Oh yes people, the first resort to open in the Kootenays, does so with fine flare. As of November 22, 2010, with over 100cm of snow in the past 7 days, Fernie Alpine Resort opens with an estimated 44 runs on four chairlifts: Elk Quad, Great Bear Express, Boomerang Triple, and Haul Back T-bar. Hells yes. Check out the stats:

Past 7 Days – 104 cm/41 in
Year to date – 166 cm/65 in
Snow Pack – 79 cm/31 in

Forecast for the weekend looks good on the warm and snowy side of the Canadian Rockies!

Open terrain will include:
Lower Mountain – OPEN
Boomerang Area – OPEN
Bear Area – OPEN
Lizard Bowl – OPEN
Cedar Bowl – OPEN

Visit Fernie Alpine Resort’s website for discounted early season rates. Have fun shredding.

Gettin' Sum