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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,236
      Trails Mountain Bike
      953
      Trails E-Bike
      570
      Trails Hike
      938
      Trails Trail Running
      910
      Trails Horse
      58
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      33
      Trails Observed Trials
      13
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      18
      Trails Snowmobile
      12
      Trails Snowshoe
      218
      Trails Downhill Ski
      127
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      13
      Trails Nordic Ski
      122
      Total Distance
      1,859 mile
      Total Descent
      372,408 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,508 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,258 ft
      Reports
      15,202
      Photos
      5,289
      Ridden Counter
      200,844

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Local Flavours: The Complete Guide to Riding in Fernie, British Columbia
      Apr 26, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      Everything you need to know about riding in Fernie, British Columbia.
      72 Hours: Fernie
      Feb 2, 2021 from betamtb.com
      With 400 sanctioned trails across eight riding zones, Fernie is one of the most quietly diverse and densely trailed places to ride a bike in B.C.
      Exploring BC's Lesser Known Riding Destinations on the Bikes & Beers Tour
      Sep 14, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      Seven days of full-on riding on some of British Columbia's best trail networks.
      Registration Extended for Dirt Diggler DH Fall Classic in Fernie, BC
      Sep 11, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      Pre-registration for the 6.2km challenging high alpine to valley floor DH race closes September 19th.

      Popular East Kootenays Mountain Biking Trails

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      Swine Flu
      Mount Proctor
      Project 9
      Mount Fernie Provincial Park
      Cemetery By-Pass
      Fernie Ridge
      Queen V
      Ridgemont
      Hyper Ventilation
      Castle Mountain
      Eco-Terrorist
      Ridgemont
      Stove Trail
      Mount Fernie Provincial Park
      Double Bypass
      Fernie Ridge
      Lazy Lizard
      Island Lake
      Coal Creek Heritage Trail
      Fernie Ridge
      Upper Kiddy Up
      Ridgemont
      Swine Flu Climb
      Mount Proctor
      Hyperextension
      Castle Mountain
      Fairy Creek Bridge Trail
      Mount Proctor
      Broken Hip aka Space Unicorn
      Fernie Ridge

      East Kootenays Mountain Bike Routes

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      Best of the CCF
      Cranbrook Community Forest
      13 miles
      Proper Forest Tour
      Cranbrook Community Forest
      12 miles
      Montane Loop to Hyperextension
      Castle Mountain
      7 miles
      Fernie Town Trail
      Fernie
      9 miles
      Straight Line Black Diamond Enduro Ride 1
      Mt Fernie
      14 miles
      Hedonism Lap
      Mount Fernie Provincial Park
      3 miles
      Oh Dear Lap
      Ridgemont
      5 miles
      Straight Line Winter Fat Bike Ride Easy/Moderate
      Fernie
      7 miles
      bike pirate fernie ride recommendation hyperventillation
      Castle Mountain
      4 miles
      Straight Line Moderate Ride 1 Ridgemont
      Montane Fernie
      5 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 40 rides
      Yesterday
      • 281 rides
      Past Week
      • 1,173 rides

      Photos of East Kootenays Mountain Bike

      trail: Swine Flu
      326 |
      Oct 7, 2017 @ 12:18pm
      Oct 7, 2017
      trail: Swine Flu
      248 |
      Oct 7, 2017 @ 12:17pm
      Oct 7, 2017
      trail: Swine Flu
      256 |
      Oct 7, 2017 @ 12:16pm
      Oct 7, 2017
      trail: Juniper Lane
      97 |
      Aug 16, 2017 @ 5:17pm
      Aug 16, 2017
      291 |
      Jun 7, 2017 @ 10:53pm
      Jun 7, 2017
      232 |
      May 24, 2017 @ 6:32am
      May 24, 2017
      trail: Three Kings
      496 |
      Sep 3, 2008 @ 8:01pm
      Sep 3, 2008
      trail: Three Kings
      1,286 |
      Oct 5, 2005 @ 4:55pm
      Oct 5, 2005
      | 2 comments

      Videos of East Kootenays Mountain Bike

      trail: Wizard DH
      6 | May 7, 2022
      trail: Wizard DH
      3 | May 7, 2022
      Roller coaster
      27 | Apr 10, 2022
      Shannon Sending her first rock slab
      20 | Jul 21, 2021
      Contra Fernie, BC
      trail: Contra
      71 | Jul 17, 2021
      Been desperate to mountain bike real trails?
      217 | Jun 22, 2021
      The new drop
      trail: Curly
      113 | Jun 20, 2021
      Magic Line full loop POV
      trail: Magic Line
      5:05 | 277 | Apr 5, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Up Dog
      Fernie
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 10:46am
      1 day
      DryErinElizabethJuly 2nd 2022 - still not rideable, just...
      Rumplestumpskin
      Fernie Alpine Resort
      Jul 1, 2022 @ 11:05am
      2 days
      VariablejeremyhewettThey don’t even run the lift to these...
      TNT - Upper
      Fernie Alpine Resort
      Jul 1, 2022 @ 11:03am
      2 days
      VariablejeremyhewettThey don’t even run the lift to these...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1267355agoura-bikeraddreportCollege Way and 3 more
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 2:20pm
      12 mins
      user #2105202lshuntaddreportElk Rim Connect and 1 more
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 2:12pm
      20 mins
      user #2022520stevie418wishlistrouteBatlle of the Border - XCM
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 2:08pm
      24 mins
      user #2022520stevie418wishlistrouteMedium Ridgemont Trail
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 2:07pm
      25 mins
      user #2022520stevie418wishlistrouteThe Guides Hut Trail Recommendation and 1 more
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 2:07pm
      25 mins

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1803171ryancartierstrailMountain Shadowsflat trail, arguably a green
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 7:04am
      7 hours
      user #1803171ryancartierstrailTendonitisnice rip
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 7:01am
      8 hours
      user #1803171ryancartierstrailSnoop Lionarguably a green as it is mainly flat
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 7:00am
      8 hours
      user #90873preems14trailToday’s SpecialA fresh of breath air compared to a typical...
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 10:00pm
      17 hours
      user #1087536jeremyhewetttrailPhat Larry'sNo advanced stunts or log rides. It’s all...
      Jul 1, 2022 @ 3:07pm
      2 days

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike9531,368 mile232,031 ft569 miles5,476 ft
      5,01614,955192102,456
      E-Bike570911 miles138,360 ft375 miles5,476 ft
      412,212301,073
      Hike9381,492 mile246,421 ft581 miles7,507 ft
      24514,523238,447
      Trail Running9101,463 mile236,706 ft567 miles7,507 ft
      1914,450466,929
      Horse58184 miles14,711 ft68 miles5,285 ft
      4,335519
      Dirtbike/Moto33245 miles15,820 ft74 miles5,000 ft
      4,1651150
      Observed Trials13111 miles3,648 ft19 miles1,322 ft
      2918
      ATV/ORV/OHV18143 miles13,009 ft59 miles5,000 ft
      24,167165
      Snowmobile1280 miles8,419 ft28 miles4,984 ft
      38778
      Snowshoe218262 miles37,858 ft98 miles6,060 ft
      8908730
      Downhill Ski12768 miles81,982 ft66 miles3,271 ft
      13514,143
      Backcountry Ski1317 miles3,510 ft7 miles5,364 ft
      138811,691
      Nordic Ski122155 miles10,541 ft48 miles4,843 ft
      147444,315
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