Defining The Theme:  Fernie "Mountain Culture"
 
We would like to gather a collection of unique images that truly captures the culture of living amoung our surrounding Fernie mountains. 
 
Here are some definitions and/or key words of inspiration...
 
Fernie Mountains:
  • Adventure, explore, discover
  • Activity, recreate, ski, bike, paddle…
  • The surrounding landscape, trees, rivers, wildlife
  • Environmental Stewardship, conservation
  • Laws of nature, risk, exposure
  • Think of not just winter but the other seasons and activities like mountain biking, hiking, fishing, paddling...etc.
 
Culture: 
  • Show us your rituals, customs, local idols
  • What it's like to raise a family in Fernie, family life, receating and educating our children in the mountains
  • Art, music, dance, food
  • Shelter, community, collectives
  • Lifestyle, beliefs, attitudes
 
 
What is your idea of Fernie "Mountain Culture" and can you capture it in a photograph?  Maybe one of your older photographs comes to mind?
 
  • A few more examples: Ritual Ski Waxing, Fernie Nordic Society, mountain huts, Hot Dog Day, Mogul Smoker, Fernie mountain fashion, fly fishing, elk river stewardship, paddling, mountain biking, trail building, community bonfire...
 
 
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