Fernie Nordic Society

Fernie’s second Birkie is an approximately 50 km classic event (not including the chairlift ride!); it's unsupported and happens March 10th.

Bring your registration fee of $20 per person on the morning of the event or pay with credit card or by e-transfer during registration. Bring your classic skis as there is NO skating in this event.

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Time: 
7:00pm

Hosted by the Fernie Nordic Society and Save on Foods, this fun event kicks off the Snow to Ice Challenge that runs all Griz Day weekend.

Brought to you by the Fernie Nordic Society and the Fernie Trail Alliance.

Building on the success of 2018, the Fernie Nordic Society is hosting the 'Snow to Ice (cream)' Challenge. Complete four trail challenges within 72 hours to cash in on free Happy Cow ice cream and a glass of the best beer from Fernie Brewing.

#FernieStreak / Fer•nie•Streak / verb

Nordic Ski, Bike, Run or Hike, outside, for a minimum of 30 minutes, every day, for the entire month of January. Clothes optional, but highly recommended.

How does one streak? Simply fill in your daily dose below, join the January 2019. #FernieStreak

Event Date: 
Sunday, March 10, 2019

Last year’s first ever Birkie was so fun! It is back for more thrills! See the Fernie Fix article written by coach Jeff Williams to learn more about this epic race. Visit their facebook page for the event here for more details!

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Mar 03 2019.
Friday, March 1, 2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Time: 

Complete all 4 challenges within 72 hours. 

Prove you’ve completed each leg by taking a time-stamped selfie at each of the four (4) SNOW TO ICE signs! Bonus prize entries for multisport use! The Fernie Nordic Society trails will be free for non-members between 7p.m. on Thursday Feb. 28th to Sunday March 3rd at 7p.m.

More chances for prizes for multi-sports (while following the trail rules) and wearing plaid!

Event Date: 
Sunday, February 3, 2019
Time: 
9:30am

The Fernie Nordic Society is holding its 7th Annual Community Fun Race day on Sunday February 3. The event starts at 10:30 am from the warming hut of the Nordic Centre. All skiers are invited to participate, club members and non-members alike. The overall theme will be FUN and CHEERS for all. Although this event has a four letter word in its name, the Nordic Society wishes to welcome all participants of all abilities to the event, not just ‘racers’.

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Jan 06 2019.
Saturday, January 5, 2019
Sunday, January 6, 2019
Time: 
9:00am - 2:00pm

Saturday Jan 5: Kootenay Cup Race #3
The Kootenay Cup returns to Fernie! There are categories for all ages and all abilities are welcome! Skiers will come from all over the Kootenays. 

Sunday Jan 6: Kootenay Cup Race #4
A second day of race action in Fernie at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre.  Come to take part or to cheer!

 

Event Date: 
Repeats every week 1 times. Also includes Mon Jan 21 2019, Mon Feb 18 2019, Mon Mar 18 2019.
Monday, December 17, 2018
Monday, January 21, 2019
Monday, February 18, 2019
Monday, March 18, 2019
Time: 
5:30pm

Criterium style ski where competitors complete as many laps of a short course as possible in the 40 minute time limit. For every lap of the course completed, the skier puts his/her name in for draw prizes.

Geared to skiers 12 and under. Meet at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre. Sign up begins at 5:30 and Race begins at 6:00. Headlamps will be needed!

Event Date: 
Repeats every week 1 times. Also includes Tue Feb 12 2019, Tue Feb 19 2019, Wed Mar 20 2019.
Saturday, December 22, 2018
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 
7:00pm

Adults only. On the night of the full moon. Bring a snack to share & your headlamp then ski under the full moon and enjoy the fire and food with friends!