Fernie Trails Update for Spring and Summer 2019 – Where to Go & Temporary Closures

A variety of local trail notices and updates have caused the need to clarify the current situation for this summer season. Trails in Fernie are extensive, cherished and a critical part of what Fernie is well known for. Though 2019 will experience a few interruptions most trails are accessible to mountain bike, walk and hike! Continue below for current details and updates.

Posted by admin on May 17, 2019 in Outdoors

Ready, Set, Sweat

Com·mu·ni·ty - A feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.

Posted by Maddy Alaric on May 15, 2019 in Outdoors

Swine Flu "No Skwish" Re-Route

Have you been riding Swine Flu? Have you been troubled by mud just past the cattleguard and to the right? 

Posted by admin on May 03, 2019 in Outdoors

Cross Country Exploration on Two Wheels

Every year, I come up with different trails and loops to recommend to locals and visitors. You would think coming up with something new might be difficult, but it’s actually quite the opposite! We are so blessed in this Valley. 

Posted by Krista Turcasso on May 02, 2019 in Outdoors

Off the Grid Adventures with Family

Fernie really does have it all when it comes to summer adventures with your kids. Here are three (or four) of my personal favourites that are a little off the beaten track.

Posted by admin on May 02, 2019 in Outdoors

How Trails Build Community

We are so lucky to have such a strong community of volunteers, contractors, local businesses, and funders who support our trail network. The Fernie Trails Alliance is centred on volunteerism.

Posted by Julie Kelly on May 02, 2019 in Outdoors

The Three R’s of a Greener Workout

When it comes to thinking green, my mind automatically thinks of the Three R’s: reduce, reuse, and recycle. It was drilled into me since kindergarten to think about ways to reduce my waste, reuse old materials, and recycle my cans and bottles. 

Posted by Sarah-Beth Plishka on Apr 16, 2019 in Outdoors

Movement is Medicine

It’s incredible what a little fresh air and Vitamin D can do for a person. Anyone else notice an increase in energy or desire to get outside when the sun pops out? Let’s go for a walk.

Posted by Maddy Alaric on Apr 09, 2019 in Outdoors

Spring Training

Spring is in the air and it’s a great time to get back outside if you have been hibernating this winter. If you are just getting back into the swing of things it’s a good time to sharpen up your skills.

Posted by Julie Kelly on Apr 02, 2019 in Outdoors

Hot Springs near Fernie, BC

It doesn't matter if it's in the summer or winter, we're always looking for always looking to relax and recharge. Hot springs whether natural or real provide both, and sometimes a little adventure too.

Posted by Christine Thompson on Mar 19, 2019 in Outdoors

The Turkish Get Up

 The Turkish Get Up (TGU) is a movement that more people should be doing yet most don’t even know it exists and therefore, is often overlooked.

Posted by Maddy Alaric on Mar 14, 2019 in Outdoors

A Hike on Swine Flu

Exploring the outdoors and breathing in the fresh mountain air is often a great way to find your inner voice. A great escape from your daily life commitments is to hit the trails. A hike up to the top of Swine Flu is a good option. It’s relatively short and has a great view of the city from the bench at the top.

Posted by Julie Kelly on Mar 09, 2019 in Outdoors

Inspiring Your Child to Find Their Own Movement Voice

Children need to find their own voice. This can be in terms of the choice of their own style in clothing, their favourite foods or in the way they like to move. Every child likes finding their own way of doing things, but it sometimes takes a while for them to do so. That being said, there a few ways that you can help your child in finding their own “movement voice.”

Posted by Sarah-Beth Plishka on Mar 04, 2019 in Outdoors

The Push Up Pump

“Push-ups are too hard. I’m not good at them!” Oh, okay, well, in that case, let's just never work on them and never get better at them. Whether you are a total newbie or a push-up boss, the options below will aid in increasing your success.

Posted by Maddy Alaric on Feb 12, 2019 in Outdoors