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Fernie Resort Report Feedback Thread

 Poster: A snowHead
Poster: A snowHead
This is a feedback thread for hd's and nbt's resort reports:

Fernie (April 2004)
Fernie (January 2008)

Feel free to add, comment, or write your own report...
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 Obviously A snowHead isn't a real person
Obviously A snowHead isn't a real person
Two very good and in many ways, very differing reports: nbt experienced Fernie after a drought and loved it, whilst hd experienced the best snow of the last 2 decades and wasn't quite as impressed Shocked I can see hd's point about the nasty traverses but it's what's at the end of them that counts... snowHead

When I get round to it, I'll post mine, which'll probably paint a different perspective again snowHead
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 Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
Sharkymark, some of the traverses are not just a pain in the bum for a boarder, they are down right impossible after a dump, as you have to take your board off to walk the uphill bits and then you sink up to your waist in the snow. Mad

Don't get me wrong we had an absolutely stonkingly superb time - probably my best week's snowboarding ever. Maybe I should just have been a bit more realistic with my expectations. Is there anywhere that fresh tracks can be cut all day every day...? wink
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All the pics. snowHead

28 Jan

Currie Bowl soon after it opened. Fresh tracks everywhere. Smile

29 Jan


30 Jan

Surprize Trees

Diamond Back Ridge

Anaconda Glades - steep!

The Old Elevator Restaurant

31 Jan

Overnight snow

Queue for first lift. We got on the 12th chair to depart.

Cedar Bowl. Not too shabby. snowHead

At the top of Anaconda Glades

Sign at the entrance to the hike up to Morning Glory

1 Feb

Morning Glory, 9.20am. First tracks just about to be scored. Smile

Skier jumping underneath the White Pass chairlift

Crowds waiting for the opening of Currie Bowl

Lizard Bowl

Cedar Bowl

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 Anyway, snowHeads is much more fun if you do.
Anyway, snowHeads is much more fun if you do.
Nice sign from the patrol guys - they know their stuff. The traversing isn't so much of an issue if you're goofy - its a goofy resort for some reason & the benefit is that they do keep the regular punters from lapping the best stuff. Ananconda/Bootleg is a sweet lap on a powder day.

Did you hit the start of Alberta school hols or is everyone in Calgary so rich from oil that they don't bother working any more?
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