2023 Fernie Canadian National Downhill Championships
Get ready for a gravity-filled, energetic weekend of downhill racing. Fernie Alpine Resort is proud to partner with SE Racing, Cycling Canada, and Cycling BC to welcome back the Fernie Dunbar Summer Series Canadian Nationals DH Championships. Fernie is the first of 4 stops on the Dunbar Summer Race series – the best downhill mountain bike series in Western Canada!
To keep informed on all the Dunbar Summer Series Races, visit their Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/dunbarsummerseries.
Registration for the event is now open at ccnbikes.com – Click the button below to register:
Friday – Timber Chair is open for racers, unofficial course inspection, and plate pickup.
Saturday – Practice, seeding runs for the elite categories and plate pickup.
Sunday – Race Day!
NOTE: The Timber Chair is open to racers only. The Elk Chairlift is open all weekend from 10:30 am – 4:30 pm for lift-accessed biking, hiking and sightseeing for racers, family and friends.
Several hotel options exist at the resort and in town for the event. Our central reservations team can help you find the best accommodation for your needs – packages are available. Call 1-800-258-7669 or visit https://skircr.com/vacations/summer-vacation-packages/
**Please book your accommodations early. Due to a large contractor staying in town for the summer, hotel availability is significantly less than in previous years.
Registered competitors get a discount on accommodation booked through Central Reservations – if racers did not receive their booking code, please email [email protected]
There are several options for camping for the event. Fernie has several campsites in town and close by. You can reserve spots in the following campgrounds for those looking for traditional campsites. Please book your camping early, as local campgrounds do sell out.
The Fernie RV Resort and Mt Fernie Provincial Park campgrounds are a short drive and located within 7km of the resort and venue.
Fernie RV Resort (full serviced sites and amenities including internet and laundry)
Mt Fernie Provincial Park (un-serviced sites but has washrooms, shower facilities and proper campsites with picnic tables and firepits)
Camping is also just outside of town at both Mountain Shadows Camping in Sparwood (approx 25min drive to the resort) and Kikomun Provincial Park near Lake Koocanusa (approx 30min drive from the resort)
Mountain Shadows Campground (serviced sites)
Kikomun Creek Provincial Park – 3 separate camping areas (mostly un-serviced sites with a limited number of sites with electrical hookups. Shower and washroom facilities available on site)
Basic parking lot camping will be available at the resort for the event. Campers must be self-contained as no services are available other than basic washrooms/porta-potties (no shower facilities, water, or power will be available). For those seeking more services, please see the campground options above.
Cost: $25+gst per night
Limited spaces are available. Reservations are required.
Reservations will open on Monday, May 29th, at noon Mountain Time Zone (11 am Pacific Time Zone).
Book Via the Link Below:
Thank you to SE Racing and Dunbar Cycles for supporting this event.
‘We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia for funding through the BC Fairs, Festivals, and Events Recovery Grant’.