Who We Are

Family is who we are. With the promotion of solid ethical trail use etiquette, and general good behavioural values to instil upon our the trail-user family, the Fernie Trails Alliance is an integral part of this community’s fabric.

Posted by Terry Nelson on Mar 05, 2016 in Outdoors

Extreme Griz

For three days of the year, Jesse wishes she had a beard. It is a strange want, yes, but if you’ve ever attended Griz Days, you might understand her plight.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Feb 29, 2016 in Outdoors

The First Leg

Get yourself motivated to stick to your commitment to go swimming, to see if you can actually do this sport called triathlon. 

Posted by Brendan Morgan on Feb 21, 2016 in Outdoors

Positive Working Relationships

Partnerships are an essential component of the FTA's success. Whether we are referring to our society board members or the supportive relationships of our funding bodies. 

Posted by Terry Nelson on Feb 19, 2016 in Outdoors

Helly Hansen Geo Cache “Virtual Scavenger Hunt”

Helly Hansen has hidden all sorts of virtual gear throughout the resort and all you have to do is find their location by skiing/riding around, claim it and it will be sent to you!


Posted by admin on Feb 13, 2016 in Outdoors

Great Partnerships

Ski poles are an integral part in transferring energy from the upper body to the snow to generate forward movement. Finding the best ones for your skiing lifestyle is key.

Posted by Jeff Williams on Feb 12, 2016 in Outdoors

Ski Touring Cabins in Fernie, BC

In recent years ski touring has grown multitudes in popularity, and Fernie and the surrounding area offers many opportunity for the backcountry enthusiast. The area includes five awesome mountain ranges – the Monashees, Rockies, Selkirks, Purells and Valhallas.

Posted by admin on Feb 09, 2016 in Outdoors

Nordic Along Montane Trail

Jesse experiences The Montane Trail, a three-by-one kilometre area maintained for cross country skiing, that leads to a brand new warming hut.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Feb 01, 2016 in Outdoors

Linda’s Run

Ski hills are so rich in their histories. That history can be seen around Fernie Alpine Resort every day. The names of the runs that appear on the trail maps and mountain signs. 

Posted by Karen Pepper on Jan 27, 2016 in Outdoors

How Far to the Top

We strive to provide inclusive access to the entire trail network, but at times may need to adjust perspectives to suit everyone. 

Posted by Terry Nelson on Jan 20, 2016 in Outdoors

Let’s Get Our Feet Wet

Luckily for us, competing in a triathlon doesn't have to be Hawaii Ironman extreme. Anyone can enjoy a similar experience with these options.

Posted by Brendan Morgan on Jan 19, 2016 in Outdoors

Destination of the Month - Castle Rocks

There's nothing like reaching the summit on your own steam to feel a sense of accomplishment. Snowshoeing up Castle Rocks definitely fits the bill!

Posted by Julie Kelly on Jan 18, 2016 in Outdoors

Little Triumphs and Adventures

After another year of mad adventures as we continue to push ourselves and overcome fears.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Jan 15, 2016 in Outdoors

Adversity to Triumph

Mastering downhills with turns will decrease your stress levels when skiing on Fernie trails and increase your enjoyment.

Posted by Jeff Williams on Jan 10, 2016 in Outdoors

Fernie Winter Wild Nature Tours

Fernie Nature Tours is back this winter season to offer their Winter Wild Nature Snowshoe Tours. Access powder meadows glistening or spend a day in the spectacular Cedar Valley Old Growth Reserve.

Posted by admin on Jan 07, 2016 in Outdoors