Loads of New Year snow at Fernie, Kimberley, and Nakiska

 

FERNIE ALPINE RESORT

SNOW UPDATE

Over 12ft of snowfall since the season start, close to 10cm in the past 48hrs , and a heavy system promising to hang around all week and dump fresh powder on the 5 bowls at Fernie Alpine Resort!   Warmer temps right now and great snow conditions with a 100% of ski runs open (113 runs).

WHAT’S NEW?

New kids’ fun ski features in the Minute Maid Wilderness Adventure Centre debuted over the holidays and has significantly enhanced the animation of the entire area featuring cut out trees,  CPR tunnel, and a Teck Coal Miner tires for kids to ski around.

Check Fernie's current snow conditions on our snow conditions page.

Fernie Alpine Resort

Photo courtesy of Resort of the Canadian Rockies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEEKEND EVENTS

Saturday, January 08, 2011: Kinky Rail Jam 

Skiers and snowboarders will slide in style at Fernie Alpine Resort's Kinky Rail Jam. Open to both skiers and snowboarders, the annual rail competition will be set in a jam format so that each rider has a number of feature options. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers in each category. Overall talent and skill will help the judges choose their champions.  The entry fee is $25 + HST and online registration is now OPEN! Online registration is available at www.skircr.com/compete.

Burton Snowboard Demo 

Come check out the latest and greatest in Burton snowboard gear. Camber vs Rocker?  Flying V and Frostbite Edge technology? The Burton Demo Team will be on-site from 9am-4pm to explain all the tech and let you try it out! Please note that the demo is FREE but a credit card is required to test out equipment.

UPCOMING EVENTS

January 15- 16: Avalanche Awareness Days

January 22: Raging Elk Cardboard Derby 

January 29: Kokanee Snow Dreams – 7th Annual

February 4-6: Rossignol Junior Freeski Comp presented by FRESH

 

KIMBERLEY ALPINE RESORT

SNOW UPDATE

3cm of snow overnight and lots of snow in the forecast for the duration of the week with good skiing temperatures at Kimberley Alpine Resort. 68 runs open and all lifts operating (total: 5)

WHAT’S NEW?

Night skiing is on at Kimberley Alpine Resort featuring Canada’s longest lit ski run!  New this year, children 12 and under ski at night for FREE! Night ski operations run every Thursday through to Saturday (inclusive) from 5:30-8:30pm until March 12, 2011, with a bonus Sunday night on February 20th in spirit of Family Day weekend.

Check Fernie's current snow conditions on our snow conditions page.

Fernie Alpine Resort

Photo courtesy of Resort of the Canadian Rockies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEEKEND EVENTS

Saturday

3:00pm – Après Ski and Live Music in the Stemwinder Bar & Grill

5:00pm - 8:00pm - Skating (weather permitting)

(skate rentals available at rental shop, open until 8:30 during night skiing)

6:00pm - 8:00pm - Kids Rule Games Night for kids 4-12

(register at guest services) cost is $5.00 per child

for an extra $10 per child a kids meal from Kelsey’s can be included

5:00pm – 8:30pm - Night Skiing

6:30pm - 8:30pm - Kootenay Fondue Snowshoe Tour (register at ski school)

4:00pm - 6:00pm - Snowshoe mountain descent (register at ski school)

Sunday

3:00pm - Après Ski and Live Music in the Stemwinder Bar & Grill

5:00pm - 8:00pm -Skating (weather permitting)

(skate rentals available at rental shop, open only until 5pm)

4:00pm - 6:00pm - Snowshoe mountain descent (register at ski school)

UPCOMING EVENTS 

January 29-30: SHREDFEST - Rossignol Junior Freeski Comp

February 12: Slopes For Hope Challenge – NEW Canadian Cancer Society Fundraiser!

 

NAKISKA RESORT

SNOW UPDATE

Great skiing temperatures with a predicted big snow storm to hit for the duration of the week.  Fantastic grooming and 55 ski runs open featuring the NEW NaJIBska rail park fully open with all features accessible on Elbow.

WHAT’S NEW?

NaJIBska Rail Park is now open with a large variety of brand new features ready for jibbing and located on Elbow (accessed from the Silver Chair Express)

Check Fernie's current snow conditions on our snow conditions page.

Fernie Alpine Resort

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NEW Snack Shack at the base of the Minute Maid Learning Centre opened over the holidays. Serving hot drinks and handy snacks, ideal for families using these facilities and parents watching their young ones learn the sport!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

January 15:  Avalanche Awareness Day

January 20: Ladies' Day Ski Trip - lift pass, lunch, guest speaker, and 1.5 hours of group instruction tailored to women. Skiers and Snowboarders welcome - $119 + GST

January 21-23: K1 Super Combi Camp Hosted by Alberta Alpine

January 26-28: Junior Speed Camp Hosted by Alberta Alpine

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