Best of Fernie 2013

Best Fernie Season 2013

  • Gold: Summer
  • Silver: Winter
  • Bronze: Fall

Best Summer Sport 2013

  • Gold: Mountain Biking
  • Silver: Hiking
  • Bronze: Water Sports

Best Winter Sport 2013

  • Gold: Skiing/Boarding
  • Silver: Snowshoeing
  • Bronze: Nordic Skiing

Best Bike Trail 2013

  • Gold: Swine Flu
  • Silver: Southern Comfort
  • Bronze: Dem Bones

Best Hiking Trail 2013

  • Gold: Heiko’s Trail
  • Silver: Fernie Mountain
  • Bronze: Spineback

Best Area at Fernie Alpine Resort 2013

  • Gold: Currie Bowl
  • Silver: Cedar Bowl
  • Bronze: Easter Bowl and Lizard Bowl (tie)

Favourite Place to Snowmobile 2013

  • Gold: Coal Creek
  • Silver: Harvey Pass
  • Bronze: Hartley Pass

Best Place to Nordic Ski 2013

  • Gold: Island Lake
  • Silver: Golf Course
  • Bronze: Fernie Alpine Resort

Favourite Indoor Activity 2013

  • Gold: Swimming
  • Silver: Yoga
  • Bronze: Exercise Classes

Best Method of Maintaining Balance/Cross Training 2013

  • Gold: Yoga
  • Silver: Weight Training
  • Bronze: Swimming

Best Source for Injury Prevention and Rehab 2013

  • Gold: Massage Therapy
  • Silver: Physio Therapy
  • Bronze: Chiropractic

Best Spa in Town 2013

  • Gold: Spa 901
  • Silver: Trillium Day Spa
  • Bronze: Island Lake Spa

Best Hair Salon 2013

  • Gold: ET and Sparrow for Hair (Tied)
  • Silver: Blue Lime
  • Bronze: Mirror Images

Best Go to Health Product Source 2013

  • Gold: Cottonwood Tree
  • Silver: Overwaitea
  • Bronze: Good Earth

Best Place to Purchase Summer Gear 2013

  • Gold: Straight Line
  • Silver: Gear Hub
  • Bronze: Guide’s Hut

Best Place to Purchase Winter Gear 2013

  • Gold: Ski Base
  • Silver: Guide’s Hut
  • Bronze: Gear Hub

Best Fashion Hot Spot 2013

  • Gold: Freyja
  • Silver: Heaven Boutique
  • Bronze: Commit

Best Casual Wear Locale 2013

  • Gold: Freyja
  • Silver: Commit
  • Bronze: Board Stiff / Edge Of The World / Ski Base (three way tie)

Best Place for Kid's Clothing, Toys and Gifts 2013

  • Gold: Grow
  • Silver: Polar Peek
  • Bronze: Extra Foods

Best Jewellery and Accessory Hot Spot 2013

  • Gold: Freyja
  • Silver: Carosella
  • Bronze: Giv’er

Best Place to Spruce Up Your Home 2013

  • Gold: Canadian Tire
  • Silver: Green Petal
  • Bronze: Carosella

Best Place to Stock the Fridge 2013

  • Gold: Overwaitea
  • Silver: Extra Foods
  • Bronze: Cincott Market

Best Place to Stock the Liquor Cabinet 2013

  • Gold: Liquor Store
  • Silver: The Tipple
  • Bronze: Fernie Mountain Spirits

Best Place to Get Your Goodie Fix 2013

  • Gold: Happy Cow
  • Silver: Beanpod and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (tied)
  • Bronze: Loaf Bakery

Best Cup of Joe 2013

  • Gold: Freshies
  • Silver: Mug Shots
  • Bronze: Beanpod

Favourite Place to Brunch 2013

  • Gold: Blue Toque
  • Silver: Big Bang Bagels
  • Bronze: Loaf Bakery

Best Burger in Town 2013

  • Gold: Brickhouse
  • Silver: The Northern
  • Bronze: Park Place Lodge Pub

Best Evening Dining Atmosphere 2013

  • Gold: Yamagoya
  • Silver: Livery
  • Bronze: Brickhouse

Best Wine List 2013

  • Gold: Island Lake Lodge
  • Silver: Yamagoya
  • Bronze: The Livery

Best Beer Selection 2013

  • Gold: Curry Bowl
  • Silver: Brickhouse and Yamagoya (Tied)
  • Bronze: Fernie Cattle Co

Best Cocktail Menu 2013

  • Gold: The Livery
  • Silver: Yamagoya
  • Bronze: Brickhouse and Island Lake (tied)

Best Venue for Live Music 2013

  • Gold: Northern
  • Silver: Brickhouse
  • Bronze: Arts Station

Best Place to Shake Your Booty 2013

  • Gold: Northern
  • Silver: Royal
  • Bronze: Brickhouse and The Fernie (tied)

Best Ethnic Restaurant 2013

  • Gold: Yamagoya
  • Silver: Mountain Tandoor
  • Bronze: Curry Bowl

Best Slice of Pizza in Town 2013

  • Gold: Elk Valley Pizza Shoppe
  • Silver: Loaf Bakery
  • Bronze: Just Pizza

Best Quick Food Fix 2013

  • Gold: Big Bang Bagels
  • Silver: Lunchbox
  • Bronze: Mugshots and Freshies - (tied)

Best Place to Send the Family 2013

  • Gold: Park Place Lodge
  • Silver: Best Western
  • Bronze: Stanford

Best Place to Send Friends on a Budget 2013

  • Gold: Raging Elk Hostel
  • Silver: Super 8 Motel
  • Bronze: Powder Mountain Lodge

Best Way To Spend $20 2013

  • Gold: Coffee and banger at Big Bang Bagels
  • Silver: Beanpod hot chocolate or coffee and chocolate
  • Bronze: Movie at the Vogue

Best Place For People Watching 2013

  • Gold: Downtown Fernie
  • Silver: Griz Patio
  • Bronze: Chairlift

The Social Event of the Year 2013

  • Gold: Wapiti
  • Silver: Demo Derby
  • Bronze: Griz Days

Best Sport Event of 2013 2013

  • Gold: Wam Bam Dirt Jump Jam
  • Silver: TransRockies
  • Bronze: Fernie Tears & Gears

Best Reason for Living in Fernie 2013

  • Gold: The people/community
  • Silver: Outdoor recreational opportunities
  • Bronze: The beautiful scenery and mountains

Best Reason for Visiting Fernie 2013

  • Gold: Snow
  • Silver: The people and community
  • Bronze: Mountain biking

Best Fernie Saying 2013

  • Gold: No Friends on a Powder Day (As in, don't expect people to wait for you when mass amounts of white fluffy stuff is falling and fresh lines are awaiting.)
  • Silver: The 20cm Rule (As in, if it snows 20cm businesses have the right to close to enjoy fresh powder!)
  • Bronze: Don’t like the weather? Wait five minutes.

Best First Date 2013

  • Gold: Yamagoya
  • Silver: Dinner and a movie
  • Bronze: Hike/bike/ski and dinner