Canadian Powder Tours Lodge (Hideaway Lodge in the summer season) was established in 1998 and specializes in guided ski vacations, and mountain bike tours. This unique accommodation features 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms on the ground floor of the lodge with an atmospheric summer outdoor living patio & a separate timber frame entrance.
Canadian Powder Tours Lodge not only specializes in ski vacations, they have also hosted customized mountain bike tours since 2008. The lodge is now open & welcomes visitors to our charming mountain community all year round. Guests at the lodge will be offered mouthwatering catering options, with healthy, hearty ingredients prepared by the owner, a chef & there's even the lodge's own food truck "Wheelie Good Eats" on site. This Hideaway is definitely a hidden gem in Fernie and has created lifelong memories for many guests who have stayed here.
The lodge has been split into 2 levels with guests having the ground floor to themselves as a separate accommodation while the hosts live on the first level. There are 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, a communal living/dining/kitchenette. An in-house certified chef and on-site host ensure that all your needs are met. Parking, bike/ski storage and great Fernie hospitality await your arrival. Ask about full lodge bookings and rates.
Enjoy all the amazing summer activities that Fernie has to offer from the comfort of the beautiful, relaxing lodge with stunning views of the Lizard Range. A very large and well-kept yard backing onto the Elk River offers access to lots of great fishing holes. The lodge is minutes from downtown and has easy access to biking and hiking trails and the ski hill. All catering options are available; a full cooked breakfast, cooked lunch and evening meals are optional. The focus is on organic and healthy cuisine, sourced, fresh, nutritional and always made from scratch. Snacks and drinks are available anytime. Meals can be arranged to suit the group and the food truck can cater to weddings and bigger parties.
Your hosts have been providing adventure holidays and specialized skiing and mountain bike tours since 1998 and they can assist you with all your holiday plans and activities offering a vast amount of knowledge and experience.
The Canadian Powder Tours Lodge "experience" has been rated up to 5 star by International specialist travel agents and has been featured in many press & media publications throughout the past 20 + years, offering a one of a kind holiday in a relaxing atmosphere with a 'touch' of local ambience. The introduction of our summer operations and Hideaway Lodge gives summer guests the opportunity to experience what we offer set alongside nature and in mountain surroundings with their own very "chilled-out" outdoor setting including a harvest dining table, BBQ, double sink, fire pit, music and evening lighting and optional in-house chef catering.
The log lodge is characteristic of the area, with a square log & chinking & a big timber frame entrance. The ground floor is separated exclusively for guests while the hosts live on the first level. There are 3 spacious bedrooms to suit either couples, singles or families and may be arranged as requested. There is a mix of comfortable queen or twin beds, all with down-filled quilts and pillows and cotton sheets. There are 3 bathrooms and plenty of soft, cotton towels are provided.
The living, dining, and kitchenette area has seating and a coffee table, a dining table with chairs, fridge, freezer, NSF stainless sink, microwave, countertop convection oven, toaster, kettle, coffee maker, smoothie blender & dishes. There are also games, foam roller, a couple of yoga mats, elastics, and small physio weights.
The boot room has room for skis & bikes if needed, and a shelter with a lock for bikes outdoors is available in a private area, there is a 6 boot, 6 glove boot dryer & plenty of drying space and benches to sit & get geared-up!
A summer highlight is the outdoor kitchen/dining area, private use for guests with a BBQ, firepit, bluetooth speaker, sinks, dishes & a log harvest table to socialise around. It is shaded & offers views of the Lizard Range while backing onto the beloved wetland where many bird species can be heard and watched as well as every other marsh inhabitant from beavers to moose, eagles, dragonflies endless, a secret nature reserve right at the lodge. There is access to the world-class Elk River fishing right from the lodge. Mountain bikers can access trails easily without ever having to drive, cycle right from the door.
There is also a bike wash station.
The value of the guiding can not be emphasized enough. Fernie Alpine Resort has over 140 marked trails; the open-bowl layout gives access to acres of hidden terrain, ridges and powder stashes that make it a ski enthusiast's paradise. Canadian Powder Tours provides a guided experience to our guests aimed towards black run-ability guests and guarantees the highest adrenaline satisfaction on the mountain! The resort also offers specialized clinics, a host service and winter sports school to take guests to that next level.
Summer mountain bike guiding can be arranged. Canadian Powder Tours has worked with a world-class mountain bike tour company for 14 years and is very familiar with the guiding needs of MTB guests. Gravel grinding is becoming popular in Fernie, this is a great local option for riders who want to check out the gravel roads.
Adventure motorcycle tourers are warmly welcomed with safe places for their bikes and a perfect spot to rest, eat & have a shower!
Hiking guides are also an option if you want to explore the area on foot. White water rafting, SUP lessons, nature tours, music festival, downtown social evenings with live music, river floats and swimming are to name but a few activities to add to your adventure.
Canadian Powder Tours will strive to ensure that your holiday in Fernie will be one of your most memorable and enjoyable ever.