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….

horseshoe-lake-milky-way-mike-cotton-photography Oct 13

Horseshoe Lake, BC: A Photo Essay

Hugging the Steeples, Horseshoe Lake, BC, is a popular backcountry campsite. This camping, fishing, and bird watching recreation forest site is found just east of Cranbrook. Located in a valley often referred to as the Rocky Mountain Trench, Horseshoe Lake offers beautiful views of the Steeples Mountains.  Surrounded by farmland, grasslands, and forests bursting with pine…

bull-river-fall-colours-kootenays-fernie-views-mike-cotton-photography Oct 9

The Bull River, BC: Photo of the Week

Read More My time in Fernie is coming to an end yet again, it all happens so quickly, next week I depart for New Zealand. Keep an eye on my Instagram and remember to like Nomads on the Road on Facebook.

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.

revelstoke-giant-cedars-boardwalk-kootenays-mike-cotton-photography Sep 21

What to do in Revelstoke: Two Days of Stoke

Revelstoke has long been on my list of cool places to visit in the Kootenays. Just the name itself is enough to stir the wanderlust in me, RevelSTOKE. Stoke is not just a town in the Midlands of the UK but a term used to describe something amazing, something awe-inspiring and generally cool. Nestled in the…

revelstoke-giant-cedar-boardwalk-kootenays-mike-cotton-photography Sep 18

The Giant Cedars Boardwalk Trail, Revelstoke: 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.

revelstoke-begbie-creek-mike-cotton-photography Sep 11

Revelstoke, Begbie Creek: Photo of the Week

Read More With Fall in Fernie just around the corner, 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.

Sep 9

Summer Lake, East Kootenay: A Photo Essay

Summer Lake, East Kootenay, is a secluded lake found deep in the backcountry, about a two-hour drive from Fernie. With Fall in Fernie just around the corner, I’m stoked to get out and explore more of the backcountry and photograph the beautiful colours (when the backcountry is open). This past week I have been in…

elk-river-kootenay-bc-mike-cotton-photography Sep 1

The Elk River: A Summer Photo Essay

The Elk River is special. She starts life high in the Canadian Rockies, offering clear waters as she meanders downstream from her Elk Lakes source. Along the way to the valley bottom, the Elk River passes historic mining sites, stunning wilderness, and bountiful wildlife. The Elk River is at the heart of Fernie and this…