Step inside the interpretive centre in the yurt at the top of the Elk Chair and explore fossils, artifacts and information about the unique geological formations and fossils to be found, and the wildlife that makes it's home here in the Elk Valley. The yurt can be accessed by hiking from the base area, or taking the Elk Chairlift, daily 10.30am-4.30pm.
Nature Bob guiding a sightseeing tour around Fernie Alpine Resort
WHO IS NATURE BOB?
'Nature Bob' (Bob Livsey) has been guiding people around at Fernie Alpine Resort for over 11 years. Bob is a certified naturalist interpreter with a background in forestry who has a great passion for the mountains and a depth of knowledge that is only achievable through years of experience. Through winter he runs snow shoe walks and in the summer. Throughout our local mountain range there is a huge variety of native flora, wildlife and fossils. Without doubt the way to learn about these subjects and walk these mountains is with Bob. When he's not out guiding, he's on hand to answer questions and chat with visitors at the yurt. Take an interpretive guided hike on one of the resort's many trails and gain a deeper understanding of how our valley was formed and how special our ecosystem is. Bob and his team of guides will help you discover some secrets of the natural world while exploring the rugged terrain around Fernie Alpine Resort.