Grooming Report – Feb 23, 2020

GRIZ DAYS are coming up March 6 to 8! And the Snow-to-Ice(cream) challenge is back. Get it done on foot, XC skis, snowshoes or fat bike.

A Membership or Day Pass required to use these trails.
Maps and directions are shown here

Elk Valley Nordic Centre

All trails were groomed with the snowcat on Friday evening. The connector to the ski hill was groomed on Friday morning. Great ski conditions! Watch for a moose or two on the Cedar Loop and Runt trails. Ski with care! The hut is open with a fire going in the wood stove – add a log as you come in!

Basic snowmobile grooming is scheduled every weekday morning. The warming hut is open every day. Trail ambassadors are present at the hut each weekend on Fridays 1-4 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 4 pm.

Fernie Golf Course

The trails including the dyke and RV Resort loop were groomed on Saturday morning. The dyke and RV Resort loop are groomed regularly.
Please note: skiers only, no walking, snowshoes, biking or dogs on the trails of the golf course. Dogs, bikers and snowshoers are allowed on the dyke and RV Resort trails.

Other locations where one can ski in the Fernie area are listed below. Please note that these trails are operated by other organizations.

Fernie Alpine Resort

All trails have been groomed and track set on Sunday morning according to the morning report.

A map and directions to trails are found here
The FAR snow report is here

Island Lake Resort

The Access Road is being groomed multiple times a day. Our upper and lower cross country trails were freshly groomed on Saturday afternoon.

A friendly reminder that all dogs MUST be leashed and under control when using the Island Lake trails or Access Road. Thank you for your co-operation. It is “Moose season”. Please be aware of any potential wild life in the area. Keep your pets close by and remain a safe distance away should you happen to spot anything on or around the trails.

Get directions here
See the current online snow report


Skiers have reported that the nordic trails are groomed regularly.

Find map and directions to trails here
Watch for updated info about the trail system on this page

Anyone may text updates to 250-430-2719 at any time. For the most current report, click HERE.