trails

This June, we will hopefully continue to get a bit of wet weather. Trails on Castle Mountain are known to dry out nicely. Here’s a great route to explore this month!

A variety of local trail notices and updates have caused the need to clarify the current situation for this summer season. Trails in Fernie are extensive, cherished and a critical part of what Fernie is well known for. Though 2019 will experience a few interruptions most trails are accessible to mountain bike, walk and hike! Continue below for current details and updates.

Have you been riding Swine Flu? Have you been troubled by mud just past the cattleguard and to the right? 

We are so lucky to have such a strong community of volunteers, contractors, local businesses, and funders who support our trail network. The Fernie Trails Alliance is centred on volunteerism.

The Columbia Basin’s many remote recreation sites and trails are beautiful and worthy destinations. This summer up to 15 students will be hired to help improve various backcountry sites over the summer, supported by $1.5 million over three to five years from the Trust.

Fernie is an active community with active people. Bike trails for the mellow wanderer, single-track for the extreme downhiller but there's still room to grow when it comes to trails. Fortunately, this growth comes in the form of the Fernie Valley Pathway (FVP).

Spring is in the air and it’s a great time to get back outside if you have been hibernating this winter. If you are just getting back into the swing of things it’s a good time to sharpen up your skills.

Trails connect our communities, take us to spectacular locations and provide fresh-air opportunities to get moving. Around the Columbia Basin, 29 projects will be adding to or improving the region’s trails, with over $484,000 from Columbia Basin Trust’s Trail Enhancement Grants.

We are so lucky in Fernie and to have a wonderful outdoor playground. There are so many options to play outside during the winter season. When I think of “play” I envision fun, fresh mountain air, biking, and spending time with my dog Chloe on the trails. The new Inclusive Trail is a great one to take your pet along. It’s nice and wide and has a gentle grade.