Fernie ski resort in British Columbia just received 75cms (30 inches) of new snow in 24 hours on November 3rd, 2013. This video shows some locals getting shacked in a way that just doesn’t seem right for this early in the season.
Fernie had a good season last year with 1110cms (437 inches) of snowfall. This year, they are well on there way to beating that number.
Winter has arrived early to Fernie Alpine Resort! Check out Robin and Dylan riding the early season pow and get stoked for opening at the end of the month! – Fernie
Fernie, B.C. Info:
Fernie (Ktunaxa: ¢aqahak ) is a city in the Elk Valley area of the East Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia,Canada, located on BC Highway 3 on the eastern approaches to the Crowsnest Pass through the Rocky Mountains. Founded in 1898 and incorporated as the City of Fernie in July 1904, the municipality has a population of 4 811 with an additional 1 899outside city limits in communities under the jurisdiction of the Regional District of East Kootenay. A substantial seasonal population swells the city during the winter months. – wikipedia
Fernie lies on the Elk River, along Canada‘s southernmost east-west transportation corridor through the Rockies that crosses the range via the Crowsnest Pass, 40 kilometres (25 mi) to the east. As the largest and longest-established community betweenCranbrook and Lethbridge, Fernie serves as a minor regional centre, particularly for its fellow Elk Valley communities.