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Fernie, British Columbia
Fernie, a town in the lush Elk Valley amid the towering Rocky Mountains, is an all-season, outdoor adventure tourist destination.
In summer, mountain bikers grind along some of Canada�s best trails, including the expert-rated Ich Bin Sofa Trail. Hikers follow winding trails through 900-year-old cedar trees in the Cedar Valley Growth Reserve. Tere is also golfing, rafting, and kayaking in the area.
In winter, Fernie offers some of North America�s best downhill skiing and snowboarding.
Fernie is remarkable for its 19th century brick and stone buildings, which were constructed after wood buildings were banned following a catastrophic fire.
SOURCE: Tourism BC/David Gluns, courtesy of Canadian Tourism Commission.
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