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2016 AGM

2016 AGM

Filed in About by on February 5, 2017 • views: 637

The Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club is hosting its 2016 Annual General Meeting. Members and new members are welcome to attend. The agenda will be posted here soon. Date: Thursday, February 23, @ 7 PM Place: Silver Rock Condominiums, 1500 McDonald Ave, Fernie, BC V0B 1M1

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Fernie Brewing Donates
cheers to charity

Fernie Brewing Donates

Filed in About, Biking, Hiking, Montane, Ski Touring, Thunder Meadows, Tunnel Creek by on April 4, 2016 • views: 1452

The Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club (FT&STC) is very pleased to announce that Fernie Brewing Co. (FBC) donated $3671.64 to our club. Lets give a big thanks to FBC! This February 16th to March 31st, FBC featured the FT&STC in their “Cheers to Charity” fundraising program. The funds will help with ongoing trail and […]

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FT&STC Annual General Meeting
FT&STC Annual General Meeting

FT&STC Annual General Meeting

Filed in About by on February 11, 2016 • views: 1053

The Fernie Trails & Ski Touring Club Annual General Meeting is being held on February 29th, 7 P.M. at Silverrock’s meeting room ( beside Dairy Queen ). The club has had a busy year and we look forward to recapping with everyone, new members welcome. Hope to see you there.

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Gilmar receives George S. Majic Spiritus Award
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Gilmar receives George S. Majic Spiritus Award

Filed in About by on December 16, 2015 • views: 1122

Pat Gilmar was presented the George S. Majic Spiritus Award! Pat was honored for his tireless efforts building trails in Fernie. Pat one of Fernie’s pioneer trail builders who always believed that “if you build it, they will come”. He has been an active director of the Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club for decades. […]

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Fernie Trails Alliance AGM
Fernie Trails Alliance AGM

Fernie Trails Alliance AGM

Filed in About, Biking, Hiking by on November 23, 2015 • views: 1096

The FTA AGM will review the year, select new board members and discuss what’s planned for the coming year. The FTA needs fresh directors and input from trail users, be sure to attend.

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FT&STC AGM minutes
FT&STC AGM minutes

FT&STC AGM minutes

Filed in About by on February 16, 2015 • views: 864

February 12, 7 pm @ Freshies Introduced Directors Ian Stokie, Pat Gilmar, Rob Lanthier, Doug Koran, Jack McKay, Fred Frehner, Ben Stokie (Not Present), Dave Mcbeath, Rick Emmerson, Sean Staplin, Read minutes from last years meeting. Thunder Meadows Firewood flown in, new cookstove with 20lb propane tanks, other small upgrades and ongoing maintaince. Tunnel Creek […]

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Annual General Meeting Announcement
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Annual General Meeting Announcement

Filed in About by on January 7, 2015 • views: 1038

The Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Thursday Feb 12th, 7 P.M. at Freshies, 632 2nd Ave. Some of the agenda items to be discussed include: – Our Club has been asked to sponsor an application to save the Harvey Pass hut. We will be discussing the […]

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Avalanche Bursary Recipient views: 812

The Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club (FT&STC) is pleased to announce another recipient of an Avalanche Bursary. Yuri Lortscher was awarded $500 to help pay for a AvSAR course, a prerequisite for the Avalanche Operations Level II course. Above: FTSTC President Ian Stokie (left) presents a cheque to Yuri at our annual wood splitting […]

Fernie Huts Getting Ready for Winter views: 810

The Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club is preparing it’s backcountry overnight Fernie huts for a busy winter season. The Thunder Meadows and Tunnel Creek are basic backcounty huts geared towards ski and split-board mountaineering and are rented on a nightly basis. Each Autumn Club members get together to gather firewood, fill the propane and […]

Harvey Hut Succumbs to Fire views: 7664

The nearly completed Harvey Hut BC Recreation site was tragically lost in a wildfire that started in the Lodgepole and quickly spread across the landscape. Now at nearly 2000 hectares, this fast moving wildfire was fueled by erratic winds over the weekend that unexpectedly moved the fire towards the hut in the overnight hours. It […]

Fernie Backcountry is closed views: 267

All hiking and biking trails in Fernie and surrounding area are closed. This included our cabins; Thunder Meadows, Montane and Tunnel Creek. Unfortunately our Harvey Hut burnt in the out-of-control Lodgepole fire on the weekend. In the interest of public safety, effective at noon Pacific Time on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, all Crown land within […]