Trail Conditions – April 17, 2023

This is probably the last grooming report of the 2022-2023 season. We have not received any new updates from the local grooming teams. Thank you for your interest in nordic skiing in Fernie BC. We will be back sometime in November 2023.

Elk Valley Nordic Centre

No dogs, snowshoes, biking or walkers on the trails please.

Cedar & Lizard Lookoutgreen easyGroomed and tracksetApr 9
From Hut to bridgegreen easyGroomed and tracksetApr 9
Runt & Gruntblue challengingGroomed and tracksetApr 9
Galloway loopblue challengingGroomed and tracksetApr 9
Lizard Creek loopblack more difficultGroomed but not tracksetApr 9
FAR connector & Boomeranggreen easyGroomed and tracksetApr 9

The trails were groomed and track set on Sunday morning. Many thin or bare spots appeared on the trails.

Fernie Golf Course

The trails are now closed for the season.
Level of difficulty: Easy green easy

No dogs, snowshoes or walkers on the golf course please.

Maps and directions are shown here

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

Fernie Alpine Resort

The Silk, Scandia and Manchuria trails were groomed and track set on Saturday morning.

Off-leash dogs are now allowed on the trails if they are still under ‘vocal control’. A map and directions to trails are found here
The FAR snow report is here

Fernie Dyke

It is a multi-use trail for walking, snowshoeing, snow biking and skiing with your dog. Grooming of the dyke has ended on March 25.
Level of difficulty: Easy green easy


No recent report. Trail grooming is happening regularly. Green trails are for nordic skiers only. Walkers, dogs and snowshoers on blue trails only.

Find map and directions to trails here

Anyone may send text updates to 250-430-2719 at any time.