Fernie Hotshot photo

This vibrant photo was captured at Matheson Creek, near Fernie.
Trip planner: What you need to know before snowmobiling in Fernie, B.C.

Trail map, top snowmobile trails, club contacts and other information you can use when planning a snowmobile trip to Fernie, B.C.

Logan Thibodeau poses with his snowmobile at sunset
Fernie, BC

Powdered pastimes are powered with Polaris

Logan Thibodeau, a second-generation, Polaris-riding thrill-seeker, sleds through Fernie, B.C.

by Kyle Born
Two people doing an avalanche search.
Snowmobiling safety, Fernie, BC

Levelling up with a Companion Rescue Skills Course

As technology, techniques and our level of riding experience change, it’s important to keep our avalanche safety training up to date.

by Kirsten Armleder
Jennifer Coulter and Pika, her Belgian Malinois
Snowmobiling safety, Fernie, BC

Avalanches, a field technician and a dog named Pika

Jennifer Coulter, Avalanche Canada’s lead field technician, offers up a myriad of ways to stay alive while backcountry sledding

by Kyle Born
a snowmobiler blasting through fresh in Fernie.
Sparwood, BC

5 epic snowmobiling photos from the Elk Valley. No. 4 is my favourite

See what’s attracting so many snowmobilers to this traditionally awesome B.C. destination.

by Kirsten Armleder
Four sledders parked on top of a mountain with the Rockies in the background.
Fernie, BC

Club profile: Fernie Snowmobile Association

Sled freak or ski bum, the Fernie Snowmobile Association has been making the Elk Valley more accessible to all fans of the snow-cloaked Rockies.

by Kirsten Armleder
Fernie, BC

Meet shredtographer Callan Senyk

Gifted with a camera and no slouch on a sled, Callan Senyk has found a way to meld two of his favourite hobbies into a business

by Kirsten Armleder
SledLife, Valemount, BC

Eight of the winter’s best snowmobiling photos

Take a look at these photos from the 2015-2016 Hotshots contest and sledding season.

by Kirsten Armleder
Sparwood, BC

A warm welcome to the Elk Valley’s epic snowmobiling terrain

With the Rocky Mountains on either side, the Elk Valley is a natural choice for snowmobilers looking for the ultimate backcountry riding experience.

by Kirsten Armleder
A snowmobiler riding in the mountains
Snowmobiling safety, Fernie, BC

Tips for taking a friend snowmobiling in the mountains

Here are some tips from a snowmobile guide and avalanche professional on taking a friend snowmobiling in the mountains for the first time.

by Kirsten Armleder
Andy Weir boondocking in Fernie, B.C.
Sparwood, BC

Go for the snow

The Elk Valley is notoriously known for its deep, dry snow.

by Kirsten Armleder
A group of snowmobilers on top of a mountain.
Fernie, BC

Deep snow and vast mountain terrain

Hate following in someone else’s tracks? Then you’ll love snowmobiling in Fernie, B.C.

by Kirsten Armleder
Fernie, BC

Fernie sledding: something for everyone in the heart of the Rockies

Family-friendly Fernie also caters to riders who like it steeper and deeper

by Michelle Carr Johnston
People on snowmobiles.
Fernie, BC

A new trail and cabin make Fernie an even better sledding destination

The staging area and trail were constructed to reduce congestion and provide an alternative to connecting from Coal Creek to the Morrissey trail.

by Karissa Gall
Jeremy Hanke speaks to a crowd of people
Snowmobiling safety, Fernie, BC

Safety forums push for education

A set of gatherings in Elk Valley and Crowsnest Pass communities push for snowmobiling safety awareness and education.

Snowmobile-friendly businesses near Fernie