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Encyclopedia > Fernie Alpine Resort
Fernie Alpine Resort
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Fernie Alpine Resort
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Nearest city: Fernie
Coordinates: 49°31′06″N, 115°06′03″W
Top Elevation: 1925 m
Base Elevation: 1068 m
Skiable Area: 10.1 km²
Runs: 107
Longest Run: 5 km
Lift system: 6 chairlifts
4 T-bar lifts
Terrain Parks:
Snow fall:
Web page: Ski Fernie

Fernie Alpine Resort is an Alpine ski resort, located near the town of Fernie, British Columbia, Canada. It is known particularly for its high annual snowfall, reportedly the highest of any resort in the Canadian Rockies, and for its powder skiing. Image File history File links Fernie-logo. ... Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Official languages none stated in law; English is de facto Flower Pacific dogwood Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 36 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water    (% of total)  Ranked... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = In monibus ad flumen (Latin: In the mountains by the river) Location City Information Established: 1897 Area: 16. ... A chairlift in Bad Hofgastein, Austria A chairlift, also known as a fixed-grip chairlift, is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a constantly moving loop of steel cable strung between two end terminals and generally over intermediate towers. ... A t-bar lift, also called t-bar, is a mechanised system for pulling skiers uphill. ... A ski resort is a ski area with a village and/or high-end accommodations and other amenities at the base of the mountain. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = In monibus ad flumen (Latin: In the mountains by the river) Location City Information Established: 1897 Area: 16. ... Rocky Mountains, White Goat Wilderness Area, Alberta, Canada The Canadian Rockies comprise the Canadian segment of the North American Rocky Mountains range. ...


The resort has 10 lifts servicing 107 different trails with a vertical drop of 857m (2811 ft). The resort has 2504 skiable acres. The average annual snowfall is 875cm (29ft).


Fernie Alpine Resort is owned by Resorts of the Canadian Rockies which also owns ski areas at Lake Louise, Kimberley, Fortress Mountain, Nakiska, Mont Sainte-Anne, and Stoneham. , Lake Louise and the glacier in winter the lake with the Chateau Lake Louise is both an actual lake and a nearby hamlet located in the Canadian province of Alberta in Banff National Park. ... Kimberley Bavarian cuckoo clock Kimberley is a small mining town in British Columbia, Canada, located in the southeastern tip of the province, along Highway 95A in between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains. ... Fortress Mountain is a ski resort in Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada. ... Nakiska is a ski resort in Albertas Kananaskis Country. ... Mont Ste-Anne is a ski resort East of Quebec, Canada Categories: Stub ... Stoneham is a village and a ski resort East of Quebec, Canada Categories: Canada geography stubs ...


History

Fernie Alpine Resort was originally called "Fernie Snow Valley" before being sold in 1997 to RCR. The Resort has also had some financial trouble over the last few years and undergone different management changes and "bail-outs" from financial backers. In 2005/2006 the Fernie Alpine Resort Is featured on Kokanee beer bottles and cans.


External links

  • Official home page
  • OurFernie.com A Community Co-op
  • Craig's Unofficial Fernie Alpine Resort Page is a local resident's take on the place, including photographs, semi-regular reports on snow conditions, trail descriptions, listings, etc.
  • First Tracks article on Fernie

  Results from FactBites:
 
Fernie Alpine Resort - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (209 words)
Fernie Alpine Resort is an Alpine ski resort, located near the town of Fernie, British Columbia, Canada.
Fernie Alpine Resort is owned by Resorts of the Canadian Rockies which also owns ski areas at Lake Louise Mountain Resort, Kimberley, Nakiska, Mont Sainte-Anne, and Stoneham.
Fernie Alpine Resort was originally called "Fernie Snow Valley" before being sold in 1997 to RCR (Resort of the Canadian Rockies).
Fernie Alpine Ski Resort, Rocky Mountains, British Columbia (664 words)
Fernie Alpine Resort is located in the Rocky Mountains of the British Columbia Rockies, offering some of the best skiing conditions in BC.
Fernie is the fastest growing resort in Canada, and one of the top ten resorts in North America.
Fernie is located on the Crowsnest Highway 3, in the extreme southeast corner of British Columbia, near the provincial border with Alberta and the Canada/USA border at Roosville.
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