skiing

Same thing, there are so many reasons to come and visit Fernie and its surrounding area! The list is truly extensive, but here are the top three votes we received this year. You'll just have to come experience it for yourself to discover the rest!

Gold: 
Skiing
Silver: 
Biking
Bronze: 
The People

Thanks to the Fernie Nordic Society, our classic and skate skiing options have grown over the last few years. Here are this year's picks.

Gold: 
Elk Valley Nordic Centre
Silver: 
Montane
Bronze: 
Island Lake Lodge

There are so many great options at the hill, but of course we all have our favourites... some secret! These three received the top votes in 2017.

Gold: 
Curry Bowl
Silver: 
Cedar Bowl
Bronze: 
Snake Ridge
Event Date(s): 
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Time: 
9:00am - 4:00pm

On Sunday, January 14, 2018  Fernie Alpine Resort will say ‘Thank You’ to local communities by offering a FREE day of skiing and riding to the residents of Fernie, Elko, Elkford, Jaffray, Sparwood and all residents living in the Elk Valley, as part of the annual Community Appreciation Day.

A fundraising BBQ will be held with all proceeds going towards the Fernie Food Bank.

Pretty standard, year after year although we have seen an increase in interest in nordic skiing and snowshoeing!

Gold: 
Skiing/Boarding
Silver: 
Nordic Skiing
Bronze: 
Snowshoeing

Nothing beats a foot of powder as an early holiday present! Shot on location at Fernie Alpine Resort on Tuesday & Wednesday December 19-20th, 2017.

Videographer: Dylan Siggers

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day 4 times.
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Friday, January 5, 2018
Time: 
10:00am - 4:00pm

Christmas Camp (Ages 6 -12)
For all ability levels of skiers and riders. Join us for a fun-filled week on the snow, with top quality lessons from our expert instructors. Focusing on skill development and guided discovery through fun activities on the mountain, our coaches will look for ways to challenge and improve on their existing skills. and encourage kids to take their abilities to the next level.

Camp dates: January 2 – 5, 2018
Times:  10am – 4pm
Price:  $269 + tax

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time: 
9:00am - 3:00pm

Another ignition day is on the horizon. Come and ski with some of the regions top level 4 course conductors and get your skiing off to a fantastic start. Cost is only $25. Sign up at www.Snowpro.com today.

Event Date(s): 
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Time: 
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Calling all little rippers! The First Chance Rail Jam will have small-medium features for kids 15 and under to tackle on December 28th! The event is open to both skiers and snowboarders.

Registration at Slopeside Cafe starting at 5 pm. Rail Jam will take place from 6 - 7:30 pm near the Mighty Moose. $5 cash entry fee.

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day 2 times.
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Sunday, January 21, 2018

The Lizard Skinner is back and bigger than ever! A new course this year, including features such as Corner Pocket! The Lizard Skinner is also reaching new heights with a sprint race on Sunday making it a 2 day event. Hashtag your instagram adventures #lizardskinner for a chance to win free registration.

Register online today.

Race Schedule

Individual Race Timeline for Sat Jan 20th, 2018