Outdoors

Routes to Explore this Winter

The mountains are covered in white glorious snow, and endless opportunity awaits you. Now your only problem is trying to fit it all in. Well, we’re to help. Here are our choices of routes not to miss this winter season.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Feb 14, 2018

Big Bang Bagels

Jesse experiences bagel making where this local shop has made 50,000 bagels this summer. A reflection of success, of support from Fernie and its visitors.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Feb 13, 2018

Easy to Access Winter Viewpoints

With snow completely changing the landscape, these beautiful and adventurous snowshoe spots are destined to provide a little winter magic.

Posted by Christine Thompson on Feb 07, 2018

Learn to Adjust Your Machine

Sleds are complex machines, but there are some simple adjustments you can make to really change your ride and step up your game. Bar height, suspension and ski pressure are a good place to start personalizing your ride.

Posted by Shantelle Weir on Feb 01, 2018

Fernie Duathlon

Julie challenges you to do two activities in one day. Here are two routes, one designed for Nordic skiing and the other for biking or snowshoeing.

Posted by Julie Kelly on Jan 24, 2018

Winter Picnic

This winter, add some magic and memory with something that few of us choose to do in the winter – picnic!

Posted by Jeff Colden on Jan 23, 2018

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

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