By Powder Matt

Fernie Alpine Resort wins the best ski resort in North America from World Snow Awards beating out other destination ski resorts like Whistler, Banff, Vail, Mammoth, Squaw Valley, Aspen, Telluride and many others.

This award is absolutely huge! Why? check out the incredible list of judges- there has not been a more respected, industry leading panel of ski journalist, industry executives, ski professionals, media and tour operator’s ever assembled. These judges know there stuff and have all skied all over North America. So a big ‘Shout out of Thanks’ goes to each below….thank you, thank you!

Henry Druce – Editor, Daily Mail Ski and Snowboard magazine
Cat Weakley – Deputy Editor, Daily Mail Ski and Snowboard magazine
Abigail Challenor – Digital Editor,
Dave Watts – Editor, Where to Ski & Snowboard and Executive editor, Daily Mail Ski and Snowboard magazine
Tim Holmes – Director of Snowsports, VOS Media
Martin Bell – Former Olympic Ski racer
Graham Bell – Former Olympic ski racer and Ski Sunday presenter
Sally Bartlett – MD, Ski Bartlett
Nick Morgan – MD, Le Ski
Warren Smith – Director, Warren Smith Ski Academy
Ed Leigh – Ski Sunday presenter and snowboarder
Damon Street – Former SIGB president and distributor of K2, Line and Volkl skis
Stu Brass – Director, Soulsports
Lynsey Devon – PR, Heaven Publicity
Caroline Stuart-Taylor – Former president of the Ski Club of Great Britain
Matthew Prior – MD, TUI
Hugh Walton – Executive Director, Inghams
James Cove – Editor, Planet Ski

We could not have won this award without the support of our guests, team, tour operators, ski media and community! thank you so much!
Powder Matt

2 Response Comments

  • Nick  November 8, 2012 at 4:01 pm

    We attended the awards which were held as part of the London Ski Show. Great evening at really proud to see Fernie win out over this competition, coming back for our 12th season visit to Fernie.

  • Bart Adrian  November 9, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    I’m going to Fernie for a week in January — after going to Whistler for many years we decided to make this a year we visit the interior. Looking forward to it!


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