Now in its 6th year, our high-vert, challenging 50km, encompassing some of Fernie’s best trails and jaw dropping views, returns, along with its punchy 15km counterpart.
Those going the full distance will take on the iconic Leg 1 up and over Mt. Fernie, onto Rocky Road, down to Island Lake Lodge Catskiing, before cruising through the Old Growth. Leg 2 follows the old Rail Trail, heading up punchy Verboten, before a fast descent onto the rolling, loamy Provincial Park trails, over to Fernie Alpine Resort.
Leg 3 (the 15km race), is a tour of the ski hill, climbing all the way up through Cedar Bowl to the base of the dramatic Headwall, before traversing all the way across into Timber Bowl for a steep descent to the Finish Line.
The 50km offers 2,854m vert, with high alpine, amazing views and gnarly descents. While the 15km offers 840m vert, looping below the iconic Fernie Alpine Resort head wall.
Whatever distance you choose, there are guaranteed views, epic climbs, amazing single track and fun descents, making the Elk Valley Ultra a classic, challenging race experience in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.
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