Thank MikeAottawa
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great Skiing & Boarding mountain, lots of fun events for end of season although some food items not available due to end of season. Will definitely be back to this mountain known for its great bowl skiing and powder.

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stayed here March 26-31 of 2017. The ski hill had great spring conditions 25cm of snow up at the top on our second day, all the staff are helpful and friendly. Lots of runs for any skill level, and never crowded. There were a...More

Thank bud29
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here for some spring snowboarding. We were able to purchase our lift tickets through air miles which was pretty sweet. Overall, the hill seems slightly run down when compared to other hills in the area. We also found people not...More

Thank Meagan L
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a great ski hill, tons of runs to ride. We had blast. Not that busy. It is so close to the town.

Thank Joanna S
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

The hill was in great shape for this time of year! No line ups friendly staff and very clean. Great job

Thank AP4598
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I love Fernie! I've skied here for decades, even lived here for a couple of seasons years back and worked on the hill. This is my favourite resort in the area (ie within a few hours) by far. I love all the glades, steeps and...More

Thank shayfish140
Legendarypowder, Public Relations Manager at Fernie Alpine Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Thanks for sharing the love for Powder and Terrain! We are fortunate Mother Nature has provided Fernie these awesome ingredients that are part of what makes the place so special. Appreciate input on food and will bring up with team for sure

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We have 3 couples that want to spend 3 nite and ski at Fernie We would like to rent a house or condo with 3 bedrooms. Preferably on the Mt if possible. Hot tub available. Reasonable prices. Not fancy or expensive. Thank you Diana
15 January 2017|
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Response from Legendarypowder | Property representative |
So awesome! lots of options for sure. Have you checked out selection on Fernie Alpine Resort website yet? thanks for interest in Fernie!
When is the best time to ski fernie?
2 January 2017|
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Response from Legendarypowder | Property representative |
Great anytime but sweet for sure right now! In regular years March was the historic month for the most snow but with 37 feet of snow a year every month is fun! Enjoy!
Sara P
when does the ski season start this year?
16 November 2016|
Response from Vince M | Reviewed this property |
Opening day has been penciled in for Dec 2nd.