Fernie In Brief

About Fernie Ski Resort

Getting To FAR:
Calgary: 300km (187 miles).
Cranbrook: 100km (62 miles).
Fernie town: 4km (2.5 miles).
Bus and taxi services available from Calgary and Cranbrook.
Frequent daily shuttle services from downtown Fernie to the resort.


Altitude: 1,070 - 1,920m (3,510 - 6,300ft).


Skiable Terrain: 2,500 acres.


No of Ski Lifts: 10.
2 high speed quad chairlifts, 2 quad chairlifts, 2 triple chairlifts, 4 surface lifts (1 t-bar, 1 platter, 1 tow, 1 conveyor)


Types of Pistes:
112 Trails, 5 bowls and tree skiing.
30% beginner, 40% intermediate, 30% advanced.
Longest Run - 5km (3 miles) Falling Star.
Cross Country - 14 kms.


Mountain Restaurants: 9.


Main Advantages:
Extensive range of skiing; excellent snow record.


Drawbacks
Limited apès-ski; small downtown area, limited selection of mountain restaurants.