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.
In early November, BC Parks overhauled its online campsite reservation system with the intention of boosting accessibility and cracking down on scams. And then, less a month later, they unveiled the BC Parks’ Future Strategy, a series of measures aimed at improving the overall conservation, recreation, and sustainability within the BC Parks system. While the […]
Our membership keeps on growing this fall, and we couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Mountain Mentors to our ranks! Brett Trainor and Thea Zerbe are the women behind this awesome nonprofit mentorship program, which just launched this October. Here’s a look at how they started, what they do, and where they hope to […]
This month we’re pleased to welcome two new clubs to our ranks: The Hickory Wing Ski Touring Club and the Tetrahedron Outdoor Club. We’ll be talking more about Tetrahedron in a future post, so for now let’s take a little trip to Prince George, a special kind of haven for cross-country skiers. Prince George is […]