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  • Whitewater rafting with Mountain High Adventures
  • Guests riding the bull on Fernie's classic white water rafting trip
  • Corporate float on the Upper Elk River
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  • Inflatable kayaking the lower Elk River
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  • Whitewater rafting with Mountain High Adventures
  • Whitewater rafting with Mountain High Adventures
  • Animal sightings
  • Fun rafting the Elk River
  • Wildlife viewing opportunity
  • Lunch with Mountain High
  • Enjoy a day on the river with Mountain High Adventures
  • Paddle boarding along the upper Elk River
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding on the Elk River
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Whitewater rafting with Mountain High Adventures

Join the Mountain High Adventures crew as they guide you on the best whitewater and river tours in the Canadian Rockies.

Over 20 Years of Whitewater Rafting!

NEW - Map of the Elk River

Whitewater Rafting

You'll be tackling Class 2, 3, and 4 whitewater as you and your crew lead by an expert raft guide negotiate 16km of wilderness through the raging Elk Canyon. With towering peaks, vertical canyon walls carved into the Rocky Mountains, great water temperatures, and cliff jumping. This popular adventure is best from late June to September.

Departs: daily from Fernie Stanford Resort at 9:00 am and returns at 4:00 pm (approx).     

Prices: $139 adult | $99 youth 15 & under | 10% off groups of 8+


A brand new experience. Mountain High Adventures is the first 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! 

Prices: $99 adult | $79 youth 15 & under

Try the Ultimate Stag/Stagette package!

Day 1: Full day of Rafting on the Elk River
Day 2: Half day SUPsquatch river adventure

$199 per person for groups of 8 or more.

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!

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!

Half-Day Tour on Upper Elk River or Lake Koocanusa $99/person
Skills Course at Maiden Lake or Lake Koocanusa $149/person

Inflatable Kayaking

The Ultimate in Adventure!

Challenge the Upper Elk River with a half day gentle trip or take on the full canyon in the 16km white water Elk River trip with Class 2/3/4 rapids for heart-pounding river running. Safety kayak and support raft on every trip. This is a full day trip that runs in conjunction with our white water rafting trip.

Prices: $99/person for half day or $169 for Full Day

Scenic Float Tours

Kick back and relax while you float the beautifully scenic Upper Elk River. There is no chance of falling overboard on this great trip. Great swimming holes and an option to finish the float with a walk on the Giant Cottonwood trail. Fun for the whole family.

Departs: 9:00am, 1:00pm, 4:15pm (3 hour round trip approx)

Prices: $75 adult | $49 youth 15 & under | Free for Ages 3 & under | $199 Private (2 adults).

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