Outdoors

Event Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2019
Time: 
11:00am

The fourth annual Cardboard Boat Race returns for a splashing good time on Maiden Lake!

Open to anyone who would like to enter or just head on over to Maiden Lake behind Independent Grocers and watch the fun!

RACE INFO

Event Date: 
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Time: 

This event is hosted by the City of Fernie, East Kootenay Invasive Species Council, West Fork Resource Management and the Elk River Alliance.

At the event, you will be hand-pulling invasive plant species and reseeding the banks of the Elk River with native grass. Snacks and refreshments will be provided, as well as volunteer appreciation gifts.

Event Date: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Time: 
12:00pm - 5:00pm

Giant Bicycles Off-Road Demo.

Event Date: 
Sunday, June 23, 2019
Time: 
11:00am - 5:00pm

Come try out their fleet of 2019 SUPs from BluWave!

Take a SUP for a spin around Maiden Lake and get entered into their DOOR PRIZE DRAW! Prizes generously donated from their sponsors: TenTree, Coal, Corkcicle & Dreamboats. Hosted by Edge of the World.

SUP Race starts at 2pm with other fun games throughout the day as well.

Due to the Timber Chair maintenance projects, Fernie Alpine Resort's 2019 Summer Community Appreciation Program will include special offers to locals from July 2-5 and July 8-12.

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.

Do you have any idea how many different stores you can buy swimsuits at in Fernie? Five! Times have changed! Now there are so many options, no matter the body type.

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!

Want in on the act this summer? Here’re a few key tips to help you start off on the right foot, and get yourself to both the start, and more importantly, the finish...

Frustration, fear and lack of focus are three things we try to avoid on the golf course but they seem to creep in when we least need them. In what other sport do we get thinking about the smallest things? I know that when I'm playing golf I try not to think about what happens if the ball goes out of bounds, I think about where I'm trying to get the ball to land. Here are some tips to stay in the game even when things aren’t going your way.