Snowshoeing in Fernie - Trails & Guided Tours 2022/23

Snowshoeing in Fernie
Fernie ’ s extensive trail system spans the valley in every direction and offers a wide variety of experiences . Enjoy both groomed and ungroomed trails , ranging from beginner , family friendly options to steep cardio climbs .
Snowshoe rental equipment can be arranged in town at Gearhub Adventure Rentals on HWY # 3 or on-mountain at Fernie Alpine Resort .
Guided snowshoe tours ( including equipment ) are available at Fernie Alpine Resort . Experience an evening snowshoe tour or a family friendly daytime tour . Tailored guided snowshoe tours around Fernie are also available with Hike Fernie ( hikeinfernie . com ).
Fernie Winter Trail Map
Pick up a free Fernie Winter Trail map around town , or online at FernieTrailMap . com or scan the QR code below .

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Guided Snowshoe Tours
MT . FERNIE PARK ROAD
GORBY BRIDGE
P
Lizard Range
P
1
Mount Fernie Provincial Park
P
Three Sisters
Mount Fernie
LIZARD CREEK
3
P
3
Fernie Alpine Resort
FAIRY CREEK
West Fernie
P
ELK RIVER
James White Park
P
North Fernie Bridge
Annex Park P
11th St .
4th St .
P
P
COKATO ROAD
4
2
P
Historic Downtown
P
Maiden Lake
2nd Ave .
3
COAL CREEK
Montane
Snowshoe Rentals
COAL CREEK ROAD
RIVER ROAD
Closed to motorized traffic .
Castle Mountain
Trail Etiquette & Safety :
• Tell someone where you are going and when you expect to be back
• Be respectful of other trail users and their enjoyment of the trail
• Be aware of wildlife , make noise , keep dogs on leash where required
• Respect the environment and leave no trace . All garbage must be packed out and deposited in proper receptacles
• Check the weather forecast before you go , plan and dress accordingly . Bring water and pack snacks for energy
• Support the local trails with a donation or membership
• Stay on designated trails and adhere to signage
• Motorized vehicles are prohibited
• Check out AdventureSmart . ca and Avalanche . ca for information on how to stay safe outdoors in the winter months

Snowshoeing in Fernie

Trails and Guided Tours
Download TrailForks App to explore Fernie area . Trailforks uses your smart phone ’ s GPS to show you where you are on the trails .
Report Wildlife sightings to WildSafeBC ph : 877-952-7277
Fernie Alpine Resort
Choose from the Evening Snowshoe Experience on Tuesday or Guided Group Snowshoe Tour on Wednesday afternoon . Both 1.5-hour adventures start at the resort and follow scenic trails through tranquil evergreen forests . Guide and snowshoe rental included . Additional / private tours may be available on request .
Pre-book at ( 250 ) 423-2406 or snowschool @ skifernie . com
Gearhub Adventure Rentals
Conveniently located on Hwy 3 and offering an extensive selection of gear rental for your winter adventures – from snowshoes and fat bikes , to skis , snowboards , touring gear , and cross-country skis .
Call ( 250 ) 423-5555 , ext . 3 . 1441 7th Avenue , Fernie
Private landowners permit access to certain trail areas , please respect all noted signage while enjoying these trails .
For further information :
Visit TourismFernie . com
Fernie Visitor Centre
102 Commerce Road / HWY 3 | 778-519-0748
Photo Credit : Leigh McAdams
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