With a core trail network of 160kms, the Fernie Snowmobile Association has been the voice for organized snowmobiling in the Elk Valley since 1990. Before you head out on the trails, Nicole shares some key information, suggested rides and what you need to know for enjoying the backcountry and our legendary powder.
The member clubs of the Fernie Trails Alliance have ceaselessly worked to provide warm places to hunker down. Could there actually be any better purpose in life than to provide shelter for someone in need?
With all the preparation towards a challenge, this racer crosses the finishes line with energy to spare.
Winter trails have blossomed out of the imaginative, energetic efforts of a dedicated volunteer collective. Nordic skiing opportunities have grown from a scrubby track set loop on the Fernie dyke, into many well-maintained, groomed trails. The Nordic scene is taking Fernie by storm!
Attending a wine festival in the Okanagon with local Northern Bar & Stage manager, Jesse learns there is an art to wine, but it isn't just for the connoisseurs.
Our trail network is constantly growing and evolving. Just like us, the trails have personality and just like us, the trails mature, but again like us, our trails need a little help along the way.
With the growth of the younger population, Fernie has seen an influx of programming and events for kids and families over the last few years.
With so many activities and copious amounts of trails options for each, it can be difficult to make a decision when it comes to exploring the extensive wilderness that branches out on all sides of the valley. We know the feeling, so each year we provide some of our favourites to help you out. Here is this year's list.
Jesse takes on Essential Yoga Studio's 30 Day Yoga Challenge and, for the first time ever, feeling like yoga and her belong together.
The Fernie Trails Alliance continually works to adapt to the changes that the trail users we represent desire and here are some of the examples, of the changes they have made of late.
Whether you have lived here for a number of years or are spending your first winter in this stunning mountain town, there are likely many things that you have never done and many places you have never seen.
Spending 23 days in a tent, driving 3,100 kilometres by car and walking nearly 100 kilometres on foot, it's the best way to see a country.
While many children are getting back into the school groove this month, this gardening story will inspire new and experienced food growers to consider the ongoing passion for learning that gardening demands.
As the leaves start to change and this season leads into the next I always look back on what just happened, where I started and where I am now.