The Group Experience

Situated in the heart of The Canadian Rockies, Raging Elk Adventure Lodging is the perfect accommodation if your group is looking for the ultimate outdoor adventure, team building experience, or relaxation getaway in the mountains.

We cater to groups such as wedding parties, youth programs, corporate retreats, school groups, bike enthusiasts, and hiking clubs. After experiencing all that Raging Elk has to offer, we’re sure you’ll want to make your group trip an annual getaway.

We have a variety of room styles that can accommodate group needs. Dorms of various room configurations for lager groups are available or enquire about our smaller group rooms.


Enjoying the powder with a group of friends is always more fun! Raging Elk Adventure Lodging is located minutes away from the Fernie Alpine Resort – enjoy five large alpine bowls, the highest vertical and the most snow in the Rockies (32 ft annually). Ski passes, rentals and lessons can be arranged for your group.

Fernie also features two world class cat skiing operations, skidoo tours, dog sleighing, an array of cross-country ski trails, snow shoeing, ice fishing, horse drawn sleigh rides, and a large aquatic centre with 20-person hot tub, slides, and monkey swings!

Discounts are available for groups of ski hill employees. Ask about our various group room configurations by emailing


Looking for a weekend getaway in the heart of Fernie? Look no further! Raging Elk Adventure Lodging caters to all kinds of groups looking to enjoy all that Fernie has to offer in the summer season.

Enjoy the Fernie’s zip line and outdoor adventure park (perfect for team building) or an array of mountain bike trails with 100+ single track trails and cross country for all levels. White-water rafting, horseback riding, hiking, scenic chair lift rides, the aquatic centre, and outdoor spray park are also some of Fernie’s most popular attractions in the summer. Guided hiking tours can be arranged for your group to view amazing fossils, waterfalls, and caves.

At the end of the day, wind-down and relax in one of our various group-friendly rooms.

Wedding Parties

Getting hitched? Whether you’re planning your wedding in Fernie or traveling here to celebrate the wedding of a loved one, Raging Elk Adventure Lodging is the perfect place for you and your guests to stay. Options are available to accommodate individual guests, groups (bridesmaids and/or groomsmen), families, or even to rent out the entire lodge for your guests.

For wedding party inquiries, please email



Our lodge features a large kitchen and food storage area for self prepared meals as well as an outdoor BBQ area.  Given our great downtown location, groups also have plenty of options to dine out in restaurants that can cater to groups of any size. 

For a specialized group quote and for any group related queries, please fill out the form below.

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Important Group Booking Information

Please note during the COVID-19 pandemic, we adhere to all the health and safety guidelines outlined by the BC minister of health concerning group reservations. If you have any questions, please email

Hostelling International has extensive experience working with groups and we understand that groups need flexibility with their bookings. Please carefully review the following booking and cancellation policies to ensure a worry and problem free experience during your visit with us.

1. Reservation:
​Reservations will be accepted up to one year in advance of check in.  A quotation and accommodation agreem​ent will be sent to you for review. This must be signed and returned to Raging Elk Adventure Lodging to confirm your reservation. A 50% non-refundable deposit at the time of booking is required along with credit card details to secure your reservation. If deposit is not paid by agreed date Raging Elk Adventure Lodging has the right to cancel your reservation. Signing this document confirms that you accept the standard group cancellation policies.

2. Confirmation:
Once your signed quotation has been received, we will send you confirmation of your reservation. The 50% non-refundable deposit will be charged to the credit card provided to secure the reservation.

3. Payment:
The deposit is due when booking is made. Your reservation must be prepaid in FULL 28 days prior to the group’s arrival. Payments by Visa, Mastercard, or Cheque (Canadian Currency) are accepted.

4. Group Rooming List:
Fourteen (14) days prior to arrival, the group rooming list is due.  The list should specify first and last names and gender of each guest as well as any specific rooming requests.

5. Cancellations & Changes:
Groups may cancel up to 28 days in advance of check-in, but the deposit is non-refundable.
Cancellations made 28 days or less before check-in date are 100% non-refundable.
A maximum of 10% reduction in group size is acceptable fourteen (14) days prior to the date of arrival. Any request to increase the group size will be accommodated, subject to availability.

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