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.
For years, the FMCBC, along with countless other outdoor recreation and conservation organizations from across BC, have been urging the provincial government to increase funding to BC Parks. There is no debate: Increased visitation to our provincial parks is a good thing, benefiting our: Economy Citizens – health, well-being & resilience Environment Species at risk […]
The following resolutions were considered at the 2019 UBCM Convention, and are of particular interest to FMCBC members: B45 Funding for BC Parks Management (Pemberton) Whereas the negative impacts to lower mainland Provincial parks and Crown Land recreation areas continue to occur due to increasing tourism and limited funding; Therefore, be it resolved that […]
From the Trails Society of BC – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 9, 2019 PUBLIC OWNED RECREATIONAL TRAIL AT RISK Columbia and Western Rail Trail is part of The Great Trail of Canada (formally known as the Trans Canada Trail) Recreation Sites and Trails BC is proposing to cancel the recreation trail designation for […]