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Summer Iconic Photo Spots

The long warm summer days really bring out Fernie’s scenic beauty. Find and photograph historic attractions, big Rocky Mountain viewpoints, waterfalls, rivers, parks, and golden sunsets this summer.

The iconic Three Sisters mountains is the highest visible peak from the city of Fernie. It's a big hiking adventure but we guarentee you won't be disappointed with the views along the way.

You'll fully appreciate now nestled Fernie is in the Rockies on this full day hike up Mount Proctor.

High up on top of Morrissey Ridge, Dirt Diggler is Fernie's must-do steep, loose and gnarly downhill biking trail. Whether you ride or not, you'll catch some of the best sunsets over Lizard Range from this spot

The Elk River cuts its way from glacial lakes through to the mountains surrounding the Fernie. The calmer waters north of town offer a relaxing journey to soak in views of neighbouring mountains, like Mount Hosmer. You may even catch some of the local wildlife as you drift by the banks.

You can experience the beauty and tranquillity of the Rocky Mountains surrounding Fernie on a guided float trip.

 

South of Fernie is where the Elk River goes from mild to wild. Should you embark on a day trip paddling these waters you'll see the dramatic canyons and hoodoos carved out by centuries of ice, water, and wind.

You can't really miss the majestic trapezoid face of Mount Fernie. It's virtually visible from everywhere in Fernie. From the ridge top you can look across the bowls of Fernie Alpine Resort, towards the Three Sisters into total backcountry wilderness, or back down towards Fernie.

Historic Downtown 2nd Avenue is a highlight of any Fernie travel itinerary. Boutique shops, restaurants and galleries line the sides of the avenue all under the mountain backdrop of the Lizard Range.

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