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.
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.
Winter fat bikes are the newest way to explore Fernie in the winter! A “fat bike” is a mountain bike with wide tires that provide extra traction and stability in the snow. Fernie Alpine Resort now offers groomed trails, rental bikes, and programs for winter fat biking. Contact our Rental Shop to book your fatbike.
Snowshoeing is a great way to explore the trails in Fernie! No special skills are required – just strap a pair of snowshoes on your boots and go for a walk or let one of our experienced local guides take you through Fernie Alpine Resort's beautiful tranquil snowshoe trails. Contact our Rental Shop to book your snowshoes.