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The Fernie Snowmobile Association has been the unified voice for snowmobiling in the Elk Valley since March 1st, 1990.

The Association provides organized user-funded opportunities for a variety of backcountry recreationists via the trail grooming program, events, trail signage, and through the provision of three backcountry multi-use warming cabins.

Riding Areas:

View and download the new Fernie Snowmobile Trail Map. You can purchase a hard copy at various locations in town including Ghostrider Motorsports and Gearhub.

Please visit for more information including events and grooming schedule.

2023-2024 Day Passes:

100% of Day Pass fees goes towards offsettings the costs associated with upkeep of snowmobiling infrustructure in the area. You can buy in advance online, or on the day at the trailhead (cash-only). 

Adult: $25
Youth (16 and under): $10
FSA Members: Free
Adult with current membership at another BCSF Member Club: $20 includes tax

Passes, memberships & trail maps are available for purchase 7 days a week at the trailhead or online

Fernie Snowmobile Association Membership

2023-2024 Annual Memberships available to purchase online.

Memberships are for visitors and locals and include many benefits and season-long access to trails. Tax is extra on below prices.

  • Early Season (Oct 16 - Nov 30, 2023)
    • Primary (1st person in household) $305
    • Secondary $230
    • Senior above 65y $105
    • Youth below 14y $85
  • Regular Season (Dec 1, 2023 - onward)
    • Primary (1st person in household) $355
    • Secondary $255
    • Senior above 65y $125
    • Youth below 14y $105

The Fernie Snowmobile Association (FSA) has agreements in place for use of access roads in the Hartley Lake, Coal Creek, and Morrissey areas. These agreements allow the FSA to charge for access into these areas. Trail grooming is directly supported by user fees collected at trailheads.

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