Skiing Fernie, Top of Timber - Photo Tanya Koob
Family Ski Vacations at Fernie Alpine Resort

The small mountain town of Fernie can be reached in a 3-hour drive from Calgary, driving south into British Columbia through the Crowsnest Pass. It’s a reasonable distance for a long weekend ski getaway, and many families even consider Fernie Alpine Resort their “local hill” driving out most weekends after
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How to Have A Non Ski Ski Holiday
How to Have a Non Ski, Ski Holiday in Fernie, BC (Read On, I’ll Explain!)

What if I told you this winter my family decided to go on a family ski trip, sans ski? Would you look at me like I’d lost my balaclava? Better yet, what if I told you, we had an absolute blast doing anything and everything except skiing. Nothing against skiing
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A campsite with a view at Fernie Alpine Resort (photo: Nicole Matei)
Mountaintop Camping at Fernie Alpine Resort

I love backpacking for what it promises me: solitude, beautiful scenery, and a natural camping experience free from the noise of generators or loud music at the campsite next to me. The one thing I don’t like though is having to walk for hours to reach my campsite, while carrying
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Canadian Ski Hills – Nakiska, Fernie, Kimberley and Kicking Horse Ski Areas

  Nakiska is located in Kananaskis Country and is the closest resort to Calgary–which makes getting out for a day of skiing so easy! It has 64 runs and 4 chairlifts plus 2 carpet lifts. Fernie is known for its deep powder and heavy snowfalls! The resort has a total
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