Cross Country Skiing in Spectacular Fernie

The Fernie region has four areas with trails groomed for crosscountry skiing, all within a few minutes drive from the town centre. Come experience our wonderful trails, join our ski lessons for both adults and kids, and participate in our fun events throughout the winter season. Feel free to explore this website then get in touch with us.

Our Next Events

community race 2024

Two popular events are back this winter!

The Community Fun R***s are on Saturday February 24 on the trails of the Nordic Centre. The fifth edition of the epic Fernie Flying Viking Challenge is on Sunday March 24 also at the Nordic Centre. Both events promise lots of fun and excitement. They are open to local skiers and visitors as well. Bring a friend for some good competition.

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lizard creek loop

Trail Conditions – February 23, 2024

Current status of trail conditions in the Fernie area.

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sdp ski gear

New ski gear for our young skiers

Our club is working on getting new gear to replace the rental gear used by the kids in the Skill Development Program. Some of the gear is already ten years old. Here is another opportunity to help the club.
First the club is starting a fundraiser through Nordiq Canada toward this goal. And locally, The Guide’s Hut right here in Fernie has donated $2,000 worth of ski equipment with some additional amount related to the sales during February.

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Our Sponsors

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.

fernie brewingcbt logordek logo
The Cedarssunco isosceles
city of ferniestellervista credit union
RM Landscape Bark

Griz Days 2018

snow to ice cream

This was such a great weekend for the Fernie Griz Days. Some great weather plus some awesome powder just as the Snow To Ice(cream) Challenge got under way! Super turnout everyone! Huge thanks to our sponsors The Fernie Hotel & Happy Cow Fernie for the beer and ice-cream. Is there a better reward ? Thank you for the amazing prizes and rentals from GearHub Sports and prizes from The Guide’s Hut !! A shout out to all the ambassadors who spent time at the Nordic Centre and the Golf Course and also to our amazing groomers throughout the community! Several of the participants who completed the challenge:

First, 24 people completed the challenge – lots more took part. Everyone did multi-sport and everyone wore plaid in some way shape or form – some more than others ! The helmet and goggles donated by GearHub Sports go to Lori George Kennedy! Also from GearHub Sports, a t-shirt and buff to Carrie Dixon, and a t-shirt and bag to Amanda Steeper. From The Guide’s Hut a hat and FNS ski sleeves to Catherine Bodroghy, and a hat and FNS ski sleeves to Ute Hammer. A FNS toque, ski sleeves and Guide’s Hut water bottle pack go to Garret Sowchuk, Thomas Lentz and our first finisher Julie Kelly!

And last, a huge Thank you! to all participants