Ridgemont on Foot

November is a good time to reflect on the season and recharge your batteries. You never know what you are going to get for weather this month or what activities will be available. Skiing, hiking or biking, maybe all three?

Posted by Julie Kelly on Nov 05, 2017

Specialty Hike: Fossils & Geology at Fernie Alpine Resort

Back by popular demand! Fernie Alpine Resort is adding one more specialty hike on Fossils & Geology to their summer hiking program!

A 380 million year old history lesson: Fossils & Geology

Posted by admin on Aug 30, 2017

Table Mountain: Where Mountains Greet the Prairies

Mountains surround us. We live, work, and play amongst them. Where you have a bunched up rug, you have a mountain. And where you have Prairies and the Canadian Shield, you have hardwood floors.

Posted by Ahmed Mumeni on Aug 28, 2017

Weekly Walk & Dine at Lizard Creek Lodge

Join Fernie Alpine Resort naturalist guides for an interpretive 1-hour walk followed by a delicious meal at Cirque Restaurant. Every week during July & August. 

Posted by Fix on Aug 16, 2017

Specialty Hike #5: Forestry at Fernie Alpine Resort

The secret history of trees: Forestry

Posted by Fix on Aug 09, 2017

Heiko’s Trail and the Bisaro Cave

There is an otherworldly place just outside of Fernie. In this place, water carves its way out of the earth, and over geologic timespans, creates a massive hole in the side of a mountain. At this interface, darkness intermingles with light effortlessly to create an entirely separate ecosystem from the surroundings.

Posted by Ahmed Mumeni on Aug 09, 2017


Fernie is world renowned for its easy access to the great outdoors. One only has to stand anywhere in town to look towards the mountains and imagine a variety of outdoorsy pursuits.

Posted by Ahmed Mumeni on Jul 26, 2017

Specialty Hike #3: Birds & Wildlife at Fernie Alpine Resort

Creatures of the forest: Birds & Wildlife

Posted by Fix on Jul 06, 2017

Specialty Hike #2: Mountain Wildflowers at Fernie Alpine Resort

More than just a pretty face: Mountain Wildflowers

Posted by Fix on Jul 06, 2017

Lift Accessed Hiking with Jono Leonard

The hiking program at Fernie Alpine Resort is becoming more and more popular these days, with the recent addition of Nature Bob’s Interpretive Centre, guided nature hikes, and specialty hikes (focusing on fossils, wildflowers, or trees).

Posted by Karen Pepper on Jun 11, 2017


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