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  • Sunday • August 19, 2018
  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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The all-natural foodie tour: Berries and other useful plants

First Nations people once lived sustainably off the land. Luckily, some of their knowledge still remains. On this hike we show you how nature is not only tasty, but useful as medicine, material, and even for cleaning your dishes!

Time:  11am – 2pm
Cost, including scenic chairlift ride: 
Adults (18+): $51.95 
Senior (65+)/Youth (13-17): $43.95
Child (6-12): $25.95
Family (2 adults + 3 youth/kids): $120.95
*Reservations Required. Book by phone or by email or in person at the FAR Adventure Centres: at Lizard Creek Lodge at Fernie Alpine Resort, or at Fernie RV Resort in town. Hike-only rates (no lift ticket included) also available).

All hikes are guided by experienced, professional staff.
Hikes are moderate in difficulty, 3 hours in length.
Recommended gear:

  • Daypack
  • Lunch/snacks/water
  • Sunglasses & Sunscreen
  • Camera & Binoculars
  • Additional clothing layers to allow for changes in temperature/conditions (waterproofs, sweater, hat)
  • Sturdy, comfortable footwear 

The Summer Hiking Series, every other Sunday From July 8 - September 2t:

JULY 8: A 380-million-year-old history lesson: Fossils & Geology

JULY 22: Mountain Wildflowers

AUGUST 5: Creatures of the forest: Birds & Wildlife

AUGUST 19: The all-natural foodie tour: Berries & Other Useful Plants

SEPTEMBER 2: The secret history of trees: Forestry 

Other hikes available by reservations:

  • Half day hikes at Fernie Alpine Resort
    • Lost Boys Pass (moderate) or Old Growth Cedar (easy)
  • Half day hikes in Town
    • Fairy Creek Falls (easy) or The Ancient Ammonite (steep)
    • 2hr Birdwatching town tour
  • Full day hikes at Fernie Alpine Resort
    • Griz Face (moderate-hard) Polar Peak (moderate-hard)

Daily from Nature Bob's Interpretive Centre at the top of the Elk Chair:

  • Complimentary Interpretive walk (with the purchase of a lift ticket).

Weekly Scheduled Hikes:

  • Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30pm: Forage & Feast, Adult $35/Child $22
  • Saturdays, 5-7:30pm: Kids Nature Hike & BBQ Pool Party, Youth $31.40/Child $24.50
  • Sundays, 8-10am: Birding & Breakfast, Adult/Youth $24/Child $13

and for mountain bikers:

  • Peak to Park to Pint Mountain Bike Tour
    Fridays, 1:30-4:30pm $59.95


2018 Full Operations Season:
Opening Day:
 Saturday, June 23, 2018
Last Day of Summer Operations: Monday, September 3, 2018

PRE/POST Season operations: Aerial Park open daily June 1 & September 30.

2018 Chairlift Schedule:

Elk Chair: Daily from 10.30am-4.30pm & until 7pm on Thursdays

Timber Chair: Sat, Sun & Stat Holidays from 10.30am-4.30pm daily (holidays include Canada Day weekend, July 2, and BC Day, Aug 6, & Labour Day, Sep 3)
Timber Chair also open for bonus weekends, Sep 8/9, 15/16, 22/23 & 29/30.

Fernie Alpine Resort's Summer Activities and Attractions include:

  • Bike Park with 37 marked trails from beginner to expert featuring berms, bridges, ladders, stunts, bumps and flowy downhill rides
    • Full service resort rentals featuring SCOTT Voltage FR 720 & SCOTT Junior Voltage Downhill bikes, pads & helmets
    • Bike clinics, camps, lessons and special events, including the SCOTT Thursday Night race series
  • Dedicated hiking trails including the spectacular ridge walk with 360º Rocky Mountain views
  • Nature Bob's Interpretive Centre
  • Guided hiking
  • Scenic chairlift rides
  • Mountaintop Camping
  • Aerial Park
  • Mountain top lunch at Lost Boys Cafe
  • Sports Alpine Retail Store with clothing, souvenirs, drinks, snacks & gear
  • Kelsey's Restaurant for family friendly dining and patio relaxing
  • Tennis
  • Weekly events & Live entertainment including the Griz Kidz Summer Carnival! 
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  • 250 423 4655
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  • 5339 Ski Hill Road, Fernie Alpine Resort, Fernie, BC, V0B 1M6