14.7 miles
6,891 ft
-6,792 ft
1.7 miles
High Point

Fernie's iconic Heiko's Mountain Lake Trail is most commonly tackled on foot as an single day or overnight wilderness hike.

The trail can be ridden on starting at either Island Lake Lodge, or the trail head off Hartley Lake Road. It is highly recommended to take a shuttle to or from Hartley Lake Road.

Summiting the Three Sisters is optional and would be described as Extremely Difficult due to its off-cambered loose rocky surface. There are sections of wooden steps that will require carrying the bike.

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Trails in Route


  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
More Stats for Heiko's Mountain Lake Trail mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    99 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,391 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,497 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,596 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    6.7 miles
  • Distance down
    7.4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,276 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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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