cross country skiing

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Mar 29 2023.
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Join the Fernie Nordic Racers every Wednesday for Interval Training. 

This event is weather dependent.

Visit the Fernie Nordic Society website for more information.

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, January 28, 2023
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Come to ski, come to race, or come to cheer! Compete against your friends and enjoy the great trails. This is an annual community event that is really a fun race open to everyone. Participation is free for all skiers, club members or non-members alike, all ages and abilities. We have a short course for fun and quick events: one adult with young skier duos, four skier relays and longer solo multiple loops.

Event Date(s): 
Sunday, April 2, 2023
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Looking for a challenge? This is a the one, a long one but very casual – unless you don’t want it to be casual, and then feel free to ski like mad! 

Visit the Fernie Nordic Society website for more information.

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 25 2023.
Saturday, January 7, 2023
Saturday, January 14, 2023
Saturday, January 21, 2023
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Saturday, February 4, 2023
Saturday, February 11, 2023
Saturday, February 18, 2023
Saturday, February 25, 2023
Saturday, March 4, 2023
Saturday, March 11, 2023
Saturday, March 18, 2023
Saturday, March 25, 2023
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday evenings 6-8 p.m. January, February and March.

Visit the Fernie Nordic Society website for more information.

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day until Sat Mar 06 2021.
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Sunday, February 21, 2021
Monday, February 22, 2021
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Friday, February 26, 2021
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Sunday, February 28, 2021
Monday, March 1, 2021
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Friday, March 5, 2021
Saturday, March 6, 2021

Fernie Alpine Resort has ‘winterized’ the Silk Trail Sprints and are bringing you the Raging Elk Silk Trail Slide – a virtual Nordic Ski event with something for everyone. Head out at a time that suits you, choose a distance that suits you, and score yourself an awesome medal created by Wild Wolves Design.

The event runs from February 20 – March 7, 2021. Get the full details here.

Nestled between rugged peaks and along cool waters, Fernie has long been considered among the world’s premier winter holiday destinations. With snowfalls of 30 feet or more, Fernie residents and visitors alike embrace the season by making the most of our vast outdoor playground. We are especially lucky to be able to enjoy our open spaces during these pandemic times and remain active year-round. Whether you’re looking for a low-key stroll or a heart pumping ride, we’ve got an outdoor space for everyone!

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Mar 28 2021.
Sunday, December 20, 2020
Sunday, December 27, 2020
Sunday, January 3, 2021
Sunday, January 10, 2021
Sunday, January 17, 2021
Sunday, January 24, 2021
Sunday, January 31, 2021
Sunday, February 7, 2021
Sunday, February 14, 2021
Sunday, February 21, 2021
Sunday, February 28, 2021
Sunday, March 7, 2021
Sunday, March 14, 2021
Sunday, March 21, 2021
Sunday, March 28, 2021
11:00am - 1:00pm

Enjoy the tranquility and beauty of their Nordic trail system. Fully guided by Fernie Alpine Resort's professional staff. Package includes guided cross-country ski tour and rentals.

$39.00 + taxes

Please pick up rentals at the FAR Rental Shop in advance.
Meet at the Winter Sports School Meeting Place at 11am - ready to go!

Pre-book at (250) 423-2406 or


Connecting and enjoying time with friends in the outdoors has never been more important to our well-being as it has since the arrival of the global pandemic in 2020.  

If you are interested in making your cross country skiing a little smoother, and possibly a little more enjoyable, give these exercises a try.

Thanks to the Fernie Nordic Society, our classic and skate skiing options have grown over the last few years. Here are this year's picks.

Elk Valley Nordic Centre
Golf Course