• Brown dried trees and vegetation line one side of the Elk River bank and tall conifer pines trees are clustered on the other side with the backdrop of the snow capped Rocky Mountains far in the distance. The Elk River in Fernie, BC on a winter day with brown and dried vegetation, barren trees and sturdy pine trees at the river's banks and snowy Rocky Mountains in the distance.
posted by: Fernie Stanford Resort on: August 22, 2014
No one told Fernie about the dog days of summer. While we may be in the final days of summer vacation, there is still a ton going on in and around Fernie. Get every last mile out of your summer vacation by attending one of these late summer events!

Wild Mountain Fernie Ultra | August 30, 2014

Wild Mountain Fernie Ultra: Solo & Relay
Navigate your way through the expertly-maintained and world-class Fernie trail system with this ultimate test of endurance and mental toughness. The Wild Mountain Fernie Ultra challenges runners to tackle 80km of beautiful terrain with over 3000m of elevation climbs. Incredible alpine views and dense forests will make this event one to remember for all involved. Entrance fees are $175 for solo competitors and $125 per person for teams. Register Here!

Legendary Summer BC Cup Downhill Finals | August 30-31

Legendary Summer BC Cup Downhill Finals
The third and final installment of the SE Racing’s 2013 Downhill BC Cup series, this is Fernie’s inaugural BC Cup event. The public is welcome to check out the course on Friday, August 29 before giving way to official course inspections on Saturday. On Sunday, watch the competitors go to work as they tackle this exciting downhill course at Fernie Alpine Resort. And if you think that you’ve got what it takes to win it all, then you can still register here!

Wam Bam Dirt Jam | August 30

Fernie Wam Bam Dirt Jam happens August 30
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One of Fernie’s favourite summer events, the Wam Bam Dirt Jam takes place downtown behind the Fernie Aquatic Centre and attracts talented bikers from Fernie and beyond. Visit http://www.bikefernie.ca/ for more information or if you’d like to register.
Headed to Fernie to get in some last-minute summer fun? We’d love to host you at the Fernie Stanford Resort. Enjoy our variety of rooms, amazing indoor pool & waterslide, award-winning in-house restaurant and much more, all set in British Columbia’s spectacular Kootenays region.