Oct 10

Fernie in the Fall: Photo of the Week

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mistakes-i-make-hiking Sep 16

Mistakes I make hiking, and how to avoid them

I suck at hiking. Don’t make the same mistakes as me. If you are new to hiking, or just suck at it like I do, take note of these common mistakes. 1) Not wearing in your boots before your hike Your feet are your tools when it comes to hiking, happy feet = happy hiking. Not…

Grant Gunderson Photographer Interview Sep 6

Grant Gunderson: Photographer Interview

While Grant Gunderson is one the world’s best-known mountain sports photographers, first and foremost he is a skier. Luckily, his forward thinking parents had him on skis before he could even walk. As a professional photographer who specialises in mountain culture, Grant is travelling the world more often than he is at home in Bellingham, Washington. Taking…

where-to-explore-in-fernie Aug 18

Where to Explore in Fernie and Beyond

Where to explore in Fernie: First and foremost Fernie is a working class town, a community built up around the coal mines. But in the last 10-15 years, Fernie has reinvented itself into a healthy living, outdoor playground. Fernie is surrounded by the Canadian Rockies and because of this the town has adventures in every direction….

Fishing in Fernie Aug 9

Fishing in Fernie: Bull River Fishing Expedition

I wrote about fishing in Fernie for Destination BC back in October of last year. Recently, as friends in Fernie are getting into the backcountry and fishing once more, I found myself thinking about that lazy Fall day on the Bull River. So I delved into my photograph archive and re-edited some photographs from that…

Jun 21

Jeff Bartlett Photographer Interview

Jeff Bartlett looks at his adventure photography as extension of everything he loves about living in the mountains. Cycling, hiking and skiing are synonymous with active travel and he uses these activities to shape compelling stories which light the fire of wanderlust. Jeff sat down with Nomads on the Road recently to talk all things…

Jun 5

Kyle Hamilton Photographer Interview

Welcome to the first of a series of interviews with a selection of my favourite photographers. First up, Fernie-based photographer Kyle Hamilton. Kyle kindly took time out of his busy schedule to chat with Nomads on the Road about his life as a photographer, who and what inspires his photography, what makes a great photograph and…

Jumping Waters Fernie May 5

7 Images of Fernie To Make You Go Wow

In partnership with Expedia Canada I first heard of Fernie from a friend, I was on the lookout for a cool mountain town to lay my hat for a season. My Canadian visa was ready, my flight booked, all that was left was to find that mountain town. I had a few conditions when the call went…