|height at summit:||1925m|
Located in the south-east corner of the Rockies of British Columbia, Fernie is gradually becoming more and more well-known by an international audience.
Fernie Alpine Resort is approximately 60 km from the Alberta and U.S. borders, situated 5km from Fernie town. The road to Fernie leads you through some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in the world.
Keep an eye out for Big Horn Sheep, Elk, Moose and Deer as you venture into the heartland of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
Fernie has superb natural snow, and is generally a good compromise between the extremes of temperature found in other Canadian resorts. There is a wide range of slopes and the resort has an excellent snow record - with an average of around 350 inches a year.
Fernie Alpine Resort is set above the town of Fernie, and has seen fairly extensive development in recent years, with improvements in accommodation, facilities and lifts.
Fernie has lots to offer for summer holidays in the mountains. There are activities for all the family, all set amongst superb natural beauty.
Winter activities include:
Summer activities include:
|Eating out:||Fernie's resort centre has a selection of restaurants and eateries, ranging from italian, Mexican, Thai, Japanese through to seafood, grills and typical North American fayre. Worth a mention are Las Tres Hermanas Mexican Restaurant and The Curry Bowl - get there early to get a table.|
|Apres ski:||Various bars - The Grizzly Bar has live music at weekends as does the Royal Hotel's Mojo Risin' & Rocking 'R' Bar.|
|Non skiers:||snowshoe safaris, snowmobiling, organised kids activities, horsedrawn sleigh rides.|