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  • FWA Backcountry Lodge
  • Handmade log beds for a cosy night's sleep
  • Comfortable seating around the log burning stove
  • Plenty of room for your group or family to gather indoors
  • Spacious deck with wood-fired hot-tub
  • Cozy FWA Catskiing backcountry lodge
  • Easy access to the Elk River right from town
  • Fernie Wilderness Adventures - over 30 years experience
  • Fly fishing on the beautiful Elk River with Fernie Wilderness Adventures
  • Snowcat skiing with FWA
  • Cozy FWA Catskiing backcountry lodge
  • Cozy FWA Catskiing backcountry lodge
  • Happy group of FWA snowcat skiers
  • Remote wilderness fishing
  • Snowcat skiing with FWA

Established in 1986, Fernie Wilderness Adventures provide clients an exceptional wilderness experience in a relaxed, casual atmosphere.

The charming stacked log cabin awaits your arrival at the end of a tree-lined road about 20 minutes drive from Fernie (road suitable for all vehicles). Cozy and uncomplicated, experience a true taste of the Canadian Rockies.

The lodge boasts a spacious vaulted living area with a solid wood dining table where guests share stories and recollections of their mountain adventures.


The lodge is available year-round (except peak season) for full-lodge bookings. 2 night minimum applies.

Rooms can be booked individually when also booking fly fishing or catskiing with Fernie Wilderness Adventures. Minimum 2 guests. 

Small events & weddings welcome. 


    • $1250+tax/per night (2 night minimum) full use of lodge and grounds
    • Available April 1 - June 15 and September 15 - December 15
    • Limited summer availability on request
    • Not available in winter.
    • $185+tax/per person/per night based on double occupany, includes breakfast & dinner.
    • When booked in conjuction with guided fly fishing with Fernie Wilderness Adventures. 


  • Eight bedrooms:
    • 2 x Queen/single bunks with an additional single bed, 1 with a shower-room, 2 with toilet & sink
    • 6 x Queen/single bunks
  • 2 full bathrooms and 4 half-bathrooms (3 are en-suite)
  • Off-grid with a combination of generator, solar and propane power
  • Starlink Wifi and limited Dell phone service
  • Lounge area with leather sofas, wood burning fireplace and forest views and space to seat 20 people indoors on 2 large tables
  • Kitchen:
    • Commercial propane stove and oven, 2 full size refrigerators, double sink, coffee percolators, all dishes, cutlery & cookware
    • In-house catering is not provided for events, 3rd party catering welcome
  • Extensive grounds featuring:
    • Large deck with outdoor seating
    • Wood-burning hot tub
    • Outdoor firepit
    • Outdoor shower for summer use
    • Secluded location with backcountry road access
    • Additional space on-site for camping 

Feel the warmth, serenity, and comfort of a rustic backcountry lodge experience.

A great place for small group functions including weddings and corporate retreats!

  • For an additional fee of $1,000, the following event equipment can be provided:
      • 2 x 40x20 tent (set up in front of the lodge), seats 64-80 with 8-10 people per table, with second tent used for a dance floor
      • 8 x round tables: 60” wide x 30” high 
      • 75 x folding chairs
      • 3 x rectangle tables: 8”long x 30”wide x 30”high
      • 3 x cocktail tables: 32” wide top
      • 3 x propane heaters
  • Contact Information
  • 877-423-6704 (Toll Free)
  • 250-423-6704
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