Fernie Ski Holidays

Skiing holidays in Canada are hard to beat, especially for enthusiastic skiers and snowboarders. Fernie is becoming evermore popular for new peaks, legendary powder snow, Fernie is a world class ski destination set high in the Canadian Rockies, with a minimum of 29 foot of snow each season and a range of diverse and challenging terrain.

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Fernie Guide

Ski holidays in Fernie have a fabulous reputation with masses of snow, powder bowls, trees and uncrowded piste, no queues at the lifts allowing you maximum skiing time. The scenery here is dramatic and beautiful, you will find it difficult to find an area without beautiful pine trees and wild elk wandering around, it is simply stunning.

Fernie for Beginners and Families

Fernie is very popular with beginners and families, starting on the wide open nursery slopes at the base of the lower mountain, then progressing onto the winding trails from the summit back to the base lifts. There is a friendly ski school offering crèche and kindergarten facilities.

Intermediate Skiers in Fernie

Intermediates have a choice of the 5 different bowls, namely Currie, Timber, Siberia, Lizard and Cedar, offering wide open skiing above the tree line, or practise your carving turns on the well known “cruiser” run.

Fernie for Advance Skiers

Advanced skiers will never tire of skiing through the glades of Fernie, with a great selection of chutes and steep terrain, and for the extreme skier, you really should hire a guide and try a day of snow cat skiing, an off piste ski with a twist.

Its also a snowboarders paradise with its high peaks, steep and deep terrain and a snow park with half pip and kickers.

The alpine village at the base of the mountain provides you with a lovely selection of bars, restaurants and shops, whilst the historic mining village of Fernie with its relaxing and traditional feel is only 5 kilometres from the main ski area and connected by a regular bus service running late into the evening. There is also a massive choice for the non skier, geo caching, cinema, mountain tours, dog sledding and spa and sports facilities.

Fernie is quickly becoming a firm favourite in the international ski market and is a firm favourite with the Canadians. Try it with prices starting from £749 and many late bargains to be had, it really is a must try destination, you will not be disappointed.