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  • Paddle boarding along the upper Elk River
  • Inflatable kayaking the lower Elk River
  • Cliff jumping in the canyon
  • Enjoy a day on the river with Mountain High Adventures
  • Based at the Adventure Yurt at Fernie RV Resort

Join Jon and the Crew of Mountain High Adventures in Fernie, BC as they raft the best whitewater in the Canadian Rockies. #MtnHighMoments

Looking to steer your own craft? Wanting to enjoy an active adventure on the river that requires little to no prior experience? Try guided inflatable kayaking or paddleboarding!


The 1st and only guided Supsquatch River tour in Canada. A 17ft inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard, surf it, run river rapids and have the time of your life. Mountain High Adventures offers 2-3 hour guided trips for groups 4-8. An amazing day for any group or family!

Try the Ultimate Stag/Stagette package!

Day 1: 1 full day of Rafting on the Elk River
Day 2: Half day Supsquatch river adventure, followed by a visit to Fernie Brewing Company
$199 per person for groups of 8 or more, includes all transportation (does not include beer at Fernie Brewing Company)
Live the adventure! Call or email to book now.

Inflatable Kayaking

Elk River Canyon (Full Day)

The ultimate in adventure. Challenge the lower canyon with 15km of wilderness and white water. Class 2,3, 4 rapids for a full day heart pounding river run. Safety kayak and support raft on every trip. Must be a strong swimmer and 16-year min. Trip includes all transportation, equipment and a lunch. Best run in August and September.

Full day departs from the Fernie Stanford Hotel at 9:00am and returns at 4:00pm.

Upper Elk River (Half Day)

This beautiful and scenic trip is great for first timers or an intro to the full day whitewater trip. Must be at least 13 years old. The kayaks are easy to get in, easy to get out and almost too much fun to describe in words.

Half day departs at 9:00am, 1:00pm and 4:00 pm (2-3 hour return).

Stand Up Paddle Boarding 

Mountain High is now offering Lake tours, River tours as well as Paddle Canada Skill Courses. Lake tours are a great way to get to learn the basics of Stand-up paddle boarding as well as check out the beautiful calm waters around Fernie! Or you can challenge yourself on a River tour and check out the swift waters of the Elk River. These awesome Stand-up Paddleboard River Tours are a really fun way to cool down and try something completely different! You can come visit us at Lake Koocanusa to rent or take a course with us!

We also offer Paddle Canada Skills Courses in both Basic and Advanced Stand-up Paddle Boarding. Our experienced and certified paddle guides can coach you through the basics of balancing on a board to advanced pivot turns. This is a great way to get started in Stand-up Paddle Boarding and become a confident paddler!

Whitewater Rafting 

If you looking for the ultimate summertime high adrenaline ride. Mountain High Adventures also offer whitewater rafting trips!

  • Contact Information
  • 1-877-423-4555 (Toll Free)
  • 250-423-5008
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  • 2001 6th Ave - at Fernie RV Resort, Fernie, BC V0B1M0
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