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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 from June 22 - September 2, 2024 for summer operations:

Elk Chair Hours: 10:30am - 4:30pm daily. (Until 7pm on Thursdays)
Timber Chair: Saturdays from July 13 plus Sunday August 4 & Sunday August 1. 10am - 3:30pm. 

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


Half Day: 1-2 Guests $241 / 3-4 Guests $302 / 5-6 Guests $344
Full Day: 
1-2 Guests $376 / 3-4 Guests $470 / 5-6 Guests $502

Call or email the Summer Adventure Centre to book.

Hikes must be prebooked at least 48 hours in advance. 

Guided hikes include:

Old Growth Magical Forest
Easy to Moderate difficulty 
3 hours (half day)

Griz Face
Moderate difficulty - uneven & rugged terrain
5 hours (full day)

Megasaurus/Bike Thief Loop
Moderate - advanced difficulty
3 hours (half day)
Hike must be prebooked at least 48 hours in advance

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.

A complimentary 1.5 hour guided hike is offered daily from the Interpretive Centre. Departs 2:30pm and finishes at the base area. 

The Resort offers a wealth of great summer activities for everyone to enjoy. 

Featured activities & services include:

  • Mountain biking at Fernie Bike Park with 37 marked trails from beginner to expert featuring berms, bridges, ladders, stunts, bumps and flowy downhill rides, lift access and XC trails
    • Full-service resort bike rentals, pads & helmets
    • Bike clinics, camps, lessons & Downhill Development Series
    • Bike events including the BC Cup/Canad Cup DH Race (Dunbar Summer Series) on July 6/7 and SCOTT Wednesday & Thursday Night Race Series plus NEW Intro to Racing.
  • Guided Hiking
  • Resort Hiking Trails
  • Scenic Mountain Chairlift Rides
    •  Elk Chair will run daily plus the return of the TIMBER CHAIR! every Saturday (from July 13), plus Sunday August 4 & Sunday September 1 (long weekends).
  • Nature Bob's Interpretive Centre
  • Outdoor Hard Surface Tennis Courts
  • Kids Outdoor Adventure Camps & Freeride Camps - ask for updates
  • NEW! Elk Grove Forest Playground for kids and families at the top of the Elk Chair!
  • E-Bike/Enduro Uphill Route
  • Contact Information
  • 250-423-4655
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  • 5339 Ski Hill Road, Fernie, BC V0B 1M6
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