51.7 miles
Distance
8,166 ft
Climb
-9,299 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

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Where small town charm meets adventure in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Fernie is a historic mountain town founded in 1898. Fernie is located in southeast British Columbia, Canada and is completely surrounded by the Canadian Rocky Mountains. With an extensive and ever-growing number of trails you will no doubt find your perfect ride in Fernie; most you can access right from town.

Mountain biking has become a year-round sport in Fernie with the addition of fat biking during the snowy months. April/May is the start of mountain bike season and goes right to the end of October, then fat (snow) biking starts in November until end of March. Explore Fernie's 110+ trails - primarily singletrack, in summer play at the Dirt Jump & Skills Park or head to Fernie Alpine Resort's Lift Access Bike Park.

Detailed Description
2019 TransRockies Classic - Stage 7: Crowsnest Pass to Fernie is a 52 mile intermediate race route located near Coleman Alberta. This mountain bike only route and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 8 trails. This route climbs 8,166 ft with a max elevation of 7,237 ft then descends -9,299 ft.
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8 Reviews & Comments

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brodyguy (Jul 15, 2021 at 16:56)
Trail Contra
The only thing missing is a chair lift. Could ride this over and over all day. Great trail.
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sdigel (Aug 5, 2020 at 8:51)
Getting a little overgrown in spots. Not a lot of traffic.
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SherPic (Sep 25, 2019 at 15:00)
Trail Contra
Oooooh aaaaaaah whoooop ooops ooooops. Whoa...... waaaaaaah.....eeeeeeeeee....oooooohhhhh.....
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thejoeyreinhart (Jul 19, 2019 at 17:21)
Trail Contra
Left, up, left, up, down, up, square, triangle. Double moon physics for this one kids!
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StanStill (Jul 13, 2019 at 7:58)
Trail Contra
Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, start; will get you infinite lives ????
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firetk (Jul 19, 2019 at 20:01)
Trail Contra
Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A, Start!
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S-Christopher (Jun 15, 2017 at 14:17)
Black bear cub seen by new bridge near TR3 at noon today
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Seppie (Jun 6, 2016 at 8:38)
Trail Kush
Is this really black diamond? At the uphill trailhead the post shows blue.
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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for 2019 TransRockies Classic - Stage 7: Crowsnest Pass to Fernie mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,133 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,328 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,461 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,327 ft
  • Grade
    -0.4%
  • Grade max
    -112.5%
  • Grade min
    63.5%
  • Distance climb
    26 miles
  • Distance down
    23 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Contra
Sep 25, 2022 @ 9:10am
Sep 25, 2022
Closed to ask traffic Monday to Friday
Little Chainring Big Trouble
Sep 11, 2022 @ 10:51am
Sep 11, 2022
Branch B Road
Jul 16, 2022 @ 1:41am
Jul 16, 2022
Note it's closed from 4 am to 4 pm weekdays
Kush
Jul 7, 2022 @ 6:08am
Jul 7, 2022
Trail is closed due to logging. Kushier, Kushiest and Kushin are G2G though and can be accessed via R Trail - Little Chainring Big Trouble
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Jun 19, 2022 @ 5:01pm
Jun 19, 2022
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