Fernie’s hikes offer something for everyone—from gentle, sheltered forest trails to dramatic mountaintop alpine ridges. The immediate area in and around Fernie hosts a network of well-maintained trails and the natural vegetation and wildlife of this are remarkable. Island Lake Lodge, Fernie Alpine Resort and Fernie proper offer a hiking paradise of well maintained trails for all levels.
Fernie Trails & Ski Touring Club
Fernie Trails & Ski Touring Club operates three backcountry cabins and builds and manages trails for skiing, biking and hiking.
Gearhub is Fernie’s favourite sports shop offering award wining service and the most diverse selection of high end rentals and new and used products, all at competitive prices. Open daily from 8am to 8pm, Downtown on 4th Street or call (250) 423-5555
Island Lake Hiking
The 7,000 acres of pristine wilderness provides countless hiking opportunities. Whether you are interested in a 30 minute walk or a full day hike or a privately guided hike is a great way to discover places you may not experience on your own.