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.
From our Executive Director, Barry Janyk: Over the past three weeks, a number of FMCBC representatives and member clubs have met individually and/or as a group with BC Parks and Cypress Mountain reps, following up on the December 20th meeting and trying to resolve the longstanding backcountry access corridor (BAC) dispute in Cypress Provincial […]
During our 2017 AGM in Penticton on May 27th, we handed out our annual Member Club Grants, which are used to support projects initiated by our member clubs. Congratulations to this year’s recipients: Comox District Mountaineering Club Amount received: $717.18 The project: Annual trail maintenance The details: Working in conjunction with BC Parks, the […]
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 […]