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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: 2001

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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Tunnel Creek work update
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Tunnel Creek work update

Filed in Ski Touring, Tunnel Creek by on August 31, 2015 • views: 1699

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 taking shape
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Tunnel Creek taking shape

Filed in Ski Touring, Tunnel Creek by on October 15, 2015 • views: 1828

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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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: 2340

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

Filed in Montane by on November 15, 2015 • views: 3313

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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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: 2115

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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Hot Dog Roast at The Montane Warming Hut
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Hot Dog Roast at The Montane Warming Hut

Filed in Montane by on December 28, 2015 • views: 1747

On Saturday January 2, the Fernie Trails and Ski Touring Club will be hosting an informal gathering at the new Montane warming hut. Hot dogs will start being roasted at noon and we will run to 4:00ish. Come one come all! Everybody is welcome! X-country ski up or snowshoe and bring the Kids! We will […]

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Preparing cabins for the winter views: 48

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: 155

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: 975

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: 865

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 […]