After nearly two years of hard work and sweat, the Island Lake trail crew has finished a spectacular new alpine hiking trail at Island Lake Lodge near Fernie, BC. Goldilocks is a loop extension off the top of the existing Spineback trail. This new loop takes hikers through breathtaking peaks, headwalls, valleys and alpine wildflowers. Leave right from the doors of the lodge and end up in the spectacular alpine in the Lizard Range with grand views of the Cedar and Elk River valleys. This additional trail adds to Island Lake’s reputation as a true hiking destination in the Canadian Rockies. Have a look at additional Fernie hiking trail info.
Trail DNA: Length: 2.5 km / Type: Loop / Hiking Time 1.5 hrs / Elevation Gain: 210 m / Rating: Advanced
Island Lake has identified some of their iconic photo spots with a unique hashtag and sign. There are now 20 iconic photo spots spread over the entire Island Lake trail system.
This summer (2018) take a photo of the view from the spot and tag it with the hashtag shown on the sign for your chance to win a $1,000 travel voucher for the lodge and a North Face Tent! There will also be monthly prizes from The North Face awarded for the best photos!
Island Lake is open for Summer from June 8th – Oct 8th, 2018
Have a look at a video of the Spineback Trail