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2016 Avalanche Bursary Final Recipients
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2016 Avalanche Bursary Final Recipients

Filed in Bursary by on February 22, 2016 • views: 2302

The Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club (FT&STC) is pleased to announce the 2016 Avalanche Bursary Final Recipients. The avalanche bursary program has been in place for several years 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. […]

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Harvey Pass Warming Hut
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Harvey Pass Warming Hut

Filed in Harvey Pass, Ski Touring by on February 8, 2016 • views: 5457

The Harvey Pass area south of Fernie has long been a popular backcountry ski destination.  With popular runs such as Curve Ball, Wild Thing, Romi’s Midnight Run and Next of Kin all accessed from the high mountain forestry road pass. Being so remote (over 40 km on forestry roads from Fernie) backcountry recreationists of all […]

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Fernie Brewing’s Cheers to Charity!
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Fernie Brewing’s Cheers to Charity!

Filed in Ski Touring by on February 4, 2016 • views: 2148

The Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club has been chosen to participate in Fernie Brewing’s  “Cheers for Charity!” donation program. Fernie Brewing  has been operating their “Cheers to Charity!” donation program since December 2013. When it started, they had a simple mandate, which was to raise invaluable funds for local Charities, Clubs and Organizations. Invaluable, […]

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Montane Winter Usage Map
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Montane Winter Usage Map

Filed in Biking, Montane by on February 3, 2016 • views: 2488

The map can be downloaded for printing here at Montane-winter-map 3

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Avalanche Bursary Awarded
Avalanche Bursary Awarded

Avalanche Bursary Awarded

Filed in Bursary by on January 6, 2016 • views: 1858

The Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club (FT&STC) is pleased to announce that we have awarded an Avalanche Bursary to Jeremy Wishart. Jeremy was awarded $750 to help fund his CAA Level 2 Avalanche Operations. On receiving the bursary Jeremy commented, “Please pass on my gratitude to the FTSTC for their generosity in providing this […]

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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: 2135

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: 2094

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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Preparing cabins for the winter views: 189

Hello Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club members and friends. Now is the time when we start to think about preparing our cabins for the winter. Up first will be cutting and splitting firewood in preparation for being flown to each Hut. The first date is Wed Sept 18th at 5:30. This takes place at […]

Montane Hut Fire Ban views: 237

The Montane Hut has a fire ban in effect. Despite several permit requests with the City of Fernie, a permit has not been granted to accommodate fires. Both indoor and outdoor fires at the Montane Hut are not allowed at this time however this will change for the winter months. Our intentions to operate a […]

Snow Cat Grooming Montane views: 1083

Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club has been grooming Montane Nordic and Multi-use Trails for the past three months, 100 days of grooming to date. Joining our grooming team of Black Panther and Blue Bearcat is our Red Kassbohrer Snow Cat. This should keep things on the smooth and level. Our winter grooming budget is […]

Final Avalanche Bursary Awarded views: 974

The Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club have finalized the Avalanche Bursary program with awards to Megan Bell and Matthew Szczepanski, pictured below with Ian Stokie, FT&STC President. Stokie commented, “Were happy that our bursary program is going towards people who are interested in avalanche safety and working locally”. Every year $2000 is available to […]