The secret history of trees: Forestry
Uncover the story behind the burnt out stumps that dot much of the mountain and how they are part of a curse from Fernie's past. Explore the mystical 800-year-old Old Growth Grove and discover how it gives away the secret of Fernie's incredible winter powder snow.
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.
To book or for departure times & further information, please contact the Adventure Centre based at Lizard Creek Lodge.
The 2019 Summer Hiking Series:
JULY 7: A 380-million-year-old history lesson: Fossils & Geology
JULY 21: Mountain Wildflowers
AUGUST 4: Creatures of the forest: Birds & Wildlife
AUGUST 18: The all-natural foodie tour: Berries & Other Useful Plants
SEPTEMBER 1: The secret history of trees: Forestry
Other hikes available by reservations:
Daily from Nature Bob's Interpretive Centre at the top of the Elk Chair:
Weekly Scheduled Hikes:
and for mountain bikers:
FERNIE ALPINE RESORT THIS SUMMER:
2019 Full Operations Season:
Opening Day: Saturday, June 22, 2019
Last Day of Summer Operations: Monday, September 2, 2019
2019 Chairlift Schedule:
Elk Chair: Daily from 10.30am-4.30pm & until 7pm on Thursdays
Timber Chair: Closed for major maintenance upgrades.
Fernie Alpine Resort's Summer Activities and Attractions include: