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Fernie Alpine Resort

Fernie Alpine Resort
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last update on Aug 7, 2019
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Mountain Stats

Elevation3451 ft - 7001 ft
Opening DayNov 29, 2019
Closing DayApr 12, 2020
Capacity 14916 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult CAD109.95
1 day youth CAD82.95
1 day child CAD43.95
All rates & fees


Total 10
Hours9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Skiable Terrain

Green Circle
Blue Squared
Black Diamond
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 2503 acres
Number of Slopes 142

Interesting facts

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  • Offering 2501 acres of slopes and terrain, Fernie Alpine Resort is among the 15 largest Ski Resorts in Canada.
  • Fernie Alpine Resort is among the 10 best rated Ski Resorts in British Columbia.
  • It is among the 5 most family-friendly ski Resorts in Canada.
  • Elevated between 3451 ft and 7001 ft, the Ski Resort is among the 15 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Canada. The vertical drop from summit to base is 3550 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Canada is 1148 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
  • Season starts on Nov 29 and ends on Apr 12 (135 days). Average season duration in Canada is 160 days.
  • During the season (from Nov 29 till Apr 12) the average snow depth at Fernie Alpine Resort is 103 ". Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 118 " at summit elevation and 0 " at the base. Therefore Fernie Alpine Resort is among the 15 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Canada.
  • Fernie Alpine Resort features 47 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Canada is 53 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 16 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 10 sunniest in British Columbia.


News 2017/2018 Winter Season:

  • RCR App got a new GPS tracking feature
  • new grooming cats and snow guns
  • overall chairlift work and upgrades
  • Legends Mountain Eatery recently opened its doors 
  • weekly classes of Yoga on the Mountain
  • Snowshoe/Fat Biking Ride & Dine Tours

The Ski Resort

Fernie Alpine Resort is a beautiful place set in the breathtaking scenery of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The resort is not only commited to their guests but also to the environment, which they want to protect and preserve thus making it all the more enjoyable. Fernie´s legendary steeps are covered by an average of 9m of feathery powder every winter. The big wide open runs also offer skiing fun for all ability levels with a variety of beginner, intermediate and expert runs. There is also the possibility to go Snowcat Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing or Telemark Skiing. Featured in the resort is also a rail park that accomodates the needs of any snowboarder. The Fernie Ski School offers courses for kids, youths and adults and the resort also features an Alpine Racing Team.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
Snow Making Machines: 11

Must-Ski Runs

Longest Runs

Falling Star
Length: 3.1 miles
Vertical Drop: 2811.7 ft

Most Difficult Runs

Polar Peak
Length: 0.4 miles
Vertical Drop: 820.2 ft


Fernie Alpine Resort
5339 Ski Hill Road
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