The Fernie Trail Crew has been out the past few weeks preparing Porky Blue Trail for the TransRockies Race on August 9th. The trail is brushed out and soon to be ready for cycling. Porky Blue is designed for cross country riders (moderate difficulty) and boasts 10 kilometers of single-track that drops 1000 vertical meters down to the Coal Discovery Trail from Coal Creek Summit. … Read more
In a recent visit to Chamonix in the French Alps I was lucky enough to experience a tandem parapent. After living in Chamonix for a long while, it’s something that has always been a temptation, as on most sunny days you can look up to skies and see a swarm of parapenters floating around the sides of the valley. With such a big vertical difference between the lift accessed areas and the valley floor and such stunning scenery, it is the ideal place for it. … Read more
“I came for the winter and stayed for the summer”
Over the past eight years of visiting Fernie I’ve probably heard over a hundred locals repeat this phrase, and when you spend a large chunk of your winter in Fernie it can get a bit annoying to hear that you’ve come in the “second best” season! But… … Read more
Here’s part two of our introduction to the Gold Coast and our Australian surf programmes, from our Surf Programme Director and Gold Coast legend, Jamo Borthwick. … Read more
We’re really excited to have Gold Coast legend Jamo Borthwick on board with NONSTOP’s surf programmes. There are few people with more experience of the surf and lifeguard industry and certainly none better to show you the highlights of Australia’s East Coast.
Over the next few days, Jamo’s going to be sharing why he loves the Gold Coast so much and talking a little bit about our upcoming NONSTOP surf programmes. … Read more