Events planned for 2023-2024 season

The 7th Annual Great Fernie Pumpkin Hunt

pumpkin challenge 2021

The Fernie Nordic Society is excited to be hosting one of our community’s favourite events of the year! This popular event is open to the general public and is aimed at children up to 9 year old and their family.

When: Saturday, October 21, 2023
Where: Elk Valley Nordic Centre next to Mt Fernie Provincial park
Cost: $10 per pumpkin. Tickets can be purchased at Grow Children’s Boutique in Fernie – across from museum on 2nd Ave. (Exact cash only please)
Choose a Time Slot: 11am-12pm, 12:30pm-1:30pm or 2:00pm-3:00pm

What to expect?

  • Fun searching for your favourite pumpkin!
  • Hot chocolate (bring own mug), bbq food by donation
  • Emily Park Photography & more!
  • Prize for best costume

More events to come:

Several of our group events should return this season:

  • Full Moon Skis at the golf course or at the Nordic Centre
  • Griz Days event
  • Community Fun Races
  • Fernie Flying Viking Challenge
  • Illuminated ski loop on Saturday evenings from 6 to 8 pm at the Nordic Centre

Check our calendar HERE. Make sure that you are on our email list so you do not miss anything.

P.S. the club is still looking for an energetic person to take the lead on some of these events. Give us a shout! It will be much rewarding.

10th Annual Community Fun Event

Several participants in a previous event

The Community Fun Event is returning on Saturday February 24, 2024 on the trails of the Elk Valley Nordic Centre. The event is open to everyone, club members and non-members alike.

Read all the details HERE

5th Annual Fernie Flying Viking Challenge

How about a fun challenge for yourself and your friends? Ski on the 25 km circuit of trails from the warming hut of the Elk Valley Nordic Centre and the trails of the Fernie Alpine Resort. There is a prize for best costume! A short ride on the chairlift is included in the fun. Do the loop twice to complete the event. Or a partner and you may ski the circuit together once, adding up to 50 km.
There are categories for Mini-Vikings too! Ski as fast or as slow as you want, by yourself or with a friend, on either a 1.3 km, 3.4 km or 7.5 km course. Add some fun with a costume..

Where: Elk Valley Nordic Centre

When: Sunday, March 24, 2024

More details to come