Fernie is known as one of North America’s Best Snow Destinations, boasting over 1,000 hectares (2,500 acres) of skiing on named trails and bowls across a wide swath of the Lizard Range. At the Red Tree Lodge we want you to the most of your time in Fernie, and with the help of our Front Desk staff, who will book your adventures for you (plus help you save money!), it makes your trip hassle free! We can book popular activities including Fernie Alpine Resort lift passes, cat-skiing or getting the first tracks up at the resort.
Fernie Wilderness Adventures offers the opportunity to ride over 3,000 acres covered with untracked snow, providing a variety of ridges to begin your descents from. Enjoy an incredible cat-skiing day out with a professional guide and experience what many call “the experience of a lifetime.”
Discount Lift Tickets with Accommodations
However long you stay, however many days you want to ride, save between 5-15% off lift passes! Fernie Alpine Resort boasts an annual snowfall of between 900-1,200cms attracting skiers and riders from around the world. With 142 trails, 5 alpine bowls and 2,500+ acres covered with legendary powder.
Scenic Helicopter Tours
Take a scenic heli-tour of the Elk Valley and surrounding area with Ascent Helicopters and see the mountains from a whole new perspective! Each tour lasts about 20 minutes and in the winter you can see mountain goats, backcountry ski operations, majestic fields of untouched powder, and more. Aside from helicopter sightseeing tours, heli-skiing drops are also available. The heliport is just a quick drive from the hotel.
First Tracks @ FAR
Ever wondered what it’s like to ride Fernie’s legendary powder before the lifts even open? Well now you don’t have to wonder! Book your First Tracks package through the Red Tree Lodge and ride the soft dreamy snow before anyone else. (You are accompanied by a professional guide who will help to show you the best spots.)
Our sister company, Nonstop Ski & Snowboard offers a wide range of improvement camps and instructor courses that will quickly have you riding Fernie’s steep and deep like a pro! Our coaches are the most experienced and highly qualified, who will help boost your confidence around the whole mountain. They train every skill level, as well as guiding you to the sweetest spots on the mountain, sharing tips, drills and feedback that will boost your technique. Our packages are flexible and can include accommodation, lift passes, lessons, meals and plenty more!