4.4 miles
Distance
1,470 ft
Climb
-359 ft
Descent
4,574 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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1 Review & Comments

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Jackiechang1000 (Aug 5, 2019 at 17:11)
 Super fun
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    4
More Stats for Lazy Lizard mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,445 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,445 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,554 ft
  • Grade
    4.8%
  • Grade max
    -31.7%
  • Grade min
    63%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    5,246 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,175 ft
Avg: 3.6 (5 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Lazy Lizard Connector
Nov 21, 2021 @ 2:03pm
Nov 21, 2021
Studs recommended, couple muddy spots
Lazy Lizard
Nov 21, 2021 @ 2:03pm
Nov 21, 2021
Studs recommended, couple muddy spots
Tamarack (HIKING ONLY)
Aug 1, 2021 @ 12:41pm
Aug 1, 2021
Lower portion of the loop to the viewpoint is closed for maintenance. But the view is well work taking the slightly longer route. (I'm not sure why trail forks doesn't show the loop.)
Lazy Lizard from Island Lake parking lot
May 27, 2020 @ 7:01pm
May 27, 2020
Open, but please use respect when assessing if too wet. reporter
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