Groomer’s Report

Groomer’s Report
Saturday February 24th, 2018

Weather: -5C, Moderate Winds, 10cm new snow
Surface: powder / packed powder

Morrissey Staging Area to Wrangler’s Cabin. MCEvoy / Coal Summit. Doug Dean Trail. Rolling Hills Cabin to Coal Creek Staging Area.

Groomer’s Report

Groomer’s Report
Feb 23rd, 2018

Weather: -5C, light winds, 5cm new snow
Surface: powder / packed powder

Groomed Morrissey to Wrangler’s Cabin. Some grooming done in the Notch area. McEvoy / Coal Summit. Doug Dean Trail. Rolling Hills Cabin to Coal Creek Staging Area.

Hartley Lake Staging Area to East Fork.

Groomer’s Report

Groomer’s Report
Feb 22, 2018

Groomed Corbin Staging Area to McClatchie. Test run to see if Mogul Master would fit to Barnes Crossing… and it did! Watch for grooming here in the future.

Groomer’s Report

Groomer’s Report
February 21, 2018

Weather: -14C, light winds, 0cm new snow
Surface: packed powder

Morrissey Staging Area to Wrangler’s Cabin. McEvoy / Coal Summit Trail. Doug Dean Trail. Extra passes near McEvoy/DD Trail to clean up and widen. Rolling Hills Cabin to Coal Creek Staging Area. Enjoy!

Groomer’s Report

Groomer’s Report
Feb 18th, 2018

Weather: -20C, moderate winds
Surface: Powder, packed/windblown powder

Groomed Morrissey Staging Area to Wrangler’s Cabin. Wrangler’s Cabin part way to the Notch. McEvoy/Coal Summit Trails. Doug Dean Trail. Rolling Hills Cabin to the Matheson.

Note: No grooming Matheson to Coal Creek Staging Area due to HIGHx3 avalanche hazard and large Coal Creek Avalanche paths in this area. Grooming in this section will recommence once hazard drops to high (day groom) or moderate (regular scheduled night grooms).

Groomer’s Report

Groomer’s Report
Feb 17th, 2018

Weather: -12C, 10cm new snow, moderate winds
Surface: powder, packed powder

Morrissey Staging Area to Wrangler’s Cabin. McEvoy/Coal Summit Trails. Doug Dean Trail. Rolling Hills Cabin to Coal Creek Staging Area.

Groomer’s Report

Groomer’s Report
Friday February 16th, 2018

Weather: clear skies, calm winds, 15cm new snow, -10C
Surface: powder / packed powder

Morrissey Staging Area to Wrangler’s Cabin. McEvoy / Coal Summit Trail. Doug Dean Trail. Rolling Hills Cabin to Coal Creek. Paige’s Draw.

Fernie SledFest

SLEDFEST WEEKEND EVENTS
Feb 16 – 18th, 2018

Thunderstruck Film & Fundraiser Dinner
Friday February 16th

Griz Bar at Fernie Alpine Resort, Doors 6pm

Tickets for the Fernie Thunderstruck Film Night and Fundraiser Dinner are now on sale! Whiskey Bourbon BBQ ribs with all the fixings, the latest Thunderstruck Films playing on the big screen, Team Riders, and some amazing auction and raffle prizes with 150 of your best sled friends at the legendary Griz Bar…. sounds like a pretty great Friday night to me! Event: Feb 16th. Tickets $50, available at our trailhead kiosks this weekend or message us for alternate methods of purchase. See you there!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corbin Vintage Poker Ride
Saturday February 17th

Corbin Staging Area, registratiom 10am

Bring out your best vintage ride for our annual Corbin Vintage Sled Poker Ride event! Registration starts at 10AM at the staging area. Poker hands are $20 each or $40 for three hand. CASH prizes. High hand, Low hand, and Mystery Hand. Trophies for Vintage, Pre-1988, Rat Rod, Best Restored, and Best Original, and Judges Choice. Silent Auction. Chili and a Bun with pop available.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fernie Snow Drags
Saturday February 17th

1800 Railway Ave, races start at 11am

Admission $10, Youth under 14 FREE

Come on out for one of Fernie’s fastest and loudest events of the year! Watch as racers battle it out on a prepared snow track with specialized, high performance snowmobiles in head to head competition! Races start at 11AM. Food Services available on site.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Racer Information
Contact Spenser for more information: 250-946-8965

1. Stock: Stock engine, exhaust pipe, susp, &track, Minor clutch mods ok and can allowed. Pump gas only.

2. Improved: Internal engine porting, pipes, reeds two chassis mods IE: Rolled chaincase lightweight suspension.

3. Mountain: Run what you brung. Must fit cc size for class must have a minimum 1.5” lug track. Big bores must run in appropriate class (ie. 860 runs in 900 mountain)

4. Turbo Stock: Stock Sled with aftermarket turbo kit installed. 2 Chassis mods allowed. IE rolled chaincase/suspension changes. Lightweight hoods and or seats are allowed. Big Bores also allowed.

5. Turbo Mnt: Anything with a turbo goes except for N02.

6. Open Mod: Anything goes.

7. Safety: All sleds must have working kill switch, snowflap, clutch guard, Rubber tracks only and no traction devices on any sled.

8. Technical Inspections: All sleds must be inspected prior to setting the class. The Race committee reserves the right to perform engine compression tests/ port inspection on stock, improved and mountain top three sleds in all classes.

Groomer’s Report

Groomer’s Report
Wednesday February 14th, 2018

Weather: -5C, gusty winds, snowing heavily – 10cm new snow overnight, 25cm new snow in the last 48 hours.
Surface: powder, packed powder

Morrissey Staging Area to Wrangler’s Cabin. McEvoy / Coal Summit Trail. Doug Dean Trail. Rolling Hills Cabin to Coal Creek Staging Area.

Groomer’s Report

Groomer’s Report
February 12, 2018

Weather: -15C, light winds, 0cm new snow
Surface: Lower elevation granular snow on trail / hardpacked off trail, mid elevations – firm crust but edge-able, upper elevations wind packed powder riding

Special Groom: Morrissey Staging Area to Wranglers Cabin to Notch.