Outdoors

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Dec 22 2019.
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Sunday, December 22, 2019
Time: 
9:00am - 4:00pm

Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 (AST 1) is your stepping stone into the backcountry. This course is a must have if you plan on ducking that rope & leaving the resort behind.

Classroom session Dec 21st from 9am - 4pm.

Field day in the backcountry off of Fernie Alpine Resort Dec 22nd. 9am - 4pm.

Cost $229. Register online.

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Nov 10 2019.
Friday, November 8, 2019
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Time: 
4:00pm - 7:00pm

The SkiErg Sprints is an annual virtual race that allows you to compare your 1k time against others worldwide in a one-weekend showdown of SkiErg speed. There are age categories from 12 and under to 80+ as well as adaptive classes. This event is for everyone!

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sat Jan 04 2020.
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Sunday, December 22, 2019
Monday, December 23, 2019
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Thursday, December 26, 2019
Friday, December 27, 2019
Saturday, December 28, 2019
Sunday, December 29, 2019
Monday, December 30, 2019
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Friday, January 3, 2020
Saturday, January 4, 2020
Time: 
1:00pm - 7:00pm

Experience the magic of a horse-drawn sleigh ride over the Christmas Holidays!

DATES: Dec 21, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020
TIMES: Sleigh Rides depart daily 1:00pm – 7:00pm (Dec. 23 & 24 – sleigh rides begin at 12 noon)
RATES: $15 per person

Private Sleigh Rides are available
Price: $165 (for up to 11 guests)

Contact Guest Services to book your Holiday Sleigh Ride!
Phone: 250-423-2435
Email: guestservices@skifernie.com

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Tue Dec 24 2019.
Monday, December 23, 2019
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Time: 

Celebrate some Holiday Cheer as Fernie Alpine Resort welcomes Santa to the slopes!

Get out and ski a couple of turns with the man in the big red suit from 10 am -12 pm and/or come meet him in the Daylodge between 12-2pm to get your photo taken.

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Time: 
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Whether you're a backcountry beginner of just looking to brush up your knowledge, this workshop is for anyone who wants to learn more about the backcountry and how to travel safely through it.

They will cover topics including:
- What is unique about Fernie’s Backcountry
- Safe Travel basics
- Backcountry gear and how to use it
- Information resources and how to use them
- and more!
PLUS our BCA rep will be there with some sweet backcountry draw prizes and swag, and we'll be offering some one-night-only specials on backcountry gear!

Event Date: 
Friday, November 29, 2019
Time: 
5:30-8:30pm

Join the City of Fernie as they kick off the Holiday Season with their annual "Light Up The Night" at the Fernie Courthouse grounds. The evening features live entertainment, games, and the opportunity to snap a photo with Santa. The Ghostriders will also be firing up the BBQ and serving free hotdogs!

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019
Time: 
9:00am

The Tentative Opening Day at Fernie Alpine Resort marks the beginning of another amazing winter season of skiing or boarding in Fernie, BC!

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Time: 
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Chasing a Trace follows biologist Mirjam Barrueto into the alpine of the Columbia Mountains as she searches for signs of the wily wolverine. A tenacious scientist and an endurance athlete, Barrueto is the perfect person to track the wide-ranging mammals. Award-winning filmmaker Leanne Allison takes you deep into British Columbia’s mountains and into the world of a federally listed Species of Concern.

Event Date: 
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Time: 
11:00am - 2:00pm

Outdoor Connections is super excited to bring all you amazing people together!

They invite all parents, forest schoolers, siblings, grandparents and community members to join us for a kid-friendly campfire and social. Hot chocolate, coffee, hot dogs, snacks, fresh mountain air, breathtaking views all for FREE!

They look forward to letting you know what we have been up to this past year at Outdoor Connections - and what you can look forward to in the future.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Time: 
6:30pm - 9:30pm

If you've always wanted to go for a run dressed like a leprechaun, a monk, a convict, a pickle, a biker, a smurf, a gumball machine, a Viking, an em dash (google it), or a dirt bag runner named Ana - then here's your chance.

Fun evening trot, with prizes for best dressed, a few surprises and post-run complimentary beers at The Fernie Hotel. Meet at Dirt Jump Parking Lot for 6.30PM start, all welcome - bring your buddies!