By Powder Matt Looking for some real adventure this summer? why not book you and your buddies a weekend away in Fernie, BC to well….have loads of fun and some great old fashioned playground fun! Mudd, Sweat and Tears offers 5k, 10k and the MST Monster obstacle course mud run events of extreme proportion. The
By Powder Matt Countdown to Summer Mountain Biking season at Fernie Alpine Resort bike park TGIM (Thanks Goodness It’s May) Hooray for May. Toes of stubborn snow make slow retreats into the last shady alcoves on the lower mountain; clearing way for tender green grass to weave through persistent thatch, straining to reach warm breezes.
BY PowderMatt Great news from the Kootenay region, Nelson, British Columbia, Fernie local and telemark skier extraordinaire Martha Burley, wins the ski mountaineering race at the Cold Smoke Powderfest. Congrats to Martha! It takes not only amazing skiing skills but an incredible fitness level to accomplish this task.
By Powder Matt Champagne Tuesday returned as a major snowstorm moved through Fernie, British Columbia, to the delight of skiers and snowboarders! At the peak of the storm, more than 50 cm fell in 48hrs with a week storm snow fall total of 90cm. This storm brought out the ear to ear grins of the
By Powder Matt Mother Nature has come through in a big way! close to 45 cm in 24hrs and still snowing hard today and no sign of stopping. Forecast is very good – with more storms on the way. Next large frontal system approaches Wednesday night with potential for more heavy accumulation of snow. Next
Snow, Snow, Snow and more delight skiers and riders as Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Fernie Alpine Resort open this Saturday
By Powder Matt We have already had record early total snowfall with over 8 feet of white gold at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort! Looking at weather maps & models shows significant winter storms rolling our direction. Skiers and riders wishing to ski or ride powder get set for some action as Kicking Horse Mountain Resorts
This is a great update from Ruby and the Ski Patrol/Snow Safety team at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Check out the deep, early season snow! Don’t forget to make sure ski vacation bookings now- we have the snow and if you book by November 30th you can save big dough on your ski vacation to
By Powder Matt Fernie Alpine Resort wins the best ski resort in North America from World Snow Awards beating out other destination ski resorts like Whistler, Banff, Vail, Mammoth, Squaw Valley, Aspen, Telluride and many others. This award is absolutely huge! Why? check out the incredible list of judges- there has not been a more
By Powder Matt Skiers love a good, quick and healthy breakfast. I guess not all like the ‘healthy’ breakfast but I do. Sitting in Fernie, British Columbia, this week and having breakfast at one of my favorite spots. Spots yes- as Fernie has some great places for breakfast so check out these spots Blue Toque
By Powder Matt Canadian Rockies ski season of 2011-2012 is full of memories that made last winter very special for me. It was truely a celebration of Snow, Community and Tradition. We had snow and more snow and it did not register how good it was until we started getting many of the ski writers