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Join us on a great summer hike exploring a variety of spectacular alpine trails, meadows & summits around Fernie Alpine Resort. View local wildlife, ancient fossils and native fauna.

Below you will find a brief description of the hiking trails offered at Fernie Alpine Resort. Trails are located on-mountain via chairlift access.

Timber Express Chairlift: Saturdays & Sundays plus Holiday Mondays. 10.30am - 4.30pm
Elk Quad Chairlift: Daily, 10.30am 4.30pm (open until 7pm on Thursdays)

Difficulty: Easy technical trail with strenuous uphill
Lift: Elk Quad Chairlift
Time: 2- 4 hours

The Summer Road Trail begins at the top of the Elk Chair. Winding through the Lizard Bowl via switchbacks, the ascent is quite easy with no steep ascents - just a constant uphill to the top of the Boomerang Chair and the Bear Chair.

Difficulty: Easy
Lift: Timber Express Chairlift
Time: 45mins - 1.5 hours

The Lost Boys Lookout and Lost Boys Loop Trails offer an easy walk through the alpine meadows.

Difficulty: Easy
Lift: Timber Express Chairlift
Time: 1.5 to 3 Hours

The White Pass Trail follows the Lost Boys Lookout trail to Milky Way where you turn right and go north up the road to the top of Whitepass Chair. From this viewpoint you will be looking directly into Currie Bowl and Polar Peak is immediately in front of you.

Difficult: Easy
Lift: Timber Express Chairlift
Time: ½ hour – 1 hour

Difficulty: Advanced
Lift: Timber Express Chairlift
Time: 3.5 - 7 hours

The Polar Peak Trail follows the Lost Boys Trail out to the Lookout. From here it turns right and follows the Lizards Range crest all the way around to Polar Peak. The trail offers spectacular views for the entire trip. At 2100 metres, Polar Peak provides a 360 degree panorama of the surrounding area. From Polar Peak, return to the saddle between Currie Headwall and Polar Peak and follow the trail back to the Hut at the Top of Whitepass Chair. Return to the Timber Chair to download or take the Timber Trek to the base.

Sib Ridge is a short ½ hour to 1 hour hike which goes straight up left of the Timber Chair. Elevation change on this hike is minimal .The views as you descend Sib Ridge are spectacular as you are looking directly down the Elk Valley. Be ready to turn right on the trail before you hit any steep descents. This right turn goes west across Morning Glory (towards Mammoth Head) and comes out on Falling Star just below a rock cut, which is filled with fossilized crinoid parts and the occasional bivalve. As you come out on Falling Star turn right again and you have a short uphill back to the Timber Chair.

The Resort offers a wealth of great summer activities for everyone to enjoy. Featured activities & services include:


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  • 5339 Ski Hill Road, Fernie, BC V0B 1M6
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