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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: 1520

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: 1521

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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Another day, another cabin!
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Another day, another cabin!

Filed in Montane by on November 15, 2015 • views: 2114

The Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club has constructed another cabin! This cabin is a warming hut for all user groups and is located on the Montane Trail system. The hut will be open this winter for your enjoyment.

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A cabin in one day!
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A cabin in one day!

Filed in Ski Touring, Tunnel Creek by on October 25, 2015 • views: 1686

Thank you to those who helped out Saturday, you made a great work party! Lots of people came out to help and the new cabin addition went up in one day. The addition is for day users and has a wood stove and kitchen area. And after a good days work the crew enjoyed the […]

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Tunnel Creek taking shape
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Tunnel Creek taking shape

Filed in Ski Touring, Tunnel Creek by on October 15, 2015 • views: 1232

The work party last Sunday finished the foundation cribbing and installed the floor joists. Good effort everyone. The next work weekend is the big one, we will be flying walls and windows door, shingles, plywood Etc. With enough people on hand we will have the addition up and weatherproof in two days. The plan will […]

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Tunnel Creek work update
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Tunnel Creek work update

Filed in Ski Touring, Tunnel Creek by on August 31, 2015 • views: 1159

Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club’s industrious leader, Ian Stokie, sustained a broken neck and hand in a mountain biking accident. These injuries will slow Ian down for a while. Ian believes we can still move ahead with the planned work at Tunnel Creek as long as there are enough people interested. He can still […]

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Tunnel Creek addition and news
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Tunnel Creek addition and news

Filed in Ski Touring, Tunnel Creek by on August 9, 2015 • views: 1347

The FT&STC will be working on the Tunnel Creek Hut this September. Planning to reclad and put in foundations Sept 5th & 6th. Then prefabbing the Addition at Gord Ohms shop and having it in place by the end of Sept. People interested in helping with this project can reply to Ian Stokie (istokie@yahoo.com). This […]

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Montane Hut Annual Hot dog Roast- Saturday March 31 views: 213

Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club will once again be hosting our annual hot-dog roast at the Montane hut on Saturday March 31 from 11:00- 3:00. Everyone welcome. Ski, bike, snowshoe or bike to the hut. Hot-dogs and hot chocolate are free compliments of the Fernie Hotel. Come out and enjoy the sunshine and a […]

Harvey Hut “Cheers to Charity!” views: 3060

The Harvey Hut rebuild project has been chosen to participate in Fernie Brewing’s “Cheers to Charity!” donation program. Harvey Hut burnt last September in BC’s worst fire season ever. Over $20,000 in supplies and thousands of volunteer hours were lost in the fire. From Friday February 16th until Saturday March 15th, all “Cheers to Charity!” […]

FT&STC Annual General Meeting views: 1834

The Fernie Trails & Ski Touring Club Annual General Meeting is being held on February 22nd, 7 P.M. at the Silver Rock meeting room ( beside Dairy Queen ). The club has had a busy year and we look forward to recapping with everyone, new members welcome. The agenda is as follows, or download for […]

Avalanche on Tunnel Creek Access Road views: 690

An Avalanche Canada MIN report was posted this week regarding a Class 3 slide that covered the Tunnel Creek access road. Last week’s high avalanche cycle and special warning from Avalanche Canada saw naturual size 3.5 avalanches occur throughout the Lizard Range. The Tunnel Creek Size 3 slide (probably Jan 10 as it had 15cm […]