4.4 miles
Distance
1,798 ft
Climb
-686 ft
Descent
4,579 ft
High Point

Smooth, flowy beginner trail with some berms, and bridge crossings. Definitely recommend stopping by at Island Lake Lodge for food and drink before taking the same route back down with the assistance of gravity.

From town:
This is a bi-directional route best started at the entrance gate to Island Lake Lodge shortly after leaving the Mt. Fernie Provincial Park Camp Grounds. Look out for the trail head on right

It's a steady climb for 7km all the way to Island Lake Lodge. Be wary of downhill oncoming traffic, both on bike and foot, and always be vocal to make other users and wildlife aware of your presence.

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Lazy Lizard mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,438 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,438 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,549 ft
  • Grade
    4.765%
  • Grade max
    -46.949%
  • Grade min
    54.28%
  • Distance climb
    3.0 miles
  • Distance down
    1.2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,405 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Lazy Lizard Lower
Aug 2, 2016 @ 6:44pm
Aug 2, 2016
Lazy Lizard from Island Lake parking lot
Jul 17, 2016 @ 2:20pm
Jul 17, 2016
Lazy Lizard Upper
Jul 13, 2016 @ 8:01am
Jul 13, 2016
Upper trail closed due to mud ruts and an "angry moose" Lower 2/3rds still good access from upper power line road .
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