Fernie, BC (December 3, 2009) — Fernie Alpine Resort is ready to open for the season with the most snowfall in 34 yrs! Daily operations commence this Saturday Dec. 5, 2009. Alpine conditions are fantastic with over a 6ft of settled snow base in the 5 alpine bowls. With more snow in the forecast for the weekend, skiing and snowboarding will be AMAZING at Fernie Alpine Resort!
See NEW video footage on YouTube.com showing AWESOME current snow conditions at Fernie Alpine Resort!
Opening Day (Dec 5th) Lift Operations & Services:
All main lifts will be operating (with the exception of the Deer Chair) including:
Timber Bowl Express
White Pass Quad
Great Bear Express Quad
Mighty Moose & Mini-Moose operations are still to be determined.
Check Fernie Alpine Resort’s online snow report for opening day details including up-to-date conditions, lift status, and trail openings. (http://www.skifernie.com/conditions/snow-report.aspx)
On-mountain, service availability includes:
Kelsey’s Bar & Grill
Lost Boys’ Cafe
Rental & Repair Shop
TELUS Winter Sports School
Sports Alpine Boutique
About Fernie Alpine Resort
Fernie Alpine Resort is regularly named one of the Top Ski Resorts in North America, and is home to over 29 feet of legendary powder each winter, the “Griz” and more. Fernie Alpine Resort is part of the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies (RCR) Family. RCR www.skircr.com is one of the largest ski resort owners/operators in North America, owning five ski resorts across Canada, including Fernie Alpine Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort in British Columbia, Nakiska Ski Resort in Alberta; and Mont-Sainte-Anne and Stoneham in Qu_bec. RCR aims to provide our guests with the best vacation and recreational experience possible.