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  • Get the most out of your sled and the Kootenay backcountry!
  • Discover the best of the local terrain with knowledgeable instructors
  • Fernie Snowmobiling
  • Learn to ride with confidence
  • Beautiful tree run
  • Professional and passionate instructors
  • Weir Boondocking
  • Getting some air
  • Hands on instruction
  • Tracking some fresh snow
  • The Elk Valley is notorious for its deep, dry snow

Snowmobile clinics in the Fernie area in the beautiful mountains of the East Kootenays in British Columbia, Canada.

Weir Boondocking gives visiting snowmobilers the confidence and skills to access the Fernie backcountry safely and efficiently with the maximum of fun. Clinics are very skill oriented and focus on improving rider ability and making a sled feel "light."

View and download the new Fernie Snowmobile Trail Map

Purchase a hard copy at various locations in town including Ghostrider Motorsports and Gearhub.

Fernie Snowmobile Trail Map 2021


Weir Boondocking are very familiar with leading new riders and helping them to avoid a lot of the hurdles associated with learning the sport. By slowing things down, the learning curve is quicker and creates less fatigue, offering a learning environment that builds confidence in the rider.

2 ride categories are available:

  • Fundamentals of Riding focuses on the development of skills.
  • The Follow Me ride focuses on covering specific terrain and will challenge the most skilled riders.

Each option addresses skills as needed. A number of places to ride provide variety and can be tailored to individual needs. All rides include lunch over a fire, or a bag lunch if a fire is not possible. 
Sleds are not provided. Bring your own or rent through Ghostrider Motorsports or Elk Valley Rentals in Fernie.

Read about Snowmobiling in the Elk Valley and Weir Boonding In SnoRiders West Magazing. 

Find Weir Boondocking on Facebook for amazing photos and video clips!

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