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Review of snowboarding and skiing in Fernie Canada.
Fernie Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1962 the Canadian ski resort Fernie lies at 1068 metres altitude in the British Columbia region of the Canadian Rockies. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 1925m Fernie ski area is not snow sure. Over ? snow cannons ensure artificial Fernie snow making covers ?km of ski trails, which equates to around 10 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Fernie (Canada) is Calgary at a distance of 295km or approximately 210 minutes driving time. Fernie ski season runs from December to April.
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Skiing in Fernie
Skiing Fernie you'll enjoy 107 pistes and trails and that means approximately ?km of ski runs. Fernie lifts number 10 with the capacity to uplift 13716 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Canadian ski resort of Fernie is over 5.4km long.
Fernie Ski Area
Fernie ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 21% intermediate, 33% advanced ski slopes and 43% for expert skiers - the most difficult Fernie piste is the ?km Corner Pocket run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Fernie after dark.
Fernie for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Fernie
If you snowboard Fernie you'll want to know that, of the 10 ski lifts in total, 4 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Fernie snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Fernie snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Fernie for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Fernie Apres Ski
The apres ski Fernie scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
1 apres ski bars 7 restaurants 1 bowling 0 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 2 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 2 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Guided Ski Tours, Snowcat Skiing, ( More facilities in Fernie Town ).
Fernie for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Fernie Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Fernie resort - ski Fernie by any other name
The Canadian ski resort of Fernie ski resort is also known as Fernie Cedar, Elephant Head, Grizzly Peak, Lizard, Currie, Timber Bowl, Siberia Bowl and has the following common misspellings:
Fernie ski area has ski slopes which face NE
The direction which the various Fernie ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Fernie ski resort has ski slopes facing NE.
Fernie for snow gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Fernie reviews, 4 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.