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

November 26th NOTICE: Due to last weeks flooding impacts on forestry roads and current conditions snowmobile season has not opened yet. For the latest details please visit the Fernie Snowmobile Association website.

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.

2021-2022 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). Annual trail pass is $200-$250/year for an adult.

Adult: $25 (includes tax)
Youth (14 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

2021-2022 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.

  • Primary member $200 early bird, $250 regular
  • Secondary membership or child aged 18 or over (within same family/residence): $100 early bird, $150 regular
  • Child 17 and under $50 early bird, $75 regular
  • Senior $50 early bird, $75 regular
  • Personal Liability Insurance (must be signed in person) $70

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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