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Thunder Meadows Hut on December 11th

Thunder Meadows Hut on December 11th

Filed in Ski Touring, Thunder Meadows by on December 13, 2011 0 Comments • views: 2708

On Sunday eight of us ski toured to Thunder Meadows Hut from the White Pass Chair at Fernie Alpine Resort. We figured it was best to start high and avoid climbing up the shallow snowpack and thick alder bush that makes getting over the headwall into Cabin Bowl a tough challenge this time of year. […]


Thunder Meadows Ski Runs

Thunder Meadows Ski Runs

Filed in Ski Touring, Thunder Meadows by on April 25, 2011 0 Comments • views: 2696

Here are some classic pictures from this year’s adventures at Thunder Meadows and some recently taken images of the great ski terrain.


Thunder Meadows Day Trip

Thunder Meadows Day Trip

Filed in Ski Touring, Thunder Meadows by on May 6, 2009 0 Comments • views: 2083

Hiked up to Thunder Meadows on Saturday. Some tough climbing over the head wall into Thirstquencher Bowl and then the going was good. Avalanches had cut down lots of trees in Cabin Bowl and made some nice gladded skiing for some other time. Very hardpack conditions but some good powder skiing in the trees in Orca Bowl on the way home.
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Tunnel Creek Active Trapping views: 200

Tunnel Creek’s licensed trapper sent us a note advising of active trapping in the Tunnel Creek Area from November 21st to December 31, 2020. Backcountry adventurers share access in Tunnel Creek with a licensed trapper, trapping for fur bearing animals under the BC Wildlife Act. We ask you to please respect the trapper and his […]

Sam Higgins awarded Bursary for Avalanche Operations Level 1 views: 373

Sam Higgins was awarded a $500 Bursary from the Fernie Trails & Ski Touring Club to pursue a professional career in the avalanche industry. We are pleased to support Sam with his Avalanche Operations Level 1 course and wish him the best. Every year $2000 is available to help further avalanche education in the Elk […]

Orca Bridge Completed views: 245

The weather cooperated, materials came together and a great group of volunteers came out to complete the Orca Bridge this past Saturday. With some help from Assent Helicopters the bridge was completed in only a few hours. The Orca Road Bridge is the preferred ski out from Thunder Meadows and is on Island Lake Lodges […]

Early Season Backcountry Skier Death views: 429

Konan Wendt, of Invermere, was out skiing for the day with three friends on Monday when tragedy struck on Robertson Glacier, Kananaskis Country. Robertson Glacier is a popular early season destination for backcountry skiers that is comparable in early season traffic to Fernie’s Harvey Pass. Wendt suffered a serious head injury when pitched forward into […]