Summer wins again! While we all love to ski, we love the diversity, longer days and social aspects summer provides.
Best of Fernie 2011
With so many amazing local businesses, activities and events, choosing becomes tougher each year with an increasing amount of tight races in all categories. Congratulations to this year’s winners, and thank you to everyone who participated. Remember to show your love to organizations and businesses by keeping your support and $ local!
Number one activity in the summer months 2011
Biking has been growing in popularity and Fernie has responded with a plethora of amazing trails, services, events and more.
Number 1 activity in the winter months. 2011
Winter may be our second favourite season, but we like to take advantage of the large amounts of snowfall by getting out and playing in it!
Best bike trail 2011
There are so many bike trails in Fernie, many of them new! This year's top three are all cruisy, fun trails for a wide variety of riders.
Best hiking trail 2011
Fernie's mountains have such an allure, it's not surprising hiking is such a popular summer activity.
Best area at Fernie Alpine Resort 2011
There are so many private stashes at Fernie Alpine Resort, many probably hidden within these amazing areas of the hill!
Favourite place to snowmobile 2011
The Elk Valley has an abundance of terrain to explore, and snowmobiling is becoming increasingly popular.
Best place to cross country ski 2011
The Fernie Nordic Society has taken cross country skiing to new heights - not surprisingly Island Lake Road is the most popular for exploring this year.
Favourite indoor activity 2011
We balance our outdoor recreation with indoor activities, and Yoga is the top choice once again.
How you maintain balance or cross train outside of sport 2011
As an active community, residents and visitors take the time to cross train to ensure they can maximize their enjoyment. Here are this year's top picks.
Best source for injury prevention and rehab 2011
If you happened to have an injury or wanted to prevent one, this is what you choose in 2011!
Best spa in town 2011
Where did you go in 2011 to relax and rejuvenate?
Favourite hair salon 2011
When you were looking for a new do or a little pampering, these were your picks.
Your go to health product source 2011
Whether you were fighting a cold, building up your immune system, replenishing your vitamins or looking for natural products and foods, here is where you went!
Where you purchase your summer gear 2011
Being active means you need the gear - here are your "go to" summer gear locales.
Where you purchase your winter gear 2011
Gear is an important element of playing in the mass amounts of powder we receive in Fernie - here's where we went to get our winter gear in 2011.
Fashion hotspot 2011
For a small town, we sure do have some great options when it comes to fashion! Here were your top three for 2011!
Casual wear locale 2011
Taking it down a notch, keeping it casual, there are still many options in Fernie!
Best place for kid's clothing, toys and gifts 2011
The kid population is on the rise, and the response has been an abundance of resources! Here's where you shopped for your kids in 2011.
Jewelry and accessory hot spot 2011
These shops provided with all the bling you needed in 2011.
Where you go to spruce up your home 2011
From boutique shops to hardware stores, Fernie has what you need for your home decor and fix ups!
Where you stock the fridge 2011
We need our health and energy to ensure we can keep up on the slopes or trails! Here's where we shopped in 2011.
Where you stock the liquor cabinet 2011
Let's face it - we all have a preference when it comes to where we get our beer, wine and liquor! Here are your picks for 2011.
Where you get your treats/goodies 2011
It's important to treat yourself, here's where you went in 2011!
Best cup of joe 2011
That morning americano to start your day or mid-day latte to keep you on your way are important elements of Fernie life. Here are your picks for 2011.
Favourite place to brunch 2011
There's nothing like spending a late morning with friends enjoying brunch and coffee on a weekend!
Best burger in town 2011
A burger may be a burger, but we all have our favourites - extra cheese? Homemade patties? A little something different?
Best evening dining atmosphere 2011
If you're looking for great food AND ambiance, here are three great options in Fernie.
Where you shake your booty 2011
Sometimes you just need to shake your booty. Last year it just happened to take place at these establishments.
Favourite ethnic restaurant 2011
We're humbled by the quality and diversity of restaurants in Fernie - here are 2011's favourite ethnic restaurants, although in our minds they're all rock stars.
Best pizza in town 2011
Sometimes you want something quick and satisfying, and pizza does the job! Here are your top three in 2011.
Your quick food fix 2011
Believe it or not, people living in or visiting Fernie eat on the fly often - heading to work, heading to play... a busy bunch! Here are the top spots for food on the fly in 2011.
Where the family stays when they come to town 2011
The family is coming to town and you don't have the space - just where do you send them?
Where you send low budget friends 2011
Your buddies are coming to town and you don't want your house to turn into a frat house for the weekend - here are the top picks for friends on a budget in 2011.
Best way to spend your last $20 2011
The general consensus was to treat yourself!
Best place for people watching 2011
Not surprisingly, the best people watching is where the most people gather!
THE social event of 2011 2011
Last year was probably the most event-filled year since our inception, here were your top three!
THE Sports event of 2011 2011
Fernie's recreational scene is on the rise, and with it a multitude of sporting events.
Best reason for living in Fernie 2011
Why do we all choose to live here? You probably thought it would be the snow...
Best reason for visiting Fernie 2011
Why do people choose to visit Fernie?
Favourite Fernie saying 2011
What were your favourite Fernie-isms from last year?