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Basic lifts - 5 main chairlifts give excellent access to 5 different bowls. Great open slopes... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
30alastairt
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Fernie, Canada
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Fernie was in a deep freeze and our first day was so so. However Fernie never disappoints, 10+cm... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OttawaBaldini
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Ottawa, 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...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Basic lifts - 5 main chairlifts give excellent access to 5 different bowls. Great open slopes, great tree skiing, lots of “off piste” some seriously challenging terrain all in a very friendly environment. Good restaurants in the town for evening meals. Can be cold -26...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 30alastairt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fernie I bet is spectacular with powder - without its epic powder it’s a steep icy mess. Fingers crossed for better conditions for the next few days. On the other hand the people are lovely and warm and kind! The resort is not fussy and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fernie was in a deep freeze and our first day was so so. However Fernie never disappoints, 10+cm over night and all was good for day 2. Following day, unusually cold weather meant most lifts were closed, so we relaxed instead. Just reminds you that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank OttawaBaldini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently skied a few days at Fernie Alpine Resort. I enjoyed skiing the chutes off Polar Peak chair because of all the accumulated powder (the chair hadn't been open for several days) and the many steep tree runs accessible from White Pass chair. Other...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Tired of icy ski trails, severe cold and wind? Fernie offers epic powder ski conditions in late Dec, Jan and much of February. The big vertical and wide expanse makes it possibleto find optimum conditions to get away from mountain top whiteouts, wet snow at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

This was my first trip to Fernie Resort and I would say it’s more of a skiers hill than a snowboarders hill due to the amount of flat areas and traverses that must be made to get from one chairlift to another. There are a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

Worth the trip. 2nd time here. Lots of powder. Good mix of challenging and more simple runs. Staff friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank robbiegez
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

This is a great summer or winter resort but this time we enjoyed the skiing. Beautiful mountain with many pricey restaurants to pick from. Good ski shops and restaurants on the hill as well. Many new condo’s and hotels. The hill is great for beginner...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bhakes
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

I really enjoyed my time skiing Fernie even though they need more snow, just like all the other ski hills in the area. The runs were fun and lift lines were not bad. The staff were all friendly. Happy to see washrooms on the hill!...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank deathracerJH
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Awesome resort, with super ski school, tons of powder and helpful people! Definitely coming back. Thank you!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Doug G | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any tubing .. the base is quite small compared to other ski resorts so I think I would have noticed
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The service is amazing at the rental shop in the hill. If you’re staying at Lizard Creek there’s one right by the ski out door. They are very exact and will find the perfect fit for your kids. They ask for their weight age... More
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