1 miles
Distance
269 ft
Climb
-211 ft
Descent
00:21:20
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Mount Fernie Provincial Park
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Global Ranking
    #520

This is one of the most beautiful trails in Fernie - machine built, loads of bridges, meandering through an Old Growth Cedar Forest. It's probably one of the most beautiful trails in the world. A few scenic look out points and if you go all the way you kick out at world-famous Island Lake Lodge and can sit on their deck and have an amazing meal with astonishing views of the Three Bears and Island Lake. There are not many places you can go for a wilderness bike and end up somewhere like that. Once you've finished your lunch you get the most amazing flowy ride downhill you will probably ever have - loads of gentle berms of rolls to enjoy. Just be aware that this trail gets a lot of people on it, and it is not a good idea to see if you can get the Strava DH KOM on a weekend afternoon. You will probably kill someone.

Access Info

Two ways to start it: (1) Drive into the Mount Fernie Provincial Park access road and then follow the signs to Island Lake Lodge. When you get to the big wooden structure over the road signalling the entrance to island Lake terrain, park in the big lot to the left of the structure. (2) From the Hedonism/Stove Connector. This new entrance has been finished in July 2016 and makes for a longer ride.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lazy Lizard Connector mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    58 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,423 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,539 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,423 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,481 ft
  • Grade
    0.943%
  • Grade max
    -29.817%
  • Grade min
    26.982%
  • Distance climb
    2,361 ft
  • Distance down
    1,715 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,065 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:11
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Status:
on Sep 15, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.8 (9 votes)

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Lazy Lizard... Trail Reports

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Sep 15, 2017 @ 5:45pm
Sep 15, 2017
reporter All trails are open again! Yay!
Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:03am
Sep 4, 2017
reporter TRAILS ARE ALL CLOSED DUE TO FIRE HAZARD - SEVERE FINES FOR RIDING OR HIKING
Aug 23, 2017 @ 10:02pm
Aug 23, 2017
Very busy with people climbing it
Jun 18, 2017 @ 6:52pm
Jun 18, 2017
reporter Some puddles
May 23, 2017 @ 5:11pm
May 23, 2017
Bridge fixed!
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Jul 11, 2017 @ 3:09pm
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Jul 8, 2017 @ 2:18pm
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Jul 8, 2017 @ 2:18pm
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Jan 26, 2017 @ 9:08am
Jan 26, 2017
Lazy Lizard Connector

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