Specialty Hike – Forestry
Explore and find out more about the mountain, the secrets it has to offer and enjoy the beautiful scenery on one of these special hikes! Our specialty hikes are fully guided by our experienced, professional staff. Specialty Hikes are moderate difficulty and 3 hours in length from 11am to 2pm.
Specialty Hike #5 – Forestry: The Secret History of Trees
Uncover the story behind the burnt out stumps that dot much of the mountain and how they’re part of a curse from Fernie’s past. Explore the mystical, 800 year old Old Growth Grove and discover how it gives away the secret of Fernie’s incredible amounts of powder snow in the winter.
What To Bring:
– Lunch/Snacks & Water
– Sunglasses & Sunscreen
– Camera & Binoculars
– Additional Clothing (mountain weather & temperatures can change quickly!)
– Be sure to wear sturdy footwear!
In Person: Adventure Centre @ Plaza
Online: Online booking link will be available shortly.
There are 5 specialty hikes in total this summer, each with a different theme.
2018 Specialty Guided Hikes
July 22nd: Mountain Wildflowers – More than just a pretty face
August 5th: Birds & Wildlife – Creatures of the forest
August 19th: Berries & Other Useful Plants – The all-natural foodie tour
September 2nd: Forestry – The secret history of trees