Upcoming Events

Deadline for taking our Survey
3 Apr 2015 (All day)
March 18, 2015 - 22:53

Hello to all crosscountry skiers!

It is the time of the year when the Fernie Nordic Society would like to hear from you. If you have not taken our survey yet, please take a minute to tell us how we did. In fact, it will only take 3 minutes and it will really help to give you a better service. The community and our sponsors will also see the impact created by our sport.
You do not need to be a member of the Society to take part. Anyone who has skied on the trails around Fernie may do it. The survey is completely anonymous - we will not call - only 10 questions, all multiple choices ... just like at school! Additional comments are welcome, of course. Your feedback will really help! We thank you in advance.
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March 3, 2015 - 09:49

GRAND OPENING OF THE ELK VALLEY NORDIC CENTRE
FROM 12pm TO 2pm!

Join us for a hot lunch, hot chocolate, bonfires plus a ribbon cutting ceremony with special guest Beckie Scott (Olympic Gold Medalist in Cross Country Skiing) and her family, including National Team Coach Justin Wadsworth.

Free Day Pass at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre. Come check out the new trail system! Groomed for skate and classic. (Weather dependent)

** Parking is limited at the Nordic Centre, please carpool or use the Mountain High Shuttle (free when you show your FNS membership) - there will be an added stop at the end of Anderson Rd/Mt Fernie Road as well as additional parking at that intersection.

Grand Opening Schedule

12:00 pm    Guests arrive. Please park in the parking lots indicated on the map attached or take the Mountain Shuttle... Read more

 

February 21, 2015 - 09:54

March 7th & 8th, 2015 is the Fernie Nordic Winterfest! A weekend celebrating nordic skiing, winter and community! See below for a list of all the great activities planned.

* Be sure to purchase tickets soon for the Beckie Scott Wine & Cheese event - tickets will sell out! 

SATURDAY MARCH 7TH

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Fernie Nordic Winterfest poster Beckie Scott

 

January 31, 2015 - 17:20

On Saturday morning, a group of volunteers started to work on the warming hut while the Jackrabbit lessons were going on a little farther down on the trails of the Elk Valley Nordic Centre. They installed a door at one end of the hut, wrapped the entire hut and covered all the openings with poly ... this last one is temporary of course. At least the hut is now somewhat wind-proofed!
Next will come the installation of a wood stove. And further in the future ... real windows? some siding? Stay tuned!
Thank you to all the volunteers who participated in this work party with their time and tools.

view from the South view from the East volunteers

 

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