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On Thursday October 13th, ski film Ascent To Powder – Tale of a Ski Town, will bring the Fernie story to audiences starting 6pm EST at the Toronto Snow Show at the Ski Television Main Stage, and on Tourism Fernie’s digital platforms an hour later at 7pm EST. The film will be shown again at the Toronto Snow Show Friday, October 14 at 6pm, and 2pm both Saturday and Sunday at the Ski Television Main Stage.

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Epic snow. Big lines. Vast mountains. A historic town, complete with stories and legends. Interesting characters. Passionate people. This is Fernie. Where legendary skiing and snowboarding fuses with real stories from locals, pioneers, ski bums and freeskiers in one of the most classic ski towns in North America.

This 22-minute film, also being released on USA TV Networks this fall, shows off the epic skiing and riding at Fernie Alpine Resort, Island Lake Catskiing and FWA Powder Catskiing and features prominent locals Mark Gallup, Heiko Socher, Dylan Siggers, Andrea Byrne, Ross Janzen, Blair Craig, Kevin Giffin and indie band Shred Kelly. Additional skiers and riders include Nick McNutt, Mikel Witlox, Rob Heule, Ben Ogilvie, Dave Ortlieb and Luca Debari.


  • Toronto Snow Show, Ski Television Main Stage Thursday October 13th 6pm EST, and again on Friday at 6pm and 2pm both Saturday & Sunday.
  • On YouTube & Vimeo starting 7pm EST October 13th
  • On USA TV Networks this October through New Visions Worldwide Distribution, watch for updates here.
  • In Fernie on the big screen at The Vogue Theatre 7pm October 20th. Apres Film Social at The Fernie with an acoustic set by Shred Kelly. Proceeds to the Fernie Freestyle Club

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