About the Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC
Through leadership, advocacy and education, the FMCBC works to protect and maintain access to backcountry areas for quality, non-motorized recreation in BC. Our membership is comprised of a diverse group of non-motorized backcountry recreationists including hikers, rock climbers, mountaineers, trail runners, kayakers, mountain bikers, backcountry skiers and snowshoers. As an organization, we believe the enjoyment of these pursuits in an unspoiled environment is a vital component to the quality of life for British Columbians.
We’d like to officially welcome our newest member club, the Skeena Climbing Society! This brand new organization is based out of Terrace, BC and was officially incorporated on July 9th, 2017. We couldn’t be happier to have them aboard. Here’s a little bit of info to help you get to know them: In early 2017, […]
Thanks to Alex Wallace, SWBC Trails Committee co-chair, for putting this report together. Howe Sound Crest Trail work continues… The trail crew made good progress on the Howe Sound Crest Trail in 2017, but when snow hit early on October 12th—followed by torrential rain—a decision was made to call a halt, so the season of […]
Thanks to Andrew Drouin, President of the South Okanagan Trail Alliance, for the following: There has recently been some great news for outdoor recreationalists accessing popular frontcountry terrain east of Penticton. For many years locals and tourists alike have crossed private property in order to access the northern reaches of the famous Skaha Bluffs […]