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There are constant updates, developments and improvements to the Fernie Trail Network. As well as some great stories and news to share. As such, you can always find hot off the press news below, as well as on our Facebook Page. If you want to be kept in the loop, be sure to follow us.

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THE FTA IS HIRING!

Thanks to a fantastic grant opportunity from the Columbia Basin Trust, the FTA is able to hire for five, temporary summer positions, to work on our 2021 Trail Maintenance Program.

MEET THE NEW BOARD!

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our virtual AGM. After a great, informative evening of all things trails, we’re pleased to announce our new Board and release vote results.

JOIN THE BOARD

As you know, our 2021 AGM is fast approaching. With a number of seats to fill, and the challenges of conducting our AGM via zoom, we’re asking all keen individuals to put themselves forward by Monday, March 22nd at 5pm.

FTA 2021 AGM

We look forward to you joining us for our 2021 ‘Virtual’ AGM. Find out all about our Board, the endless work behind the scenes, our amazing volunteers and what’s up next…

NEW! 2021 Trails Pass

Jan 2021 – Why the Trails Pass now only available through the Fernie Trails Alliance.

New! Winter Trail Map

Jan 13, 2021 – Fernie BC. Collaborative Effort Brings Improvements to Winter Trail Access & Grooming along with a New Fernie Winter Trail Map for 2020-2021. Starting January 16th you can pick up a FREE hard copy of the new Winter Trail Map around Fernie at local shops and the Visitor Centre. This year’s map […]

Q+A with Fernie SAR

October 2020 – Fernie BC Whatever the time of year, Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR), plays a huge part in the safety of all recreationists – whether on the Fernie trail network, or in the backcountry. While these areas and the risks associated with them are vastly different, being prepared, trained and in the know […]

A Season’s Wrap up from the FTA

Like many this spring, the season started off challenging, as the Fernie Trails Alliance (FTA), and our associated Member Clubs, worked through the changes presented by a global pandemic. After a rocky, and somewhat damp spring, it soon became clear that if there was one place to be during the summer months, it was on […]

WINTER IS COMING – OCT 15, 2020

Whether the upcoming cold snap stays, or goes, one thing is for sure, winter is knocking at the door.

Snakebite and Verboten Trail Closures – OCT 6, 2020

Following confirmation from Fernie Alpine Resort (FAR), Snakebite and Verboten are to be closed for the remainder of the season.