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Elkford Nordic Ski Club secretary/treasurer Marcel Hovelling with the club's new Ginzu groomer, purchased with donations from the CBT, Sparwood Thrift Shop and the Community Foundation of the Kootenay Rockies. (Contributed by Kim Muller)

Elkford Nordic Club sees membership jump

Like other Nordic clubs in the valley, the club has seen lots of new members sign up

 

The trails at Sparwood Heights are groomed by volunteers of the Sunset Ridge Ski Society (SRSS). (Photo contributed by the SRSS)

Sparwood cross-country club reports record membership

The SRSS has 180 members signed up for the 2020-21 season

 

(Contributed by Tourism Fernie)

Winter trail map about to hit the stands

A winter trails map for the 2020-21 season has been created to showcase the 46.7km of trails being groomed around Fernie

 

Photos contribuées par Élodie Teulier

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There are no fat-bike dedicated trails around Fernie. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

City ponders grooming

A pilot program would see an increase in the length of trails groomed around Fernie

There are no fat-bike dedicated trails around Fernie. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
Teck today announced the development of a new centralized office building in Sparwood, B.C. File photo

Cross country skiers raise concern over road access, parking above Sparwood

The Sunset Ridge Ski Society has lodged concerns with the district over logging plans by Canfor

Teck today announced the development of a new centralized office building in Sparwood, B.C. File photo
Island Lake Lodge is looking forward to a stellar winter season. (Photo Contributed by Nick Nault from Island lake Lodge)

Island Lake Lodge shifts 2020/2021 winter operations

Changes include the upper parking lot’s closure and cancellation of the winter lunch and spa program

Island Lake Lodge is looking forward to a stellar winter season. (Photo Contributed by Nick Nault from Island lake Lodge)
Volunteers helped split and transport wood at a work party in October. (Photo Contributed)

Fernie’s Nordic skiing trails now open

Over 850 residents will be hitting the trails throughout the coming months

Volunteers helped split and transport wood at a work party in October. (Photo Contributed)
Nathan Savage is seen competing in the one kilometre sprint quarter final heat in Whistler. Photo Submitted

Fernie nordic ski racer makes provincial development squad

Nathan Savage has been training for years for the opportunity to represent B.C.

Nathan Savage is seen competing in the one kilometre sprint quarter final heat in Whistler. Photo Submitted
Nordic skiers dressed in Viking attire competed in the annual Flying Viking Challenge.

Flying Viking challenge hits Nordic Centre trails

The third annual nordic ski race took place on March 15 on a 25 kilometre loop

Nordic skiers dressed in Viking attire competed in the annual Flying Viking Challenge.
Students from Ecole Sophie-Morigeau and Ecole Isabella Dicken Elementary School played in the snow as part of French Week celebrations.

Local schools celebrate Semaine de la Francophonie

Two local schools got together to revel in what gives their culture meaning

Students from Ecole Sophie-Morigeau and Ecole Isabella Dicken Elementary School played in the snow as part of French Week celebrations.
The racers take off on the first event of the day. Soranne Floarea/The Free Press

Nordic Society hosts Community Fun Race

The event made for a family friendly day full of hot chocolate, Nordic skiing, and laughter

The racers take off on the first event of the day. Soranne Floarea/The Free Press