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Winter Activities



Skiing & Snowboarding

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.


Learn about Fernie’s history and the mountain environment on this interpretive program. Private tours run from Wednesdays – Sundays and are for up to 5 people. Full day & Half Day tours are available.

Cross Country Skiing

Fernie Alpine Resort boasts over 10km of Nordic trails, which are regularly groomed and track set for classic cross country skiing and skate skiing.  The trailhead is accessible from Parking Lot #4, where skiers start with an initial steep uphill, followed by beautiful rolling terrain suitable for intermediate / advanced level skiers.  For a quick outing, choose the Silk / Manchuria Loop (approximately 5km), or continue on for an additional 5km by adding the Scandia Loop.  Full cross country ski rental packages are available at the Fernie Alpine Resort Rental Shop, located at the resort base area.


Summer Activities

Discover ” A Mountain of Adventure Right Outside Your Door” at Fernie Slopeside Lodge during both Summer and Winter seasons.


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Mountain Biking

Look no further than Fernie, B.C. for some of the best mountain biking in Canada. Our resort offers cross country, downhill, singletrack and dual slalom trails with and without chairlift access.

We offer the best in mountain bikes from SCOTT in the Freeride / Downhill Voltage FR20 and the Voltage JR 24 TMO for the kids. We also have protective gear to keep you safe and comfortable while you are out enjoying the Mountain.


Make sure you get to Fernie this summer to try out the Zipline in the Rockies! With the grand opening last summer, the Zipline has added a whole new element of fun to summer at Fernie Alpine Resort! Kids and Adults have a great time soaring through the trees with the Rocky Mountains as the impressive backdrop.


Aerial Park

Try out the NEW Aerial Park in the Rockies! With the grand opening last summer, the Aerial Park has added a whole new element of fun to summer at Fernie Alpine Resort! Kids and Adults have a great time in the trees through an exhilarating course 60 feet off the ground in the trees! Try everything from traversing through tree bridges, rope climbing walls and ladders in the trees, to mid-air jumps and high wire acts, topped off with repelling and mini ziplining! Trust us once is just not enough – you’ll want to come back again and again!



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We offer various hiking tours that will guide you along various landscapes. Whether you pass through alpine meadows with a variety of alpine wildflowers or have opportunities to view wildlife, you will be amazed. We offer Easy half day tours as well as difficult full day tours.

We have “Nature Bob”. Bob, has been guiding people around the Fernie resort for 11 years now. Through winter he runs snow shoe walks and in the Summer he is the hiking guru.