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GUIDED HIKING TOURS

HIKING AT FERNIE ALPINE RESORT

OUR GUIDED HIKING PROGRAM IS BACK!

The lift-accessed hiking at Fernie Alpine Resort offers a variety of gorgeous trails throughout our local mountain ranges, for various abilities with views that will make you want to whip out your camera at every corner. Hikes ranging from easy (great for the whole family including children) to advanced, for experienced hikers ready for an all-day adventure. All provide great opportunities to see a variety of native flora, wildlife and fossils.

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

OLD GROWTH MAGICAL FOREST

Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Duration: Half Day (3 hrs)
Price (includes guided hike):
Small Group (1-2 guests) - $129 / Medium Group (3-4 guests) - $159 / Large Group (5-6 guests) - $189
Other details:
• Hike must be pre-booked.
• Please book at least 48 hours in advance - limited availability.

Description: This tour traverses the mountain to end up in an Old Growth Forest of Western Red Cedar. The terrain is all relatively downhill terrain and will pass some spectacular views.

GRIZ FACE

Difficulty: Moderate – uneven & rugged terrain
Duration: Full Day (5 hours)
Price (includes guided hike):
Small Group (1-2 guests) - $199 / Medium Group (3-4 guests) - $229 / Large Group (5-6 guests) - $259
Other details:
• Hike must be pre-booked.
• Please book at least 48 hours in advance - limited availability.

Description: This hike is an ascent of Lizard Bowl. The spectacular vistas of the Elk Valley will be unobscured, and the opportunities to view wildlife will increase as you get higher. On the trip, you will pass two or three areas where the alpine wildflowers are numerous, and the scree slopes will provide abundant habitat for seldom seen Pika’s and Golden Mantled Ground Squirrels. The fossils are everywhere in the limestone as this was at one time ancient shallow seabeds. The view from the top of Facelift will fill you with a sense of the magnitude of the mountains. Bring food/snacks, water, camera and wear sturdy footwear.

MEGASAURUS / BIKE THIEF LOOP

Difficulty: Moderate – Advanced
Duration: Half Day (2.5 - 3 hours)
Price (includes guided hike):
Small Group (1-2 guests) - $129 / Medium Group (3-4 guests) - $159 / Large Group (5-6 guests) - $189
Other details:
• Hike must be pre-booked.
• Please book at least 48 hours in advance - limited availability.

Description: From the top of the Elk Chair, the trail begins as an ascent up through the lower Lizard Bowl. The trail then traverses across the ‘three fingers’ (ski runs) that are visible from town before crossing through Currie Bowl and descending back down to the base area via the “Bike Thief” single track trail. Bring your buckets to collect wild huckleberries and raspberries!

WHAT TO BRING

• Daypack
• Lunch / Snacks / Water
• Camera & Binoculars
• Additional clothing (mountain weather & temperature can change quickly!)
• Be sure to wear sturdy footwear!

REGISTRATION

Please register for all guided hikes at Guest Services or contact us at:

Phone: 250-423-2435
Email: [email protected]

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