Route 95A in southeast British Columbia is known as “The Powder Highway”. The region is home to seven ski resorts that are blessed with copious amounts of the lightest snow on the earth.
The tour is based in Fernie which has had a record 37 feet of snow in a season. It’s also been voted as the coolest town in North America by Rolling Stone magazine.
Fernie delivers over 2500 acres of skiable terrain,142 named runs, 6 alpine bowls, state of the art snowmaking and grooming equipment, and an exceptional beginner’s area, Fernie is a true winter playground for skiers and riders of all levels. Also now featuring the most snow, most ski runs, and biggest vertical in the Rockies!Epic snow. Big lines. Vast mountains. A historic town complete with stories & legends. Interesting characters. Passionate people. This is Fernie. Where legendary skiing and snowboarding fuses with real stories from locals, pioneers, ski bums and freeskiers in one of the most classic Rocky Mountain ski towns in North America.
Fernie also has incredible back country cat skiing that guarantees fresh tracks for a limited number of guests. Skiers will do 8-10 runs and 10,000-12,000 vertical feet in the day. If they make a turn in someone else’s tracks they are doing it wrong!!
On tour, guests will combine inbound resort skiing and back country cat skiing.
• 9 nights twin share ski in ski out accommodation at the Lizard Inn at Fernie
• 7 day ski pass at Fernie. (we can include a 2 day back country training camp for a small additional fee)
• 2 days cat skiing
• 9 breakfasts
• Transfers to and from Cranbrook or Calgary Airport and Fernie
• Tour host
• Ski and snowboard hire (if required)
• Lunches and dinners
• Alcoholic Purchases
• Personal spending
• Additional cat skiing days
• Comprehensive travel insurance that includes medical cover for skiing including cat skiing
Can’t make the tour dates but still want to ski Fernie with Big Adventure Club? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us put together a customised tour.
0-50 – Low, 50-70 – Medium, 70-100 – High
- Technical Skills Required
- Fitness Required
- Filth Factor