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.
I’m pleased to announce that, in a late afternoon phone call yesterday, I was advised by senior Ministry of Environment staff that Minster Heyman had in fact decided on the future of Tetrahedron Provincial Park. To quote the press release, “…the minister… evaluated the Chapman Lake expansion project and after careful consideration, is not prepared […]
The FMCBC has been attempting for some months to broker a meeting with Minister Heyman and staff with several allied groups. The Minister advised us last week he is declining to meet. While we are unsure why, we understand ministry staff are hoping the FMCBC and our affiliated organisations will assist them by requesting the […]
The Province is working with the Powder Mountain Snowmobile Club, ACC Whistler, Canadian Wilderness Adventures, and the FMCBC to improve compliance with the 21 Mile Creek Non–Motorized Area. A number of additional measures have been put into place this year to reduce non-compliance. The Powder Mountain Snowmobile Club is publicly supporting the non-motorized designation and […]