Outdoors

What is Life Without a Little Adventure?

Sooooo, what’s up?
Not too much, just moving to Mexico you know…..

Posted by Emily Pullen on Aug 10, 2016 in Outdoors

Summer Hikes with the Elk River Alliance: Elk Lakes Provincial Park

A hike to the Petain Glacier, the source of the ribbon of life that connects all of our communities and the river that is the inspiration for our community-based water group. 

Posted by Lee-Anne Walker on Aug 06, 2016 in Outdoors

Postcard Views

Endless choices of gorgeous mountain vistas, beautiful turquoise water and feeling like you're above the clouds. The opportunities are plentiful and we can help you get those postcard views.

Posted by Terry Nelson on Aug 01, 2016 in Outdoors

Aaron Levesque

When Fernie first established itself as a town, many residents grew their own food. It was a matter of survival. Fast forward to today – there is a new generation of gardeners who are concerned about where their food comes from and how it is grown.

Posted by Helen McAlliste... on Jul 22, 2016 in Outdoors

Components to a Backyard

Dream up your backyard design and bring life, beauty and colour to your yard.

Posted by Duncan Maisels on Jul 20, 2016 in Outdoors

Power Through Collaboration

The power and structure behind an organization really comes to light when you are amongst a focus group willing to volunteer its time, expertise and energies, and work together to fulfil this objective.

Posted by Terry Nelson on Jul 19, 2016 in Outdoors

Superhero Exercises to Build Superpowers

If there is one thing a Superhero is known for, it is superpowers. Here are five exercises you can do to improve your power. 

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Jul 17, 2016 in Outdoors

Silver Springs

Water is a sculptor, carving out the rugged peaks, basins and ridges of the beautiful mountain landscape that we all love.

Posted by Ayla Bennet on Jul 15, 2016 in Outdoors

A Solo Camp Adventure

Despite rain, the silence of a companionless adventure is at once frightening and fabulous.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Jul 07, 2016 in Outdoors

The Iconic Photo Spots of Island Lake Contest

Share your love for Island Lake through 12 iconic photo spots for your chance to win a $1,000 travel voucher!

Posted by Fix on Jul 05, 2016 in Outdoors

Kids' Guide to Summer

Fernie is home to a growing number of children, and is continually attracting an increasing number of families during the summer months because of the abundance of recreational activities, resources, programs and events geared towards this demographic. It’s amazing to see the array of opportunities kids have in this community, the only problem is deciding on what to do and when! 

Posted by Fix on Jun 22, 2016 in Outdoors

Lisa Janssen and Holly Kimola

Whether it’s veggie gardens, chickens or bees, many locals are diversifying their food sources. Lisa and Holly are using their land to bring healthy food to their table. 

Posted by Helen McAlliste... on Jun 20, 2016 in Outdoors

Come One, Come All

The Fernie Trails Alliance is faced with many challenges in meeting the expectations of everyone, and the Roll and Sole Trail Fest is just the venue where the community can get together and celebrate our differences.

Posted by Terry Nelson on Jun 18, 2016 in Outdoors

A Guide to Novice Downhilling

What comes to mind when you hear “downhlll mountain biking?” Images of armoured-up riders, with full face helmets and goggles, covered in mud or dust going at mock speeds down steep and technical trails? It isn't just for the expert, gnarly rider.

Posted by Karen Pepper on Jun 17, 2016 in Outdoors

Planting Trees

Back aches in subsequent days and Jesse is reminded of her feeble tree-planting attempt. Then she remember that there are 350 new trees in the ground because of her and the ache subsides. 

Posted by Jesse Bell on Jun 04, 2016 in Outdoors

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