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High Roller Weekend

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 19:54

It was another huge success with a weekend full of actiivites. Special guests Catharine Pendrel and Sandra Walter joined us for the weekend. Things got kicked off  with the Little Women on Wheels ride Friday afternoon with 20 girls taking part.

Friday night was a slide show at the Vogue Theatre where Catharine and Sandra shared their stories and accomplishments.

Saturday was the main event, the High Roller. Over 150 riders joined us and numberous volunteers to make the day a huge success. 

Thank you to Fernie Mountain Bike Club for organizing these events, all the volunteers, sponsors and Infinitea for the great meal. 

 Photos by Troy Nixon

 

Fernie Fix - Trail to Ale

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 17:00

Back-country Trail Closure -Updated Sept. 2nd - City of Fernie trails

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 14:01

We have been advised by Fernie Fire and Rescue - Fire Chief Ted Ruiter that: Effective 1:00 MST Saturday Sept. 2nd, due to extreme wildfire hazard, the City of Fernie will be closing all trail access, including Coal Creek Heritage Trail, Old Stumpy, Coal Discovery Trail (Elk Valley Trail), Mt. Proctor Trails accessed from the Visitor Centre trailhead. The Dyke trails will remain open, for those that need to get in a couple of spins, otherwise the river is still open for refreshing floats and dips.

Back-country Trail Closure - Effective Sept. 2, 2017 1pm

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 23:05

The closure also now includes all trails on Canwel, Ridgemont & Montane property. 

Thank you for your cooperation. 

 

Back-country Trail Closure - Effective Sept. 2, 2017

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 14:15

What does this mean? Full closure of all trails on Crown land. Please see attached list for trails this includes and watch for more information to come. 

 

Crown Trails

Mount Proctor

Fairy Creek

Far Side

Mad Cow

Mount Proctor Hiking Trail

Swine Flu

Fernie Mountain

Black Betty

Brokeback

Dem Bones

Eric’s Trip

Fernie Mountain Trail

Hedonism

Lactic Ridge

Moccasin

Mushroom Head

Phat Bastard

Project 9

Red Sonja

S-Bomb

Stove Trail

Stumpy

Stupid

Stupid Traverse

Mount Fernie Park

Gorby

Megahurtz

Snake Bite

Verboten

#9 Mine

Al Matador

 

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Elk Valley Community Trail Grand Opening Update

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 16:18

Meet at the Aquatic Centre at 1pm for the group ride from Fernie to the Hosmer Ruins. Alternativley you can drive and meet us at the Hosmer Ruins at 5pm for a free BBQ and refreshments.  A free shuttle will be provided back to Fernie and Sparwood for bikers. 

Please visit www.sparwood.ca for information on meeting time and location for Sparwood ride. 

 

 

 

 

Trail Closure - Elk Valley Trail (Smooth Salamander section)

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 08:43

ATTN: SMOOTH SALAMANDER IS CLOSED. (Branch G/ River Road Extension / Three Kings) A cow has met an unfortunate end on this trail. Please keep away from the area as the carcass might attract predators. 

As of August 10th, there will be a closed livestock fence impeding passage until a new crossing is installed. This section of trail is closed until further notice.

Please check out Trailforks for the exact location of this trail.

https://www.trailforks.com/trails/smooth-salamander/

Island Lake Tamarack Trail

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 16:03

Please see attached PDF for information and guidelines on this trail.

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Heiko's Commemorative Hike and Dine - August 13th

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 08:49

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The 90 tickets for the hike and dine ( $100) are now on sale at Island Lake reservation office on 2nd Avenue ( CASH ONLY) and Guide's Hut (CASH AND CARD). 

Make sure you fill in the information sheet so we can contact you. Please enter the hike of your choice so we can do the number logistics for the bus. It is understood that you may change your mind at the last minute but give us your best choice of hike at the time of buying the ticket.  

Shuttle only tickets ($20) will not be on sale until 3 days previous to the event based on availability of seats on the bus.

 

 

Elk Valley Community Trail Brochure

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 16:47

Hot off the press! Check out the Elk Valley Community Trail 

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