It was another huge success with a weekend full of actiivites. Special guests Catharine Pendrel and Sandra Walter joined us for the weekend. Things got kicked off with the Little Women on Wheels ride Friday afternoon with 20 girls taking part.
Friday night was a slide show at the Vogue Theatre where Catharine and Sandra shared their stories and accomplishments.
Saturday was the main event, the High Roller. Over 150 riders joined us and numberous volunteers to make the day a huge success.
Thank you to Fernie Mountain Bike Club for organizing these events, all the volunteers, sponsors and Infinitea for the great meal.
Photos by Troy Nixon
Looking for your next adventure? Check out September's article:
We have been advised by Fernie Fire and Rescue - Fire Chief Ted Ruiter that: Effective 1:00 MST Saturday Sept. 2nd, due to extreme wildfire hazard, the City of Fernie will be closing all trail access, including Coal Creek Heritage Trail, Old Stumpy, Coal Discovery Trail (Elk Valley Trail), Mt. Proctor Trails accessed from the Visitor Centre trailhead. The Dyke trails will remain open.
The closure also now includes all trails on Canwel, Ridgemont & Montane property.
Thank you for your cooperation.
What does this mean? Full closure of all trails on Crown land. Please see attached list for trails this includes and watch for more information to come.
Mount Proctor Hiking Trail
Fernie Mountain Trail
Mount Fernie Park
Meet at the Aquatic Centre at 1pm for the group ride from Fernie to the Hosmer Ruins. Alternativley you can drive and meet us at the Hosmer Ruins at 5pm for a free BBQ and refreshments. A free shuttle will be provided back to Fernie and Sparwood for bikers.
Please visit www.sparwood.ca for information on meeting time and location for Sparwood ride.
ATTN: SMOOTH SALAMANDER IS CLOSED. (Branch G/ River Road Extension / Three Kings) A cow has met an unfortunate end on this trail. Please keep away from the area as the carcass might attract predators.
As of August 10th, there will be a closed livestock fence impeding passage until a new crossing is installed. This section of trail is closed until further notice.
Please check out Trailforks for the exact location of this trail.
Please see attached PDF for information and guidelines on this trail.