Fernie

Keeping visitors in the midst of the alpine adventure, Fernie vacation homes go above and beyond to establish a thoroughly enjoyable getaway.  Fernie rentals provide all the comforts of home but with the natural splendour that the area is known for.  By reserving the best in Fernie accommodations, guests can rest assured that they leave rested, relaxed and rejuvenated. 

The small town of Fernie, situated in the southeastern corner of British Columbia in the Canadian Rockies, is both inviting and charismatic and offers tourists a warm welcome.  Boasting stunning mountain vistas and the meandering waters of the Elk River, Fernie is  the ultimate playground for outdoor enthusiasts to take to.  Drawing visitors from around the globe to experience the exhilarating attractions that the area proudly offers, Fernie delivers excitement all 365 days of the year. 

Widely known for more than 29 feet of legendary powder that blankets the Fernie Alpine Resort, this BC favourite is a top contender in the realm of skiing.  The varied terrain is appropriate for all skill levels while 2,504 acres spread across the impressive five bowls, the most in North America.  Host to some of the deepest snow in the Kootenay's, Fernie Alpine Resort is the true definition of a winter wonderland and by offering more than just stellar skiing and riding, visitors can expect to be kept occupied with snowmobiling, snowshoe safaris, rail park and classic horse-drawn sleigh rides.  Catskiing and Nordic skiing are just two additional ways to experience the majesty that Fernie Alpine Resort provides. 

Maintaining an outdoor identity, Fernie Alpine Resort continues to thrive throughout the summer months.  The fresh mountain air awakens the senses and the expansive scenic views never cease to amaze all who take in the natural beauty that is prominent in this area.  The list of adventures awaiting visitors are seemingly endless, all of which satisfy the desire to explore.  Rated one of the best alpine bike parks by Top Pro Mountain Biker, extremists are guaranteed a breathless day of discovery while golfers take to the sprawling fairways of an 18-hole course.  Designed by world famous golf architects, Fernie Golf and Country Club is set against some of the most beautiful landscape in the Canadian Rockies.  Geocaching promotes a healthy means to melding nature and adventure and this sport has gained popularity over recent years by challenging all who attempt it.  

 

Fernie Activites


Fernie Cross Country Skiing

Cross Country Skiing

Fernie is a cross country skiers dream, with over 10 KM of groomed trails. First time to the area? No problem. Take the 3 hour guided Heritage Tour and see all the best sights.

 
Fernie Dog Sledding

Dog Sledding

This is a unique way for children and families to experience Fernie's backcountry. Local companies offer everything from 2 hour passenger rides to 1/2 day mushing introduction or full day mushing adventures.

     
Fernie First Tracks

First Tracks

Great for everyone age 10 and up, the First Tracks Tour hits the slopes at 8AM and gives you early access to fresh powder and groomed runs.

 
Fernie Ghostriders

Ghostriders Game

Fernie Memorial Arena is home to the Ghostriders, Fernie's own Junior Hockey team. Stop by on game day and support the hometown team.

     
Fernie Griz Bar

Griz Bar

The liveliest place on the mountain, The Griz Bar is the best place for après ski and entertainment. Enjoy daily drink specials, pool tables, foosball and live music on the weekends.

 
Fernie Kids Night Out

Kidís Night Out

Kid's Night Out runs twice a week, for children ages 5-12. During this 3 hour event the kids enjoy tobogganing, arts and crafts and more. Make sure to register early as space can be limited.

     
Fernie Mountain Guides

Mountain Guides Program

Want to find all the best runs and secrets that only the locals know? Take advantage of this daily mountain tour Ski with the friendly mountain guide and enjoy everything that Fernie has to offer. Guests must register by 5 PM the night before, minimum of two people per guide.

 
Fernie Rail Park

Rail Park

Designed with riders of all skill level in mind, the Fernie Rail Park features a progressive difficulty design allowing riders gain confidence and advance their abilities at their own pace. Complete with a variety of custom rails and a 24' mail box, there is something for everyone.

     
Fernie Snowshoe Tours

Snowshoe Tours

Snowshoeing is the best way to enjoy the silence and pristine mountain scenery. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and listen to the snow crunch beneath your feet as you trek through the backwoods.

 
Fernie Steep and Deep Camps

Steep and Deep Camps

Taught by local coaches, these 2 day camps are for advanced skiers only. Explore much of the deep powder and steep terrain that Fernie is so famous for.

 

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