summer

2017 and 2018 saw extreme wildfire activity with a record number of fires across BC and in the Basin. Through its Community Wildfire Education Grants the Trust is supporting the efforts of Basin communities and residents to prepare for and reduce the impacts of wildfires occurring within or adjacent to Basin communities.

From legendary winter seasons to magical summers, Fernie has so much to offer when it comes to spending time in the outdoors. Combine your love for food with the outdoor culture so prevalent in this area!

Event Date: 
Monday, July 22, 2019
Time: 
10:00am - 2:00pm

If you're interested in hiking, mountain biking, social media, tourism, camping, backcountry adventures and exploring our beautiful province, then this is the workshop for you.

Free, all welcome. Limited spaces available. 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Please contact Sandra at bccoordinator@adventuresmart.ca

Event Date: 
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Time: 
10:00am - 5:00pm

If you’re a mountain biker (or want to become one!), this day belongs to you! So please join in celebrating the “Official Holiday of Mountain Biking” - Saturday, July 20th – INTERNATIONAL RIDE MTB DAY!

Today's fun will include:
10am - 1pm - Discover Mountain Biking (package includes lift, lesson & rental)
10:30am - 12:30pm - Kids Bike Skills with FAR Bike Coach (FREE!)
1:30 - 4:30pm - Peak to Park to Pint Bike Tour
Retail Sale! 30% off all bike gear (including helmets)

Never underestimate the potential of an invite to a BBQ or the small things, in this case it was the potential contained in a small smoked chicken wing that did more than just taste good.

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.

Summer in Fernie is sweet. It can also feel rather short, after the lengthy months filled with all things pow. This is why it is very important to take advantage of being outdoors in the sun with friends and family for every occasion possible.