Winter Weather? Let’s go Skiing!

By / 5th December, 2018 / Fernie / Off

 Fernie BC weatherStarting the Ski Season with the Best Fernie BC Weather

As the Fernie BC weather turns from autumn to winter, it’s time to grab your skis and snowboards to enjoy the legendary powder in Fernie! Snow falls, and excitement rises along the Canadian Rockies, and with amazing Fernie hotels, you’ll never be without a place to stay while enjoying the best slopes. As you visit the great central location of Red Tree Lodge, you’ll be able to enjoy everything that Fernie has to offer and be in the prime area to enjoy the Fernie powder.

Where to Ski/Snowboard in Fernie Fernie BC weather

With so many runs to choose from, you’ll never be without a perfect place to ski in Fernie! Fernie is especially known to be one of the best skiing destinations on the Powder Highway in North America. You’ll be able to experience the legendary powder for yourself while staying at the best Fernie BC lodging.

The Fernie BC weather is one of the many reasons why the skiing in Fernie is perfection. Some storm systems will drop more than 100 centimeters of snow before morning – the legendary Fernie Factor!  This always makes for a memorable day on the slopes. The powder snow brings in folks from around the world and is what makes Fernie the place to be. Booking your stay with Red Tree Lodge ensures that you’ll never be far from your next skiing adventure.

Lodge Amenities for Winter Guests Fernie BC weather at the Red Tree Lodge

For those who are staying with local Fernie BC lodging at our amazing Red Tree Lodge, we offer an excellent deal on lift passes for the Fernie Alpine Resort! Save up to 15 percent during a minimum three-night stay when you book one of our ski packages. You can enjoy the gorgeous trails and five alpine bowls while relaxing in the comforts of your Fernie BC hotel.

Hotel Hot TubThe Perfect Fernie BC Stay

Red Tree Lodge prides itself in being in a perfectly central location in downtown Fernie BC.  We have a wide range of amenities to help you warm up after a chilly day on the slopes. Treat yourself to a complimentary breakfast snack every morning of muffins, yogurt, coffee, and tea, and enjoy our indoor swimming pool and hot tub throughout your visit. A heated boot room means you’ll never have to worry about the Fernie BC weather ruining your favorite shoes. Red Tree Lodge provides the perfect Fernie BC stay by making sure that every detail of your trip is superb.


Festive Fernie

By / 7th November, 2018 / Fernie / Off

Start to the Holiday Season

There is no better location than Fernie to experience and celebrate the joy of the holiday season. Fernie’s chilly fall temperatures, friendly atmosphere, and majestic setting combine to form the perfect getaway for winter festivities. Find yourself surrounded by the gorgeous Rocky Mountains as light snowfall dusts the city streets. In the autumn months of October, November, and into December, this Canadian city becomes a winter wonderland. Book your stay at Red Tree Lodge this season and make lasting memories at one of the best Fernie BC hotels. Here are just a few of the events that make this incredible location a holiday hotspot!

Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights at Fernie BC HotelsThe Festival of Lights, held in beautiful downtown Fernie, is one of the city’s most dazzling celebrations. This annual event fills the crisp night sky with brilliant light and sound. Local artists and musicians come together in November to exhibit their unique craft and performance. Watch as awe-inspiring visual installations are illuminated throughout Station Square.  Everything is just minutes from one of the premier Fernie BC hotels, Red Tree Lodge! The festive night ends with a parade along 2nd Avenue showcasing even more amazing visuals.

Elk Valley Festival of Trees

From mid-November through the first weekend in December, the Elk Valley Festival of Trees provides an exquisite array of Christmas Trees.  Each tree is sponsored by a different Fernie business. Various events are held throughout the festival, including:

  • the Tree Lighting Reception & Spirits of Christmas Kick-Off Party,
  • Black Friday Holiday Fair,
  • Date Night & Kids Movie Night,
  • and more!

Purchase a ballot and raise money for a local charity by voting for your favorite tree!

Light Up The Night from Fernie BC HotelsHoliday Kick-Off Light Up Party

Another great Fernie holiday celebration to experience with your family is the Holiday Kick-Off Light Up Party. Not much will get you in the spirit like witnessing the winter lights display being switched on throughout beautiful downtown. Watch the streets become illuminated from outside of the courthouse.  As well, come take advantage of the delicious free barbeque provided by the city. After the downtown display is lit, walk through the quaint streets and visit the wide variety of boutique shops and stores.

Best Fernie BC Hotels

With so many fantastic holiday festivities, it’s easy to see what makes this magical location a favorite winter getaway. Book your stay at Red Tree Lodge and experience the most wonderful time of year at one of the best Fernie BC hotels! Enjoy a winter escape you won’t soon forget. Red Tree Lodge is waiting for you!

Where to Eat in Fernie BC

By / 18th September, 2018 / Fernie / Off

No matter what brings you to this beautiful part of Canada, our Fernie BC lodging will provide you with a convenient and delicious meal. Nothing enhances your stay more than a tasty plate of comfort food. Whether you find yourself at Red Tree Lodge for the mountain biking, downhill skiing, or any other adrenaline-fueled Fernie activity, there will always be a hot plate of food accompanying your comfortable bed. Our on-site Smokehouse restaurant supplies guests with mouth-watering offerings, all without leaving the comfort of the Lodge. Book your Fernie BC lodging with Red Tree Lodge and indulge in every part of your trip.

Smokehouse Restaurant


Fernie BC lodging Food - Smokehouse Brisket Sandwich

Smokehouse Brisket Sandwich

Located within Red Tree Lodge, Smokehouse Restaurant gives you easy access to some of the best new food in Fernie. Sink your teeth into Cajun-based dishes and appetizers featuring tender meats slowly cooked until they fall off the bone. With a menu boasting sophisticated vegetarian options alongside dishes such as slow-roasted New York striploin, cherrywood smoked chicken leg, and, of course, applewood smoked ribs, chef Keith Ilavsky caters to carnivores and vegetarians alike. Smokehouse is open from 5 pm to 10 pm daily, and reservations can conveniently be made at the Lodge’s front desk. The restaurant also caters to group events and weddings.

Hot Breakfast


While our Fernie BC lodging does provide patrons with a complimentary breakfast snack (including muffins, fresh fruit, yogurt, coffee, and tea), some guests prefer a more substantial morning meal. Luckily, there are plenty of local cafes that cook up a hearty breakfast. Try Big Bang Bagels on Second Ave for a savory toasted egg sandwich, or Mugshots Cafe one street over for a hot plate of eggs, bacon, and toast. Ask our friendly staff for their recommendations for the best Fernie breakfast joints, and get fueled up for the fun activities you have planned.

Fernie BC lodging Food - Smokehouse Ratatouille

Smokehouse Ratatouille

Fernie BC Lodging

Book your Fernie BC lodging with Red Tree Lodge and take advantage of the delicious on-site offerings. After a long day in the beautiful Canadian outdoors, walk just feet from your room and grab a table at our Smokehouse Restaurant. Appreciate tasty convenience at Red Tree Lodge.