Outdoors

Recovery

During the ski season you may start to ache and get sore in your glutes and instead of stretching, one of the go-to moves is tall kneeling with rotation. 

Posted by Tom Gibson on Jan 18, 2018

Good Juju

Jesse loves her column. It leads to great things. But this morning, a week past deadline in mid-December, she realizes she has nothing to write about. No neighbourly wine-making, no backcountry exploration – nothing.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Jan 10, 2018

A Stroke of Inspiration

Although sledding was not always a part of her life pre-stroke it has definitely become a way of life in the chapters that followed. It's inspired her to keep pushing and to help others feel inspired by a sport that can be so intimidating.

Posted by Shantelle Weir on Jan 06, 2018

Cross-Country Skiing with Kids: Make it Fun!

Cross-country skiing is truly a sport for all-ages, and one that can be fun for parents, kids and even toddlers. Here are a few tips to make it fun while you introduce the sport to your family.

Posted by Anonymous on Jan 04, 2018

Core

Tom's new segment explores Fernie’s other, less obvious and maybe lesser-known fitness activities. Those of you looking to try something new, or trying to pass the time through these long dark nights – this is for you.

Posted by Tom Gibson on Dec 26, 2017

Wine in Little Italy

Jesse's first house was a simple house and one day over the fence her neighbour, Alfonso Elia, handed her some homegrown beans, even one time a bottle of wine. Leading to stories of wine creation and history.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Dec 20, 2017

Top Ten Family Winter Fun

Fernie’s contingent of families has been on the rise in recent years, and with it has come an amazing array of programming and events specific to kids and families. This provides a great resource not just for those residing here, but those visiting.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Dec 19, 2017

Snowmobiling in Fernie

Fernie, BC is rapidly becoming one of British Columbia’s ultimate sledding destinations. Legendary snowfall, five distinct riding zones, staging areas just minutes from your door with local amenities and attractions for every type of rider – wide open adventure awaits!

Posted by Nicole Matei on Dec 19, 2017

Nordic Skiing at the Fernie Golf and Country Club

This is a great time of year to celebrate how lucky we are in Fernie to have so many winter activities to choose from. A great place to start early season is the Fernie Golf and Country Club.

Posted by Julie Kelly on Dec 18, 2017

Christmas Tree Hunting

Most of us live in Fernie for the access to the great outdoors, yet in the shoulder season, once mountain biking has wrapped up and before skiing starts, many of us hole up inside, waiting for the snow. One of the many blessings of living here is that it could not be easier to get your own tree.

Posted by Fix on Dec 14, 2017

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