4 miles
1,798 ft
-686 ft
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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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Bike type
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
  • Ridelogs
More Stats for Lazy Lizard mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,438 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,438 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,549 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,405 ft
Avg: 5 (2 votes)
Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Fernie Is Awesome!
Fernie Is Awesome!
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Jun 21, 2017

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Lazy Lizard Connector
Jun 17, 2018 @ 7:41am
Jun 17, 2018
Lazy Lizard
Jun 8, 2018 @ 11:00am
Jun 8, 2018
A couple of trees down and a bit of snow near the lodge, but easy enough to get over and through.
Lazy Lizard from Island Lake parking lot
Oct 3, 2017 @ 8:36pm
Oct 3, 2017
Sep 15, 2017 @ 5:45pm
Sep 15, 2017
All trails are open again! Yay! reporter
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