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Club Hut Booking Policy 2024
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Club Hut Booking Policy 2024

Filed in About, Thunder Meadows, Tunnel Creek by on January 12, 2024 • views: 847

Recognizing the valuable volunteer efforts required to operate and maintain the backcountry hut system, the Club offer early access to hut bookings for volunteers. Here’s an overview of our booking policy: Volunteer Access: • Active Volunteers who contribute their time and skills to the club have early booking privileges. • Volunteers must maintain a current […]

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2023 Cabin Improvements
2023 Cabin Improvements

2023 Cabin Improvements

Filed in Ski Touring, Thunder Meadows, Tunnel Creek by on November 8, 2023 • views: 1702

Every summer the Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club directors, members and friends volunteer their time to improve our backcountry cabins. The dedication of the volunteers and the support the club receives from various organizations is commendable. The organizations include the Columbia Basin Trust, RDEK Area A, the City of Fernie, Home Hardware, Fernie Alpine […]

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How and when to Book the Cabins
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How and when to Book the Cabins

Filed in Harvey Pass, Hiking, Ski Touring, Thunder Meadows, Tunnel Creek by on October 8, 2023 • views: 4548

How and when to book the Cabins are frequent questions and this post is intended as an overview to assist you. Thunder Meadows and Tunnel Creek cabins are bookable online for overnight stays by members only. This is not exclusive usage as the cabins are also available for day use. Day users are encouraged to […]

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Thunder Meadows Summer Renovations
Thunder Meadows Summer Renovations

Thunder Meadows Summer Renovations

Filed in Hiking, Ski Touring, Thunder Meadows, Tunnel Creek by on September 4, 2023 • views: 1763

Our love and commitment to improving the cabins never ends. This July a new roof, a new woodshed, a fresh inside coat of paint and a clean up happened at Thunder Meadows. Thank you to all the volunteers who dedicated their time and to Home Hardware Fernie and the Columbia Basin Trust ReDi Grants for […]

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Cabins Open with Tunnel Creek Rebuild
Cabins Open

Cabins Open with Tunnel Creek Rebuild

Filed in Harvey Pass, Ski Touring, Thunder Meadows, Tunnel Creek by on December 1, 2022 • views: 2226

The Thunder Meadows and Tunnel Creek Cabins opened today for overnight stays for the season! Current bookings are up to January 31 and February to April will be available for online booking on January 15 @ 6am. Harvey Pass is a warming hut for day use only and is a popular day ski and snowmobile […]

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Grizzly Hibernating in Thunder Meadows Cabin
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Grizzly Hibernating in Thunder Meadows Cabin

Filed in Harvey Pass, Ski Touring, Thunder Meadows, Tunnel Creek by on November 19, 2022 • views: 12053

Fortunately this is a ploy to get your attention however it could be a reality. Yesterday during a wood delivery to Thunder Meadows we found the cabin and toilet doors open with snow blowing in. Fortunately we visited before the structures filled with snow and/or had a grizzly move it. Please latch the doors and […]

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Tunnel Creek Hut Renovations
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Tunnel Creek Hut Renovations

Filed in About, Ski Touring, Tunnel Creek by on October 12, 2022 • views: 2222

The Fernie Trails & Ski Touring Club Tunnel Creek Hut renovations are looking great thanks to outstanding volunteer efforts and generous support from our sponsors. The plan to replace the old Tunnel Creek bunk house with a new permanent structure that matches the newer day use facility are ready for this season. This renovation on […]

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2024 Fernie Trails & Ski Touring Bursary Recipients views: 888

The Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club (FTSTC) have finalized the 2024 Avalanche Bursary program with awards going to seven recipients with bursaries totaling $3425. Magnus Leckenby, FTSTC President, commented, “Were happy that our bursary program is going towards people who will contribute to a safer backcountry”. Every year $2000 is available to help further […]

FT&STC Annual General Meeting views: 2088

The Fernie Trails & Ski Touring Club is holding its Annual General Meeting at 7PM on Thursday, March 14 2024 at the Fernie Seniors Centre (562 3 Ave, Fernie). Members and non-members are welcome to attend. 2023 will be reviewed and direction moving forward with respect to the cabins, new projects, summer plans, work parties, […]

2023 Fernie Trails & Ski Touring Bursary Recipients views: 2134

The Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club (FTSTC) have finalized the 2023 Avalanche Bursary program with awards going to an unprecedented all female group of seven recipients with bursaries totaling $2250. Ian Stokie, FTSTC President, commented, “Were happy that our bursary program is going towards people who are pursuing a career in avalanche safety and […]

Cabin Bookings Details-Updated views: 4782

On November 1, 2022 at 6am MST Thunder Meadows and Tunnel Creek bookings go online for the period from December 1st to January 31, 2023. On January 15th, 2023 Thunder Meadows and Tunnel Creek bookings go online for the period from February 1st to April 30, 2023. The cabins can only be booked by Fernie […]