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 version of a mountain bike, with wide tires which provide extra traction and stability in the snow. Fernie Alpine Resort now offers groomed trails, rental bikes, and programs for winter fat biking. Silk/Manchuria Trails & Scandia Loop (nordic / multi-purpose trails): Approximately 10.9 km of widely groomed trails, that are also track set for classic cross country skiing. The trailhead is accessed by Parking Lot #4.
Discover a fun way to stay fit. 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.