The Society

The Fernie Nordic Society is a BC registered non-profit organization founded in Fernie in the fall of 2006. From a small group of dedicated nordic ski enthusiasts, the membership of the Society has grown to an impressive 825 members during the 2017-2018 season.

From the beginning, a program of lessons for young skiers was set up following the guidelines from the provincial organization Crosscountry BC.

For a quick overview of the Fernie Nordic Society's milestones, view this timeline

Our Guiding Principles

Our Mission

Providing exceptional crosscountry skiing opportunities for residents and visitors of all ages
 

Our Vision

A community of skiers supporting first class crosscountry skiing experiences
 

Our Purpose

♦   High quality trails, facilities and equipment
♦   Excellent services and multi-level skier development programs
♦   Effective relationships and partnerships
♦   A vibrant, sustainable organization with an engaged membership

 

Guiding Principles

We are:

♦   Volunteer-driven
♦   Safety conscious
♦   Welcoming
♦   Transparent
♦   Affordable

Minutes of Board Meeting

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Minutes from the Directors Meeting held on May 16, 2018

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Your Board of Directors

All members of the board of directors of the Fernie Nordic Society are volunteers and also enthusiasts of cross-country skiing and other winter sports. The current board of directors is composed of the following people:

Megan Lohmann
                       President

Mary Miller
                       Secretary

Jeff Williams 
                       Director of Skier Development

Sam Sedlowsky
                       Director of Events & Fundraising

Matthieu Corriveau
                       Treasurer

Rick Wiess
                       Director of Trails & Infrastructure

- vacant -
                       Director of Club Development

Jennifer Heath
                       Facilities Champion

 

Annual Report 2016

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Read our annual report to have a look at the best season of the Fernie Nordic Society so far. The report looks back at our activities, events including pictures, statistics and survey results. There is also the list of our great sponsors who have made this possible.

Current Projects

The Fernie Nordic Society has plans to improve our infrastructure. Currently these are:

Trail upgrades
        Erosion control & Drainage
        Grading
        Grass sowing completed

Warming hut
        power to warming hut
        Interior completed

Staging area
       additional wood chips
       Area for kids
      
Storage of snowcat

Trail signage
       Directional
       Maps