The Society

The Fernie Nordic Society is a BC registered non-profit organization founded in Fernie in the fall of 2006. From a small group of dedicated nordic ski enthusiasts, the membership of the Society has grown to an impressive 744 members during the 2015-2016 season.

From the beginning, a program of lessons for young skiers was set up following the guidelines from the provincial organization Crosscountry BC.

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Our Guiding Principles

Our Mission

Providing exceptional crosscountry skiing opportunities for residents and visitors of all ages

Our Vision

A community of skiers supporting first class crosscountry skiing experiences

Our Purpose

♦   High quality trails, facilities and equipment
♦   Excellent services and multi-level skier development programs
♦   Effective relationships and partnerships
♦   A vibrant, sustainable organization with an engaged membership


Guiding Principles

We are:

♦   Volunteer-driven
♦   Safety conscious
♦   Welcoming
♦   Transparent
♦   Affordable

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Minutes of Board Meeting

FNS Board Meeting Minutes 2017 12 05

Minutes from the Directors Meeting held on December 5, 2017

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Your Board of Directors

All members of the board of directors of the Fernie Nordic Society are volunteers and also enthusiasts of cross-country skiing and other winter sports. The current board of directors is composed of the following people:

Megan Lohmann

Jennifer Heath

Jeff Williams 
                       Director of Skier Development

Sam Sedlowsky
                       Director of Events & Fundraising

Matthieu Corriveau

- vacant -
                       Director of Trails & Infrastructure

- vacant -
                       Director of Club Development

- Penelope Holt
                       Director at large


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Annual Report 2016

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Read our annual report to have a look at the best season of the Fernie Nordic Society so far. The report looks back at our activities, events including pictures, statistics and survey results. There is also the list of our great sponsors who have made this possible.

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Current Projects

The Fernie Nordic Society has plans to improve our infrastructure. Currently these are:

Trail upgrades
        Erosion control & Drainage
        Grass sowing

Warming hut

Staging area
       Area for kids

Trail signage

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