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  • Saturday • September 30, 2017
  • 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • In Town

NOTE: May have to be cancelled if Crown Land closures are still in effect.

Take part in Fernie Mountain Biking Club's End of Season Poker Ride. Rain or shine, come ride all day on some of the best trails in the area.

Ride all or some, collect poker cards and win awesome prizes. This is a great social riding event everyone looks forward to.

Register now!

  • The route takes in dozens of trails covering several of Fernie's favourite mountain bike areas on both sides of the valley.
  • Day starts at 8am at (501 1st Avenue, Fernie) ending with dinner and drinks at the end of the day.
  • Cost is $50 until September 29 at 8:00 p.m., $60 after (includes a fun day of riding sweet Fernie single track, Highroller toque, after party dinner, one free FBC beer)
  • You must be a Fernie Mountain Bike Club to participate (anyone can join, including non-residents, membership is only $25 and goes to help maintain the trails!).

Route

High Roller:

  • Start downtown at the Royal, head to the barn and do Hyperventilation – Hyperextension and Roots Extension (two stickers)
  • When you finish Roots Extension. Follow Roots Extension all the way to River Road. Ext. Cross coal creek and hop onto the new Trans Canada Trail (around the old dump).
  • Climb Scary Trail, then up Kiddy-Up, Queen-V and Eco-Terrorist and Kid’s Stuff
  • When you are done Kid’s Stuff, you’ll do all 4 Kushes (one sticker)
  • When you finish the 4 Kushes, you’ll cruise Coal Discovery Trail back to town.
  • Next, you’ll cross the West Fernie bridge and head up Phat Bastard, up Mushroom Head (one sticker)
  • Then up Lactic Ridge, up Mocasassin, across the Stupid Traverse and then down S-Bomb and Brokeback (one sticker) all the way to the Lazy Lizard Connector, where you will take a Left and ride that all the way to the start of Stove
  • Bonus: Up Stove down Eric’s Trip and Mic Mac Trail. (one sticker)
  • Back to the Royal to check in. (one sticker)

Here the route map for all you Strava fantacs out there. Also, here's the Garmin Course (which can be uploaded to your Garmin device):

Low Roller:

  • Uprooted (loop around counterclockwise) – Resurrection – to Ruby’s Trail and out to the Trans-Canada Trail to up Scary Trail (one sticker)
  • Then up Kiddy-Up, Queen-V and Eco-Terrorist and Kid’s Stuff and then all 4 Kushes (one sticker)
  • When you finish the 4 Kushes, you’ll cruise Coal Discovery Trail back to town.
  • Cross the West Fernie bridge and head up Phat Bastard, then up and over Mushroom Head (one sticker)
  • and then down Eric’s Trip and Mic Mac Trail. (one sticker)
  • Back to the Royal to check in. (one sticker)
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