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  • Kayaking on the Elk River
  • SUP's can be hired at GearHub Sports

Spending time on the water is something you won't want to miss out on this summer. If you couldn't find space in the trunk for your Stand Up Paddleboard this vacation, you can rent one out for the day at some of the shops on 2nd Avenue.

The staff are experienced paddlers, knowledgeable about the local area, and will ensure you're fully set for a day on the lake.

Edge of the World

421b 2nd Avenue, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0

Edge of the World has a fleet of Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Boards available for single and multiday adventures. The Blu Wave brand features inflatable SUP boards which can be packed into a bag along with the pump, paddle and all the necessities for your water adventure. 


401 1st Avenue, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0

Stand-Up Paddleboards can be rented here, and they will provide everything so literally walk down to the lakeside, inflate, and paddle away. Ask the people at Gearhub for the latest information on local river levels, updates, and river beta. Consignment kayaks, canoes and other watercraft available to purchase, as well as other equipment and apparel from dry tops, to throw bags.

College of the Rockies

342 3rd Avenue, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0

Ever considered turning your education into an adventure? Gain outdoor skills and professional certifications for the adventure tourism industry while you experience the beautiful Rocky Mountains of BC and Alberta in the Mountain Adventure Skills Training Program (MAST). 

Other courses are available; such as First Aid, Swift Water Technician Training, Raft Guide Training, and Canoe Instructor courses.

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