6.7 miles
959 ft
-924 ft
4,094 ft
High Point

Please be aware that the snow conditions may vary due to current snow condition and grooming.
Please be advised to stay only on marked or designated winter bike trails, and off of the XC ski trails.

This loop takes you from downtown Fernie up through the Montane trail network. Nice climbs that meander through a clear cut, offering stunning views of the surrounding area. The ride will take you to the Montane Hut, which provides a great snack stop. Benches and bike racks will be found there as well.
Once you get to the hut feel free to turn around and follow your route back to town.. If you arrive at the hut, and feel like extending your ride, follow the rest of the loop. Please note the trail above the hut will change from Easy to Moderate rating, and it will increase the overall length of the ride.

Detailed Description
Straight Line Winter Fat Bike Ride Easy/Moderate is a 7 mile popular easy route located near Fernie British Columbia. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 45 trails. This route climbs 959 ft with a max elevation of 4,094 ft then descends -924 ft.
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Trails in Route

Town Loop3,015 ft
Montane Blue3,488 ft
Uprooted Winter249 ft
Easy Beaver1 mile
Roots1 mile
Uprooted709 ft
Montane Blue3,488 ft
Boondaburra1,050 ft
Uprooted135 ft
Montane Blue3,163 ft
Montane Blue203 ft
Town Loop2,231 ft


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    Out & Back
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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More Stats for Straight Line Winter Fat Bike Ride Easy/Moderate mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 4 min
  • Altitude min
    3,316 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,326 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,363 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,822 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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