Outdoors

Porky Blue Race

It is a big adventure race on a big adventure trail, says Pat Gilmar, Porky Blue’s trail-building pioneer. It is also hot, sweaty and at times potentially dangerous. But it is so much fun.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Jul 06, 2015 in Outdoors

Adrenaline Junky News

Looking to get into racing or just want a fun evening finding out who’s fastest out of your friends?

Posted by Tom Gibson on Jul 02, 2015 in Outdoors

Cheryl and Gordon Anderson: Plenty to Share

Speaking with inspiring Elk Valley gardeners, who are passionate about growing their own food.

Posted by Helen McAllister on Jun 24, 2015 in Outdoors

Sarah Menzies

Taking a leap of faith in 2010 by quitting her job working in the environmental non-profit sector to become a freelance videographer.

Posted by Hannah Griffin on Jun 24, 2015 in Outdoors

Elk Valley Community Trail

A proposed trail that's a perfect fit for the Elk Valley communities.

Posted by Terry Nelson on Jun 23, 2015 in Outdoors

Body Painting

The art of body painting on your mostly nude body.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Jun 12, 2015 in Outdoors

Island Lake Lodge Summer Hiking Guide

Offering guided hikes and a hiking series on some of the most popular trails, including Heiko's Trail.

Posted by admin on May 25, 2015 in Outdoors

Fix Favourite Bike Rides and Hikes

photo by Nick Nault

Posted by Fix on May 25, 2015 in Outdoors

Fernie Hikes Not to Miss

Sitting in this valley, it’s hard not to envision yourself at the top of one of the magnificent peaks surrounding us.

Posted by Fix on May 25, 2015 in Outdoors

Go Fast, Be Good, Have Fun

Our little mountain town is home to fantastic athletes and here is just a few to look out for this summer:

Posted by Tom Gibson on May 25, 2015 in Outdoors

What's New for Summer 2015 at Fernie Alpine Resort

Summer operations kick off June 27th at Fernie Alpine Resort! The trail crew have been working hard and the resort's new partnership with the Fernie Trails Alliance.

Posted by admin on May 24, 2015 in Outdoors

The Next Chapter: Rachel Dortman by Helen McAllister and Jennifer Heath

While researching for their book Down to Earth: Cold-Climate Gardens & Their Keepers, Helen McAllister and Jennifer Heath spoke with many inspiring Elk Valley gardeners.

Posted by admin on May 19, 2015 in Outdoors

A Guide to Nordic Skiing: Gliding in the Off-Season

While skiing is not on the minds of most people from May to November, there are a few things I wanted to mention in my final submission before everyone has officially put skiing out of their minds.

Posted by Jeff Williams on May 19, 2015 in Outdoors

Claire Buchar

As we head into mountain-bike season and Fernie trails fill with riders, many people are feeling excited about the sport, whether longtime riders or brand new.

Posted by Hannah Griffin on May 11, 2015 in Outdoors

An Honest to Goodness Cleanse

Homemade pastas, fresh-baked brownies, cookies and Cadbury mini eggs; these are a few of my favourite things. And cheese. I love cheese. Grilled cheese sandwiches, chunks of cheese in my salad, cheese buns and cheese, period.

Posted by Jesse Bell on May 03, 2015 in Outdoors

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