Fernie

Mountain Biking in Fernie, BC, Canada
photo credit: Ben Gavelda

Epic Trails – Fast & Flowy Singletrack

As the only community to be included in a stage every year since the inception of the world-renowned TransRockies, Fernie is synonymous with mountain biking.

Loops of single track leave from and return to downtown Fernie, making the ease of access second to none. Push yourself on the steeps or enjoy family time on Fernie’s community trail network. Whatever your choice of trail, Fernie has you covered.

Be sure to purchase the Mountain Bike Guide Book for details on Fernie’s trails. Sales of the Guide Book support the Fernie Mountain Bike Club volunteers who dedicate their time to maintaining the trails for all of us to enjoy.

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Legends and Myths – Rich in folklore and campfire tales, Fernie can spin a yarn to entertain any visitor.

Fernie is located in the Canadian Rockies in the southeast corner of British Columbia along Highway 3.

BY AIR:  Calgary International Airport (YYC) is approximately 300km from Fernie with direct international flights from around the globe and is the primary choice for international travellers from Eastern Canada, the US and Europe.

The Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC) near Cranbrook, BC is just 115km (approx 1 hr 20 minutes drive) from Fernie. Daily scheduled flights arrive from Calgary and Vancouver with other regular flights from around BC. Charter shuttle and rental car services are available.

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) recieves international flights from around the globe. Connecting flights to Cranbrook and Calgary are available throughout the day. Flight time from Vancouver to Calgary or Cranbrook is approximately 1.5 hours. See below for drive times.

 

BY CAR:  Fernie is situated on Highway 3 (Crowsnest Pass Highway) that travels from Alberta to the east, and from Cranbrook, BC to the west. Highway 3 is the easiest of all the Highways going through the Rocky Mountain connecting Alberta and BC. For road conditions visit www.drivebc.ca

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Fall Riding in Fernie,BC

 Words and photos by Nick & Steph Nault As the last of the summer heat dissipates and the temperatures start to drop, mountain biking in Fernie, BC enters its’ prime. The fall colours alone are worth a visit to the bike trails, where you’ll zip past the vibrant...

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Exploring Fernie with guestagrammer Todd Weselake

Meet Todd Weselake, this week Todd shared some of his favourites trail shots from Fernie. Viewing the world through his camera since the late 90’s, Todd has a strong creative sense to his work. His extensive experience shooting everything from action sports and...

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