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Archive for August, 2011

Fernie’s Snake Bite

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Snake Bite is just that, when you least expect it you’re bitten, and the trail has ridden thet way from its creation in the late 90’s. Originally built as a downhill it has become a challenging uphill loop for its sister ride Verboten. Snake Bite connects FAR’s Red Tree traverse with Gorby trail at the bottom of Old Goat.

See here is Snake Bite ridden in its original downhill direction.

Fernie’s Southern Comfort

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Fernie’s Southern Comfort is new this year and it a sweet and smooth high speed roller. The trail head is at the corner of the next switch back on Castle Rocks after South Castle. Southern Comfort reconnects with South Castle and provides a great down alternative to Hyper Extension and South Castle.

Thanks to the great vision and hard work by those who built the trail!

Fernie’s Hyper Extension

Friday, August 26th, 2011

This 20 year old trail has become a popular downhill with the addition of a connecting super-climb called Hyper Ventilation. Here is an excellent video of a decent:

Fernie Skate Park Doubles

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Nice double action in the Fernie Skate Park by Sean and Darcy!