Fernie ski vacations Skiing & snowboarding in Fernie, Elk Valley, British Columbia


Fernie is in the heart of the Elk Valley, in the spectacular Lizard Range of British Columbia’s Rocky Mountains. Its an intimate and relatively small resort set within pristine natural beauty.

Yet, when it comes to the skiing, there is nothing small about the area with over 2500 acres of terrain to explore including 142 pistes for all levels of skier and boarder.

For good intermediates and advanced, snowcat skiing in the back bowls and back-country are not to be missed.

Off the slopes, you'll find many cafes, bars and restaurants that make for a classic ski-town nightlife atmosphere - great fun and very lively.

Key information (whole area)
Top lift2134m
Ski area (acre)2500
Nearest airportCanadian Rockies (99km)

Fernie lodging

There is a large selection of self catering accommodation in and around Fernie including ski-in, ski-out lodges and apartments at Lower Mountain - perfect for family ski holidays and close to the slopes.

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Our view on Fernie ski holidays

We think Fernie has to be tried to be believed. With excellent skiing, virtually guaranteed snow and a very lively apres-ski scene, its hard not to have fun on your ski holidays here plus the sense of adventure exploring the wilderness of the back-country is something not to be missed.

For more information on skiing and things to see & do, please see our Fernie resort guide.

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