Stanford Resort, Fernie

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Location - where is Stanford Resort

· located between Fernie and Fernie Alpine Resort · 20 minutes walk to resort centre or a few minutes by bus · scheduled ski shuttle bus to Fernie mountain and evening town shuttle (local charge $3 each way)

Overview - hotel description - Stanford Resort description

The Stanford Inn offers incredible value for such a high standard of hotel. It’s position is not ideal sitting between the town of Fernie and the ski resort but both our easily assessable taking just a few minutes on the shuttle bus. A popular family choice thanks to a range of rooms and condos, plus a pool with waterslides. There is a restaurant, lounge and bar at the hotel and the evening shuttle runs until fairly late if you want to pop into town.

Facilities - Stanford Resort features

· restaurant · lounge and bar · indoor pool with waterslide · sauna and 2 outdoor hot tubs · fitness centre · extra charge for spa and massage · extra charge for laundry facilities · daily linen and towel change in hotel rooms, twice weekly change in condos · 225 bedrooms/condos

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

have bathroom with bath, shower and WC, hairdryer, Internet access, cable TV, tea/coffee making facilities and iron/ironing board. Condos have fully equipped kitchen and gas fireplace.
Small hotel rooms - sleep 2: Rooms with one double bed and one single bed.
Hotel rooms - sleep 2-4: With two queen beds.
Deluxe hotel rooms - sleep 2-4: Rooms with one king and a double sofa bed, microwave and fridge. Deluxe hotel rooms are located in the condo buildings.
Jacuzzi® suites - sleep 2-4: Lounge area with double sofa bed and double Jacuzzi® and a king bed on the upper level.
Two bedroom condos - sleep 2-6: Living/dining area with kitchen and double sofa bed, twin bedroom and a bathroom and master bedroom with queen bed, half-bath and WC in the loft.
Three bedroom condos - sleep 2-8: As per two bed condo but with an additional bedroom with queen bed.

Meals - food and drink in Stanford Resort

• continental breakfast included

We update Stanford Resort's details often, but facilities do change. e.g. some extras listed by the supplier as "free" or included might only be for the first time you use them, or for one time per party, then charged for further use. If any specific feature is essential to your holiday, make sure you ask us to confirm the details of it before you book your holiday.

Resort - about Fernie - about holidays in Fernie - about ski holidays in Fernie - about ski holidays in Fernie Canada

Amazing powder bowls Award winning ski town Ski-out Alpine Resort

Whether it’s down to a local legend, the Griz, or just good old Mother Nature, an annual snow depth of more than two double-decker buses is the making of an awesome week on the Rockies. And with those glorious groomers and deep powder bowls up in resort, plus some cool Canadian vibes downtown, what’s not to love about Fernie?

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Off piste Doorstep skiing Snow sure

Fernie webcam

Snow Report: Top N/Acm, Bottom N/Acm

Snow Forecast: 3cm expected this week

Snow History: December average depth 124cm

Fernie trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Kalispell (Montana)180mins
Region:British Columbia, Canada
First opened:1962

Fernie lift pass price last reported as £259 (adult for 6 days). Ask for a quote when booking Stanford Resort.
Night skiing: Yes
Fernie has N E facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing Dec - April.

Town altitude: 1068m
Top of slopes: 2149m
Bottom of piste: 1068m
Vertical drop: 1082m
Total length of trails:2504 acres
Longest piste:5km
What do you get when a mythical mountain man, born in a grizzly bear’s den, fires an enormous musket into the Canadian skies? A whopping annual snowfall of up to 37 feet… So goes the local legend of ‘The Griz’, the reputed source of Fernie’s fantastic snow record. Whatever causes the snow to fall, there are over 2500 acres of terrain on which to enjoy it, and it’s not unusual to find you have a run completely to yourself… It’s easy to see why Fernie Alpine Resort pipped Whistler et al to the post for ...
The Lower Mountain seems tailor made for newbies, with the Mini and Mighty Moose areas easing learners and little ones into the basics, under the tutelage of the excellent Telus Winter Sports School (this is also where you’ll find floodlit skiing on certain evenings). Improvers can then access some gentle green groomers from the Deer Chair and Elk Quad (including the delightfully named Holiday, Dipsy and Giggly Gully). The intermediate and expert terrain’s nicely mixed throughout the area, meaning groups of...
The Griz Bar at the base of the mountain is the place to go after a day on the slopes. Refuel with cold beers and pub grub or ask for their famous “Mogul Smoker” (a magnificent rum and Kahlua concoction). This is also the place of a local tradition called naked table sliding – we’ll leave the staff to explain that one! The Lost Boys Café at the top of the Timber Express Chair is the only on-mountain option for a sit-down meal while Bear’s Den, an open-air fast-food kiosk is great for a quick pit stop. M...

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