Outdoors

Is your dog snuggling by the fire, dreaming of fresh grass, alpine meadows and sunny days at the lake? Not all dogs are built for Rocky Mountain winter weather and by this time of year, some are feeling the effects of the long cold days.

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Mar 08 2020.
Friday, March 6, 2020
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Sunday, March 8, 2020
Time: 
7:00pm - 9:00pm

We have placed four (4) sign posts in different locations on the trails around town. Prove you’ve completed each leg by taking a selfie at each of the four SNOW TO ICE signs within 72 hours! Bonus prize entries for multisport use! The Fernie Nordic Society trails will be free for non-members on Friday March 6, Saturday and Sunday March 8 to 7 pm. Join us at the Griz Days Full Moon ski at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre at 7 pm on Sunday for your ice cream prize. More chances for prizes for multi-sports while following the trail rules!

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Time: 
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join the Fernie Trails Alliance for their AGM to find out more about the organization, successes for 2019 and plans for 2020.

Event Date: 
Sunday, March 8, 2020
Time: 
7:30am - 4:30pm

It's International Women's Day, and SheJumps want to celebrate women and girls on the snow!! SheJumps is coming back with 'Get the Girls Out' and have a whole day of fun activities planned.

Jess having a spot on the tour speaks volume on her skills and ability. Your technique in all snow conditions is dialed down, balance and control in the air is perfected, and you have fluidity and speed in your riding – all things the judges critique your line on.

Event Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2020
Time: 
5:00pm - 10:00pm

Admission by Donation (Suggested $5)

Presentation and Q & A discussing the Bisaro Cave Project
Explorers discover the deepest cave in Canada

Have a great winter and don’t be afraid to show your love for the Fernie and Sparwood trails.

Event Date: 
Friday, February 14, 2020
Time: 
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Learn the celestial constellations while snowshoeing under the romantic full "Snow Moon". Chocolate fondue to follow.

Price is $50/person and includes snowshoes and fondue. Register online.

Wild Nature Tours are led by local naturalists with all proceeds being returned to environmental education programming. Please meet at the Day Use Area at Mount Fernie Provincial Park.

Event Date: 
Sunday, February 9, 2020
Time: 
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Inspired by the natural intelligence of nature, learn techniques for surviving if stranded outdoors. Participants will learn how to build a quinzhee, aka Canadian snow shelter, fire building techniques in snow, along with fun games and tasty treats. Wild Nature Tours are led by local naturalists with all proceeds being returned to environmental education programming.

Loving a dog may be different than a human, but it’s certainly not subpar. The beauty in their inability to verbally communicate with us is that instead, we naturally develop an emotional connection on a different level than those who we can share words with.