Fat Bike Allison – Chinook Trails, 2023

For beginner riders, level easy, fitness easy. 

Enjoy the ultimate experience of Winter Fat Biking!  It’s all about getting out in the fresh winter air, working our bodies, enjoying the beautiful winter scenery, and then warming up at Country Encounters Wine Bar for a delicious chocolate or cheese fondue.  The ride is less than 3km and has the option of doing loops if requested.  A new trail is being introduced this winter for more intermediate/advanced riders and the tour will be announced soon.

DATES:  Feb 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, March 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 2023

MEETING PLACE:  Meet at the Allison-Chinook XC Ski area parking lot.  Maps found here.

TIME:  We meet at 10:30 am, ready to ride and will depart from there and decide our trails.  Depending on the snow/weather conditions we may try to ride around the lake or choose one of the three trails groomed specifically for Fat Biking.  Once we are finished our ride, we will head to Country Encounters Wine Bar for a delicious lunch, which could be a chocolate or cheese Fondue and a hot beverage of your choice.  Expect to finish around 12:30 – 1pm-ish.

COST:  Price is $75 + GST, for adults, $60 + GST for youth (ages 9-12) which includes Fondue and a gratuity for the wine bar. (Minimum 2 people needed for a tour, maximum 6, if you have a larger group in mind,  please contact us and we can arrange to accommodate your group)

ACCOMMODATION:  Accommodation packages are offered at Country Encounters Hospitality

Stay at Country Encounters Hospitality which offers double-occupancy rooms including breakfast at $129 a night per room. A special price and more information can be found here.

Does not include bike or helmet.

GEAR RENTALS Rentals are available at ($28.00 + GST for a 1/2 day rental and or $55 + GST for a day rental)  Alpenland, Blairmore.  Adult sizes only and are limited in numbers.



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Remember Fat Biking is a winter sport, so we recommend the appropriate gear, proper footwear, gloves, protective eyewear, and helmets are mandatory. Headbands or a hat that fits under your helmet, warm layers, a wind layer may also be necessary, snow pants are can be used but winter tights would be better.  Gaiters work well also!  Let us know if you have any questions.