About the Fernie Mountain Bike Club

The Fernie Mountain Bike Club was established in 1990 as a loose-knit group of riders who met every Wednesday for a ride. Its mandate is as follows:


Fostering a sustainable cycling community.


The Fernie Mountain Bike Clubs mission is to ensure the long term development and maintenance of a valuable community asset to be enjoyed by all styles and levels of riders.

Our Purpose:

  1. To encourage participation in recreational and competitive cycling to people of all ages and abilities.
  2. To promote responsible mountain biking practices.
  3. Collaborate with other user groups.
  4. To organize volunteers to aid in the restoration, development, and maintenance of mountain bike trail systems.
  5. To participate in the planning process for and the management of recreational land as it relates to mountain bike access and use.
  6. To advocate that bike access and trail coordination becomes an integral part of the recreation philosophy and planning in Fernie.
  7. To educate users on :
    1. mountain bike safety,
    2. mountain bike practices that minimize user conflicts, trail damage and ecological impact,
    3. mountain bike trail planning, building and maintenance.


The current directors of the Fernie Mountain Bike Club are:

Michael Bragg

Angela Etheridge

Aaron Glover

Tom Gibson

Lynn Henderson

Julie Kelly

Heather Lavers

Dave McBeath

Troy Nixon

Bernie Pulsifer

Johnny Shaw

Martin Spencer

Chris Stroich

Rick Wiess


You may contact the directors of the Fernie Mountain Bike Club by e-mailing directors@bikefernie.ca