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The City of Fernie
Is a community with an area population of approximately 5,100 residents. Located in the Elk Valley, southeastern British Columbia. Fernie is located in an area renowned for its world class recreation and outstanding mountain environment. Strong interest and investment in the area over the past several years has come from Australia, Europe and Great Britain and other international locations
If this is your first encounter with the town of Fernie, British Columbia, prepare to fall in love. The dramatic Canadian Rocky Mountains completely encircle the small, charismatic community and the stellar ski destination of Fernie Alpine Resort. This is a mountain town that is growing in reputation not only for its skiing and snowboarding but its lifestyle, inspiring beauty and varied activities and festivals in summer.
Established in 1898, Fernie is complete with turn of the century buildings, engaging history and legends and a thriving arts culture. Why is this place different? Unlike many destinations, you don't feel like you're part of a packaged experience - you take the day at your pace and do what you want to do. Here, you're on Fernie time.