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.
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.”
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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.
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!