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  • Sunday • July 10, 2022
  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • On Mountain

380-Million years of history: Fossils and Geology

Discover the secrets hidden in the mountains surrounding Fernie - this fascinating tour will examine the rocks, fossils and geology of our unique formations and explain how this entire area was once under water. 

Time:  11am – 2pm
Cost, including scenic chairlift ride: $39 
Reservations Required. Call 250-423-2435 to book, or download the BOOKING FORM and email to

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 2022 Summer Hiking Series:

JULY 10: A 380-million-year-old history lesson: Fossils & Geology

JULY 15 & 30: Polar Peak

JULY 24: Mountain Wildflowers

AUGUST 21: The all-natural foodie tour: Berries & Other Useful Plants

OTHER HIKES, available by reservation:

  • Half day hikes at Fernie Alpine Resort
    •  Old Growth Magical Forest(easy)
    • Megasauras/Bike Thief loop (moderate-advanced)
  • Full day hikes at Fernie Alpine Resort
    • Griz Face (moderate-hard)


2022 Elk Chairlift Schedule: Daily from 10.30am-4.30pm & until 7pm on Thursday

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
    • Bike clinics, camps, lessons and special events, including the SCOTT Wednesday afternoon Kids/Junior and Thursday Night Adult race series
  • Dedicated hiking trails
  • Nature Bob's Interpretive Centre
  • Guided hiking
  • Scenic chairlift rides
  • Sports Alpine Retail Store with clothing, souvenirs, drinks, snacks & gear
  • Kelsey's Restaurant for family friendly dining and patio relaxing
  • Tennis
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  • Contact Information
  • 250 423 2435
  • Contact By Email
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  • 5339 Ski Hill Road, Fernie Alpine Resort, Fernie, BC, V0B 1M6