Fernie ski & snowboard holidays transport you to a beautiful area of the Rockies in south-western British Columbia. Located at a height of a little under eleven hundred metres with the highest lift at two thousand metres, and with an average snowfall of nine metres, Fernie is very popular with skiers and boarders looking for great powder conditions. The town of Fernie, which is four miles from the resort, was built as a mining town in the early nineteen hundreds. There are shuttle buses between the town and the ski village. With two hundred and twenty kilometres of piste offering slopes to suit all levels in skiing and boarding, Fernie ski & snowboarding holidays have wide appeal.
First time skiers & boarders have fantastic terrain with wide open slopes on the lower mountain. The standard of tuition is excellent and beginners will soon be taking their new found skills to slopes higher up the mountain. Take the Mini Moose and the Mighty Moose lifts and enjoy longer runs. The pistes are never crowded which adds to their apppeal. Intermediates have great powder in the Lizard bowl between the Polar and Grizzly peaks. They can find challenges on the long red run down to the resort from Elephant head. Advanced skiers can test their skills on the chutes and steep glades of the Currie Bowl. With mogul fields and gullies, this great terrain provides challenging conditions. Apart from the wide slopes and tree lined gullies, boarders also have a snow park on Falling Star. Cross country skiers have thirteen kilometres of trails.
Fernie hotels, apartments and lodges reach high standards of accommodation and service is bery good. This pretty village, nestling among forested slopes is framed by the rugged ridges and peaks of the western flank of the southern Rocky Mountains. Restaurants in the resort serve a wide variety of menu from fast foods to international cuisine and there are many more eateries in downtown Fernie. The town has plenty of shops with malls and boutiques. Apres ski is a relaxed affair even though there are a good many bars, pubs and clubs. A range of recreational activities include an indoor ice rink, curling, ice fishing, dog sledding and snow mobiling.The Fernie ski holiday season lasts from the beginning of December until the end of April. The transfer time from Calgary is three and a half hours. The area has year round popularity as the summer months see an influx of those who enjoy holidays in the great outdoors.
Fernie ski & snowboard holidays have a great reputation which owes much to the quality of the pistes, the superb snow record and the resort's warm and friendly atmosphere. While Fernie could never be called a cheap destination, the Cheekytrip web site you will find the holiday that costs the least. As a ski & snowboard price comparison site, Cheekytrip has access to the best deals from over three dozen holiday companies, all of which are competing for your custom. With such competition, you are sure to find the lowest tariffs and there are bargains to be found during the low season when hotels discount their prices. Just enter your point of departure, your dates and destination and with one quick search, we'll show you the Fernie ski or boarding holiday that costs the least. All you then have to do to secure your trip, is to make a phone call. Since offers change on a daily basis, to avoid disappointment, ring the number and book today.