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: It was great I was able to attend a meeting organised by NDP Mid Island-Pacific Rim MLA Scott Fraser to try and find solutions to backcountry access restrictions that have been increasing on Vancouver Island. MLA Fraser addressed the group to help define the issues and seek support for […]
We couldn’t be happier to welcome our newest member club, the Columbia Valley Climbing Association! Hailing from Golden, the CVCA is our 44th member club. A big thanks to Andrea Eitle of the CVCA for filling us in on what the CVCA is all about: The Columbia Valley Climbing Association was formed almost twenty years […]
The Alpine Club of Canada is synonymous with backcountry huts. With 26 far-flung shelters in Western Canada, plus another 6 operated by local sections, the ACC has the largest network of backcountry accommodation in North America. And while these huts provide year-round comfort and convenience, not to mention countless environmental benefits, they don’t maintain themselves. […]