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  • Lift access hiking at Fernie Alpine Resort in the summer

Join an experienced, professional guide on a great summer hike exploring a variety of spectacular alpine trails, meadows & summits around Fernie Alpine Resort.

Open June 24 - September 3, 2023 for summer operations.

Elk Chair Hours: 10:30am - 4:30pm daily. (Until 7pm on Thursdays)

NB: Elk Chair is currently closed as of August 17, 2023. Timber Chair will run daily until the Elk Chair is running again. Operations subject to change without notice, please visit the Fernie Alpine Resort website or social media for details.

Timber Chair Special 2023 Opening Dates:

  • July 2nd, August 5th & 6th and September 2nd
  • Chairlift hours: 10:30am - 4pm 
  • Lost Boys Cafe open for drinks & snacks: 10:30am - 3:30pm
  • Live Music from Loop Hole & Twisted Tree 12 - 3pm
  • Hiking Trails available from top of Timber Chair:
    • Pika Pass
    • Lost Boys Lookout
    • Siberia Ridge
    • White Pass Road
    • All other trails closed

Choose from Specialty Guided Interpretive Hikes or customize your own personal guided hike. View the spectacular Rocky Mountains and the Elk Valley. Keep your camera ready for a chance to see local wildlife.

Pick up the Summer Hiking Trail Map

Hardcopies are free and can be found at Fernie Visitor Information Centre, or Guest Services at Fernie Alpine Resort

Fernie Alpine Resort Hiking Trail Map 2019

Fernie Alpine Resort Summer Trail Map

Guided Hikes

Available daily with advance booking at the Fernie Alpine Resort Adventure Centre, or by phone booking (250-423-2435). Minimum of 2 guests required for half & full-day guided hikes.

Choose from Old Growth Magical Forest or Griz Face - See details & pricing

Specialty Hikes

A guided hike exploring the unique flora, fauna, fossils and forests of Fernie Alpine Resort.  Hikers should bring water, a light lunch and snacks. See details and pricing

Nature Bob's Interpretive Centre

Bob Livsey (Nature Bob) is a certified naturalist interpreter with a background in forestry. He and his team have been leading hikes in the Fernie area for multiple years and prior to that was employed as an interpreter at a very large wetland in central Ontario. Bob will help you discover some secrets of the natural world while exploring the rugged terrain around Fernie Alpine Resort.

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

  • Contact Information
  • 250-423-4655
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  • 5339 Ski Hill Road, Fernie, BC V0B 1M6
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