Fat Biking at Fernie Alpine Resort
Distance: Approx. 8 km
Time: Approx. 1 – 1.5 hours
This month I challenge you to get out of town and hit the trails at Fernie Alpine Resort for some winter riding. In celebration of the Feminism issue, encourage some female friends or family members to join and consider making a morning or afternoon out of it. #sistersinsweat
To access the multi-purpose trails park in Lot #4. The Silk, Manchuria and Scandia Loop are regularly groomed but check the resort's website for the most up to date information to get the most out of your ride.
It’s not much of a warm up with a steep hill right out of the gate from the parking lot. It will likely be a bit of a grunt so you may want to push your bike until you get up to Silk Trail. Once you get up there it’s a fairly gradual climb then levels off for a little bit. I like to do the loop clockwise. Continue on the Scandia Loop for 5km of up and down terrain with a couple of nice viewpoints along the way. Climb back up, connect with Silk Trail and enjoy the downhill back to the parking lot.