3 miles
Distance
2,614 ft
Climb
-514 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Tamarack Details

  • Riding area
    Mount Fernie Provincial Park
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
  • Global Ranking

One of the Island Lake hiking trails, the only reason to go up here as a biker is if you have decided to do the epic Mountain Lakes Trail. You will be carrying your bike for a chunk of it.

Access Info

Either from Island Lake Lodge follow the signs, or turn right off of Lazy Lizard as it nears the lodge. Signage is good.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Tamarack mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2,099 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,391 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,497 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,597 ft
  • Grade
    13.295%
  • Grade max
    -47.784%
  • Grade min
    57.483%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3,961 ft
  • Distance flat
    457 ft
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Tamarack 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
Jul 15, 2017 @ 5:02pm
Jul 15, 2017
Jul 15, 2017 @ 5:01pm
Jul 15, 2017
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Routes with this trail

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Heiko's Mountain Lake Trail
15 miles
Lazy Lizard
4 miles

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