Another change of season and few loads of firewood are in the air. Thunder Meadows cabin has a great supply of old larch to keep us warm and dry this winter!
Here a a few pics from the harvest:
On the past two weekends we have done a lot of cleanup and trail fixing on the Porky Blue Trail. On Sunday we had seven volunteers rerouting the top steep section and rerouting around erosion ruts on the middle section. The entire route is nicely chain sawed and all the logs and overhanging brush is [...]
The Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club (FTASTC) is sponsoring a bursary program with the goal of promoting avalanche safety and awareness in the Elk Valley and to assist individuals who are pursuing a career in the avalanche industry.
Above: Fernie Ski Patrollers Melissa Makepeace and Megan Kelly with CAC Field Tech Gord Ohm [...]
Here are a few photos (before and during, no afters) of the Thursday evening cleanup of Cabin Trail and Old Growth. It’s ready to hike!
Accessed off of the Island Lake road or off of the Old Growth Trail, Cabin Trail leads to Thunder Meadows Cabin. Whether you are looking to camp overnight during the [...]
This spring our biking activities outward from Elko and along the Rocky Road (motorized closure) to the Wigwam Flats is causing a big issue with wildlife concerns. Bighorn Sheep are lambing along the Wigwam River Rim and the Silver Springs Lake Rim when we have our maximum visitations by mountain bikers. This activity has increased [...]
The Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club is officially on Fernie’s Ski Wall of Fame! The Fernie Skiing Heritage society awarded the founders at the Class of 2014 Induction.
Here is the citation from the gala event:
The growth and success of a mountain living community is the many ski experiences that are [...]
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