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  • A fun activity for the whole family
  • Big hill climb, but lots of smiles
  • Enjoy beautiful views of Mt Fernie from the trails
  • Cross Country Skiing at Elk Valley Nordic Centre
  • Saturday • March 25, 2023
  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Fernie Area

Join the Fernie Nordic Society, Fernie Trails Alliance and Teck for a day of free, fun activities including cross country ski lessons, a caricature artist, BBQ, s’more station, music, games, special guest speakers and more!

The event will feature a number of local organizations to celebrate safe and sustainable recreational use of natural areas.

RSVP: Confirm your attendance by registering ONLINE

Event is suitable for attendees of all ages.

Please leave furry family members at home!


*There is limited parking available on site at Elk Valley Nordic Centre. Please use the shuttle if possible*

Free parking with an electric bus shuttle to and from the event is available from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m, departs from:

    • Aquatic Centre - 250 Pine Ave, Fernie, BC
    • Fernie Memorial Arena - 991 6th Ave, Fernie BC

A shuttle service schedule will be added closer to the event date.


The Fernie Nordic Society’s talented ski coaches will be hosting free 20-minute beginner-friendly lessons.
Lessons will occur at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 from the event location.


For those who do not have their own equipment, free rentals are available, courtesy of Teck.

  • Advance reservation for equipment on a first come first serve basis at the locations below.
  • Sizing is limited.
  • Guests are responsible for all equipment pick-up, drop-off and deposit.

  • Gear Hub, 401 1st Ave, Fernie, BC
    • Reserve by March 20: 250-423-5555

  • Quest Outdoor Sport Rentals Ltd, 5258 Highline Dr, Fernie, BC
    • Reserve by March 22: 250-423-9252



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  • Fernie Nordic Centre at Mt Fernie Provincial Park