Outdoors

Great Greens

I was in a funk. An I’m-almost-32-anddon’t- know-what-I’m-doing-with-mylife kind of funk. Lacking fulfillment and feeling misdirected, I decided to quit my job.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Sep 08, 2019 in Outdoors

Now, Let’s Begin!

Birth is the ultimate beginning. Each new parent patiently waits nine months to meet their little one and begin the big adventure. With this beginning comes one of the purest forms of joy but also restless nights and extreme fatigue.

Posted by Yvonne Prest on Sep 04, 2019 in Outdoors

Gear Hub Summer Challenge

Posted by admin on Aug 24, 2019 in Outdoors

Thumbs Up For Shoulder Stability

This may sound a little silly, but take a minute to consider how difficult life would be without a functioning shoulder. The shoulder is a fascinating part of the body that offers a range of motion greater than any other joint.

Posted by Maddy Alaric on Aug 16, 2019 in Outdoors

Peru, Mi Amor

There's a white-haired donkey standing along the banks of a river in the morning mist, and my food bag dangles in his mouth.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Aug 14, 2019 in Outdoors

Balance

Spotted: A Fernie Mountain Mama at play in the wild. Watch as the courageous and daring Mama plans and executes a kayaking trip with her precious babe in tow. Balance is essential in work, life and play. 

Posted by Yvonne Prest on Aug 10, 2019 in Outdoors

Trail Culture

When you think of culture things like art, heritage and music might come to mind. In Fernie biking is actually also a huge part of our culture.

Posted by Julie Kelly on Aug 05, 2019 in Outdoors

The Freedom of Potential

Potential could be the freedom to do your best. The things we take for granted like going to school or having the ability to read a book are what some kids around the globe are praying for.

Posted by Amy Attalla on Jul 19, 2019 in Outdoors

What If I Fall?

For some of us it’s about rediscovering potential, for others it’s about finding it. Wherever you are in your journey, I have one piece of advice I’d love to share: Enjoy the process. Figure out what lights you up, gets you going and gives you something to look forward to.

Posted by Maddy Alaric on Jul 12, 2019 in Outdoors

Potential Gold

Our senses come alive as we begin to explore what is possible through sensory exploration. Fernie Mountain Mamas understand the importance of exposing their children to new environments to increase their potential for progress. Adina Koran is one such Mama.

Posted by Yvonne Prest on Jul 08, 2019 in Outdoors

The Garden

Ralph's garden is a gardener's dream; well-established, metamorphic, an enchanted yard full of za za zoo. And so, one sunny afternoon in June Jesse joins Ralph for homemade iced tea under the shade of an umbrella to talk worms and dirt. To talk about how you can get your garden to look like his.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Jul 04, 2019 in Outdoors

Nature Is Our Ritalin

Who is a Fernie Mountain Mama? She is the woman next to you in line at the grocery store. She is your next-door neighbour. She is the girl who hitchhiked west or drove north or cycled east and found her forever-home in the Kootenays.

Posted by Yvonne Prest on Jun 12, 2019 in Outdoors

Private Land Accessibility - Castle Cruise

This June, we will hopefully continue to get a bit of wet weather. Trails on Castle Mountain are known to dry out nicely. Here’s a great route to explore this month!

Posted by Julie Kelly on Jun 04, 2019 in Outdoors