horseshoe-lake-milky-way-mike-cotton-photography Nov 25

My favourite photos from Fernie, BC this Summer and Fall

Ah Fernie, British Columbia. You fucking kill me. Every time I come ‘home’ you make it harder to leave. I spent the best three months (ok, 86 days) of 2017 in my favourite town in the world. I returned to my Fernie family, making some rad new friends along the way. This special little corner…

wigwam-river-fernie-october-2017-fernie-bc-kootenays-mike-cotton-photography Oct 22

Wigwam River, Fernie: Photo of the Week

Wigwam River, read more… I’m currently in beautiful New Zealand and I’m stoked to explore more of this stunning country. Remember to follow me on Instagram and like Nomads on the Road on Facebook.  Remember if you are interested in any of my photography check out this post, announcing the launch of my photography shop….

sunset-in-fernie-kootenays-mike-cotton-photography Oct 2

Sunset over Fernie: Photo of the Week

Read More I’m stoked to get out and explore more of Fernie and British Columbia. Keep an eye on my Instagram and remember to like Nomads on the Road on Facebook.

sunset-maiden-lake-fernie-kootenays-mike-cotton-photography Sep 25

Sunset at Maiden Lake, Fernie: Photo of the Week

Read More This week saw Fall in Fernie finally show her face. I’m stoked to get out and explore more of Fernie and British Columbia. Keep an eye on my Instagram and remember to like Nomads on the Road on Facebook.

Banff townsite in Banff National Park Jul 26

5 awesome road trips from Fernie you need to take this summer

For me, summer is all about road tripping. The windows are down and the radio is playing some summer tunes (in Fernie I was only ever able to get two stations, the Drive FM and Total Country). And while I love summer in Fernie, it is great to get out of town once in a while…

Fishing in Fernie Jul 19

8 Reasons why summer in Fernie is awesome

There is a saying in Fernie which gets trotted out every time summer rolls around. “Come for the winter, stay for the summer” – every ski bum in Fernie Fernie is best known for the epic winters yet as time has gone it is increasingly becoming known for its equally epic summer. Here are 8…

fernie-backcountry-mike-cotton-photography Jun 6

The Fernie Backcountry, British Columbia

I’ve written previously about my love for the Fernie backcountry. The backcountry, given its correct definition, is ‘a sparsely populated rural region remote from a settled area’. Yet for me, the backcountry is so much more than that. The backcountry is an escape, an escape from a social media-driven world, where everyone is connected via the…

Fernie Avalanche Control Jan 13

Triggered: Avalanche Control at Fernie Alpine Resort

Fernie Alpine Resort has a unique set of challenges, which a skilled team of avalanche technicians have to manage every day. Three-quarters of the terrain at Fernie Alpine Resort sits below five imposing headwalls and in avalanche paths. This excellent documentary showcases the avalanche control at Fernie Alpine Resort

fernie-backcountry-british-columbia Nov 25

Fernie Backcountry: A Photo Essay

Backcountry “a sparsely populated rural region remote from a settled area.”