A small summit along Heiko’s Trail next to Mt. Fernie with some wicked terrain. Save for a clear day to enjoy the views. Expect to take 6+ hours, especially if you want to ski some of the other lines.

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Heaven’s Gate

Fernie backcountry ski touring.

Via Fernie Ridge’s southwest slopes. A strange Fernie ski tour, made stranger by the sounds of gunshots from a nearby shooting range, cornice collapses, wind-hammered terrain, and plans to develop the area into a ski resort and pedestrian community sharing the name of a suicidal UFO cult from the 70’s.

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