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FSA donates to Harvey Pass Warming Hut

Filed in Harvey Pass by on November 30, 2016 • views: 1081

The Fernie Snowmobile Association has donated $5000 to to the Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club to help complete the Harvey Pass Warming Hut.

FSA HArvey Hut

Dave Hozjan (right to left) was pleased to present a cheque to Ian Stokie and Ryland Nelson of the Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club. The FSA will provide half the donated funds with the remaining balance will be presented upon completion of project. The cooperation and joint investment in the hut will ensure the completion of the project in a timely manner.

The Harvey Pass Warming Hut is another great resource for backcountry users in the Elk Valley. The Harvey area has been a popular snowmobiling destination for decades and the new BC Recreation facility hut will provide a social and safety opportunity for everyone recreating in the area.

The Fernie Snowmobile Association was formed as a unified voice on March 1st, 1990 to ensure the continuance of the sport of snowmobiling, to enhance the public image of the sport of snowmobiling, and as a social club for snowmobile enthusiasts. We are primarily a volunteer group that commits time, energy, and personal resources year round to support club efforts. Corporate sponsorship, organized events, trail pass sales, donations and annual government grants provide direct revenue which permits the continued organized efforts required for maintaining operations, trail networks, and cabin systems for the public.

The FSA is steered by a Board of Directors and supported by a strong membership base who meet once a month to discuss operations and direction. Member committees provide detailed task force functions and feedback on activities such as grooming, firewood stocking, events, signage programs, and cabin maintenance. Volunteers are always welcome!

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