Nomads on the Road
Joe Howse, The Raging Elk Dec 18

Faces of Fernie: Joe Howse

This is the first in a series of interviews with the people who make Fernie a special place to live.  Faces of Fernie: Joe Howse My first memory of Fernie is stepping foot inside The Raging Elk and being greeted with the words “welcome to the revolution.” These words were not uttered by The Raging…

Horseshoe Lake Sep 25

Welcome to the new Nomads on the Road

Welcome to the New Nomads on the Road Whether you’re a regular visitor to Nomads on the Road or just happened to stumble upon my little corner of the internet, I’d like to say welcome and thank you for visiting, I hope you enjoy what you find here. If you are indeed new to the…

Mount Fernie and the Elk River May 12

Road Trip: Timmins, ON to Fernie, BC

Road Trip Back Home The long road back to Fernie for me really began in the Northern Ontario town of Timmins in late April 2013. Myself and a Canadian friend had flown into Toronto after a three-week tour of Europe. I was nervous getting off the plane , visa problems ended my last stay in…

Crossing two bridges over the Kootenay River, the snowshoe trip out to Dog Lake took place on a beautiful winter's morning. Feb 27

Snowshoeing to Dog Lake – Kootenay National Park

Dog Lake – Kootenay National Park  Directions to Dog Lake, Kootenay National Park Dog Lake is a 5.2km return snowshoe trip. Starting from the McLeod Meadows picnic area snowshoers follow the trail through the campground and cut across the fire access road. Cross the Kootenay River and climb to the East Kootenay Fireroad. Cross this…