Creatures of the Forest: Birds & Wildlife
People aren't the only animals that call Fernie home. Some, such as deer, can be seen all over town and some, such as the cougar, are elusive and rarely seen by people. Join a local nature guide to discover the vibrant array of creatures that can be found here, how to identify tracks and scat, and what to do if you run into a bear.
Explore and find out more about the mountain, the secrets it has to offer, and enjoy the beautiful scenery on a specialty hikes at Fernie Alpine Resort. Each hike has a different theme and is fully guided by experienced, professional staff.
Hikes are 4 hours in length and go from 10:30am to 2:30pm.
Hikes are moderate in difficulty with elevation gain and some rugged/uneven terrain.
Cost, including scenic chairlift ride: $69 + GST
Open to guests 17 years of age and older
A minimum of 6 guests are needed to run the hike (maximum 10 guests)
JULY 2: Mountain Wildflowers
JULY 15, AUGUST 5 & SEPTEMBER 2: Polar Peak* (Full day 5-6 Hours)
JULY 16: A 380-million-year-old history lesson: Fossils & Geology
JULY 30: The all-natural foodie tour: Berries & Other Useful Plants
AUGUST 13: Creatures of the Forest: Birds & Wildlife
AUGUST 27: The secret history of trees: Forestry
OTHER HIKES, available by reservation:
FERNIE ALPINE RESORT THIS SUMMER:
2023 Elk Chairlift Schedule: Daily from 10.30am-4.30pm & until 7pm on Thursday
2023 Timber Charlift Schedule: 10:30am - 4pm, July 1st, August 5th & 6th, September 2nd
Fernie Alpine Resort's Summer Activities and Attractions include: