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.
Trail markers make the backcountry a safer and more enjoyable place to visit, and they’re always popular with our members. And this year, instead of ordering pre-made markers, we partnered with a high school in Victoria to make them for us. Students in the metalworking program at Victoria High School worked hard to create about […]
Our membership has grown once again, and we couldn’t be happier to welcome the Central Okanagan Climbing Association (COCA) to our ranks. COCA was first conceptualized in the fall of 2016. COCA’s founder, Cailan Libby, wanted to create a corporate body that would represent the local climbing population, and that would preserve and ensure […]
Metro Vancouver recently announced a new 75-hectare (185-acre) regional park on the slopes of Grouse Mountain. As of May 1st, the park will include the popular Grouse Grind, BC Mountaineering Club (BCMC) trail and a portion of the Baden-Powell trails within its boundary. Like all big announcements, this one raised a few questions. Most often, […]