Celebrating community with new Polar Peak lift. Over the weekend a historic moment in skiing history happened for the community of Fernie, British Columbia. The New Polar Peak lift opened as part of the season long celebration of 50 years of skiing in the community of Fernie, British Columbia.
New Ski lift is officially open at Fernie Alpine Resort. The Polar Peak lift officially opened with rave reviews and celebration of the 50 years of skiing in the community of Fernie, British Columbia. Polar Peak gives a new meaning to Peak experience. Polar Peak is the only new lift in the BC Rockies this
Skiers lookin for snow? Post Holiday I have been getting lots of notes from skiing friends who live near ski resorts across Canada and the United States. In summary it is good to see that snow has finally arrived around Quebec City at Mont Sainte Anne and Stoneham. In the US resorts have not been
Polar Peak update and Christmas storm brings snow to Fernie. Lift construction crew and Fernie Alpine Resort team gave it all they could to try and get Polar Peak running but ran out of time as the Holidays closed in. So plan is now to have Polar Peak operational for sure by January 14th as
Polar Peak getting closer and closer. Team has made more progress. Essentially the Bottom drive of the lift is all approved. The towers inspection is completed. We still have to get the 12 hr of continuous run with load test completed. We cannot do this until we have all of the circuits (electrical/safety aspects) of
Polar Peak is coming soon!! Get ready to ski the peak at Fernie Alpine Resort!! Lift construction crew and Fernie Alpine Resort team have been working around the clock to get this lift up and running for the Holidays! Many skiers and riders are looking forward to this Christmas Present to celebrate the 50th Anniversary
Ski Patrol access Dancer safety line. Fernie Alpine Resort put in an engineered safety line so the ski patrol can access the Lizard Headwall, Dancer chutes area, to do snow control work. This combined with the new Polar Peak lift will assist the ski patrol team greatly in their efforts to do snow control work.
Splicing cable today in snow at Fernie Alpine Resort. It is snowing hard right now and we have had 15cm new already today. Today the crew is finishing off getting the haul rope installed on the new Polar Peak lift. We are hoping to have the lift operational during the Holidays. Snow and more snow
Santa spotted 1st Skiing in the Canadian Rockies. In addition Santa made a surprise visit over the weekend to check on construction update for the new Polar Peak lift. Santa found good progress on the lift as the crews have been working around the clock. The top terminal bull-wheel has been installed, the communication line
New Polar Peak lift installation video. We flew the towers on December 2nd. Crews doing all they can to try and get this lift ready for Christmas! Check out the latest video by Dylan Siggers. Dylan is a young Free-Ski/All mountain ski star from the community of Fernie, BC. Kootenay Influence Ep.1 Polar Peak Chair