Day 5 – Elkwood to Fernie 40 miles

The ride from Elkwood to Fernie was along highway 40 and 3. No gravel today. An easy day mostly riding downhill. It’s an interesting contrast riding on gravel vs the road. On gravel we worry about guzzler and moose. On the road the hazards are cars and trucks. I’ll take the Grizzlies and moose!

Sparwood is a coal mining community and this bucket is used in coal extraction process
Erika and Sue Joerger
Coal in Sparwood
Totan once the largest dump truck in the world used for coal extraction
Sue Joerger vs Titan

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