Four locations around Fernie offer some cross-country ski gear to rent. Most are open 7 days a week during the season.
Gear Hub Sports
401 1st Avenue, Fernie
From highway 3, take 4th Street into downtown. Store is located on left before the railway crossing. The daily rental rate is $25 per day as of December 2018.
It is recommended to call ahead as it gets busy on weekends.
GearHub Adventure Rentals GearHub has expanded! We are now operating a second, rentals-focused location in Fernie called GearHub Adventure Rentals. This new rental location is operating out of the Fernie Stanford Hotel. This means there is now a place to rent XC ski equipment at the intersection of Hwy 3 and Mount Fernie Park Road, just 2.5 km from the West Fernie bridge.
Open 8:30am – 11am and 3pm – 8pm from Thursday to Sunday
432 2nd Avenue, Fernie
From highway 3, take 4th Street into downtown. Turn left on 2nd Avenue. The store is located on the right next to the medical clinic. Ski Base has several sets of rental skis in adult sizes.
Located at the Fernie Alpine Resort
5258 Highline Drive click here for map
Go 5 km west of Fernie on highway 3, turn north at the Fernie Alpine Resort sign. Turn right after 1 km on Highline Drive. Keep your left for 350 m until you reach the Snow Creek Lodge where the rental shop is located.