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Grizzlies and Granny Gears: Fall Mountain Biking in Fernie, B.C.

It’s early evening, and my riding buddy Nat and I are pedaling toward Brokeback Ridge on the wooded slopes of Fernie Provincial Park outside Fernie, B.C. Word on the trail is Brokeback, a mile-long black-diamond luge run, is on every Fernie local’s top five list. We hear a loud crash and branches snapping. We stop. …

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Tale of a Ski Town — How Fernie, B.C. Became One of the Best Ski Towns in North America

There’s more to the mountain town of Fernie, British Columbia, than meets the eye, and that’s saying something. With over 30 feet of snow each season, looming mountains, and an intriguing history, Fernie is a popular ski and snowboard destination, as well as one of the most classic ski towns in North America. But what …

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The Iconic Photo Spots of Island Lake Contest (Fernie, B.C.)

There are so many amazing photo spots on the Island Lake property near Fernie, B.C., that Island Lake Lodge has created a contest to help its guests find, experience and share some of those favorite places. There are 12 iconic photo spots spread over the entire Island Lake trail system during summer 2016, with spots …

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The New Lazy Lizard Trail – Island Lake Lodge/Fernie, B.C.

After a few years of planning and construction, the Lazy Lizard mountain bike trail was completed in the summer of 2015. Backcountry Trail Experts constructed the majority of the trail supplemented by Fernie trail volunteers and the Island Lake Trail and Glading teams. The trail is designed for various ability levels including novice and young …

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Hike the Canadian Rockies and Live the Good Life at Fernie, B.C.’s Island Lake Lodge

The idea of using a lodge as a day hiking basecamp had never really occurred to either of us before we found ourselves enjoying the hell out of a stay at the Island Lake Lodge near Fernie, B.C., with our then 4-month old son last summer. For me, the idea was foreign because I’ve always …

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Fernie, B.C.’s Biggest Biking Weekend of the Year Promises Fun for Everyone (June 27-29)

If you own a mountain bike, and have been thinking about a trip up to Fernie, this is the weekend to do it. June 27-29 is the opening weekend for the Fernie Alpine Resort Bike Park; the weekend of Fernie’s biggest all-mountain stage race, a 3-day bike race called the Fernie 3; and the dates …

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