cheers to charity
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 […]
FT&STC Annual General Meeting
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.
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. […]
FT&STC AGM minutes
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 […]
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 […]
Wigwam Flats Cycling Seasonal Closure views: 2085
Wigwam Flats snow is mostly gone and people have been hiking, cycling and dog walking there since mid February. Wildlife managers are reminding the public that only non-motorized use is allowed beyond the Elko gate and that dogs must be on a leash. Mountain bikers are not allowed along the Wigwam River Rim roads […]
Fernie Trails Spring Party views: 367
Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club invites you to a Apres-Ski BBQ and fire pit at our Montane Hut! Saturday March 25th from noon until 5PM. XC ski, bike, hike, snowshoe, to get there and the event is dog friendly. Hot dogs, chips, hot chocolate, cookies all provided. Come have some spring fun!
Skiers rescued from Lost Boys Pass views: 1678
Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR) was activated on Saturday, March 11 to search for two Colorado skiers who had not been heard from or seen since March 9 and who had been missing for over 36 hours. Witnesses had last seen the subjects in the area of Lost Boys Pass heading towards Sand Creek and […]
Thunder Meadows via Cabin Bowl views: 194
I recently enjoyed a nice walk to Thunder Meadows via Cabin Bowl. Cornices were referenced in the Avalanche Report as being Considerable hazard and Polaris Bowl and Easy Street are known for such activity, so we took the long route for safety. It had been years since I climbed the summer trail in winter and […]
Tunnel Creek Solar Power views: 604
Tunnel Creek entered the new year with Solar Power! The new solar panels will power e lights. Additional avalanche awareness signage was also added to hurts exterior.