The 2009/2010 Ski Season: Skiing in Fernie, BC
With the ski season having just begun, it’s not too late to start putting together your winter ski plans. And for those looking for big time skiing amidst a quaint setting, Fernie, British Columbia is definitely an option you’ll want to explore. Routinely reported to have the highest annual snow fall of any resort in the Canadian Rockies, Fernie offers a pristine setting that will impress with both its beauty and technical conditions.
At the Fernie Alpine Resort, ski enthusiasts will find over 100 trails spread across more than 2,500 skiable acres. Guests will find a healthy mixture of difficulty levels with approximately 30% of the trails deemed “novice,” 40% “intermediate,” and 30% “advanced.” Additionally, both skiing and snowboarding are welcome at Fernie to offer an even wider breadth of variety for resort visitors.
Those looking to spend more than a day at the popular resort will find a variety of vacation packages available including the two-night Fernie Weekend Ski Getaway and 4-night Fernie Ski Vacation. With each package you can select the exact lift ticket that will best fit your plans as well as your choice of lodging!
As for lodging, travelers will find that the area is home to a range of options, each with its own unique draws. Those wanting to stay directly in Fernie would do well to look towards the Best Western Fernie Mountain Lodge, while neighboring Banff is home to several options within proximity including the Spruce Grove Inn Banff, Banff Voyager Inn, and the lakeside Bow View Lodge complete with on-site dining and entertainment.
Come experience the beauty of British Columbia and the unprecedented skiing options of the Canadian Rockies with a memorable visit in Fernie!