Trail Conditions in Fernie

Trail Conditions – April 4, 2024 – FINAL

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Elk Valley Nordic Centre

The grooming team is advising us that all grooming has now stopped at the Nordic Centre because of the current conditions. Trails are very icy in several locations. They are thanking all skiers for your support.

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

Cedar & Lizard Lookoutgreen easyLizard only Groomed & tracksetApr 2
From Hut to bridgegreen easyGroomed & tracksetApr 2
Runt & Gruntblue challengingGroomed & tracksetApr 1
Galloway loopblue challengingGroomed & tracksetApr 1
Lizard Creek loopblack more difficultGroomedMar 31
FAR connector & Boomeranggreen easyGroomed & tracksetMar 31

Poor skiing conditions from hut to bridge – very icy. Skiing is not recommended unless snowy conditions return.

Fernie Golf Course

The trails are now CLOSED to skiing.
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 last groomed and trackset on Saturday morning. The Scandia trail is not recommended due to poor snow cover.

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 and City Trails

The trails from the backcountry north of the golf course to James White park are very icy and not recommended for skiing.

It is a multi-use trail for walking, snowshoeing, snow biking and skiing with your dog. Grooming of the dyke to the north bridge will start at the same time as the grooming on the golf course. Additionally the dyke from the north bridge to the boat launch will be groomed and trackset after a sufficient new snow fall.
Level of difficulty: Easy green easy


The trails were groomed on Monday afternoon. The trails are groomed regularly.

Find map and directions to trails here

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