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Get ready for a weekend of hiking and biking in Fernie, featuring the Roll and Sole Festival paired with the Fernie 3 mountain bike races. Take part in guided hikes and mountain bike rides, enjoy a catered gourmet lunch, and take on some shenanigans called 'Crazy Fun Events. It all takes place in downtown Fernie. After that, enjoy one of Canada's best single-track biking races, the Fernie 3.  And if all that isn’t enough roll & sole for you, hit the trails at Fernie Alpine Resort for opening weekend of its bike park.  

Check out Powder Matt’s top reasons to hit Fernie for your roll and sole fix. Read Leigh McAdam's article about the amazing weekend in Fernie

Featured events

Guided Hikes and Mountain Bike Rides

9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. — both days
Hit the trails with guided hikes and mountain bike rides all around Fernie's many trails.

Catered gourmet lunch

1 p.m.
After you've worked up a sweat on the trails, enjoy a catered lunch by Fernie's best chefs.

 

Crazy fun events

1 - 6 p.m.
Enjoy fun bike-related events in downtown Fernie. 

Fernie 3

While you're enjoying the Roll and Sole Festival, take part in one of Canada's greatest bike races, the Fernie 3. Check out the schedule of events which will leave you craving more of Fernie's excellent trails.

Schedule of events

Day 1

8am to 9pm  Registration
9:30am  Start
 
11am-3pm Finish
3:30pm to 4:30pm – U16 and U12 kids’ races
5pm to 7pm – 1 day solo, U16, and U12 race awards and BBQ

Day 2

9:00am – Start
10am to 12pm  –  9th Annual Kids Bike Rally - fun event around downtown for young kids on bikes (balance bikes allowed)
11am to 2pm – Finish
12pm – 3pm Festivities

Day 3

9:00am – Start
10:30am to 2pm  – Finish
12pm to 3pm  –  Festivities
5pm to 8pm  –  Awards Banquet

Fernie Alpine Resort Summer Opening

Kick off the summer season at one of the best bike parks in Canada. The Fernie Alpine Resort open for the summer on June 27.  Fernie Alpine Resort has plenty of reasons to visit during the summer for a day, weekend or week. The bike park alone features 37 marked trails from beginner to expert. Test your pedal mettle on the berms, bridges, ladders, stunts, bumps and flowy downhill rides. Then, kick back at Kelsey's Restaurant for scenic patio views and great food. if you're still looking for an adrenaline rush, take a zipline ride.  Get the full details on opening day here.

Ticket information

2016 entry fees:

$40 Weekend Pass
$60 Family Weekend Pass (2 adults, 2 kids)
$25 Single Day Pass
$5 Single Event Adult
$1 Single Event Child

Advanced registration is available, check out Tourism Fernie’s website for additional details.

Registration for the Fernie 3

Register online for the Fernie 3.

Registration:

Earlybird: purchase by February 29th 2016: $399 

Regular, purchase by June 30th 2016: $449

One of Canada’s top biking bloggers, Leigh McAdam, gets to the bottom of Fernie’s blockbuster biking weekend with this FestivalSeekers story, have a read by clicking here.

Get more information about the Fernie 3 here.

Spread some inspiration with friends and family. Please share this story and have them to join you on the trails!  July 2 – July 3 or not, roll into Fernie anytime this summer for some sole.