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.
As a friendly Christmas gesture, Chris Ludwig, president of the BC Mountaineering Club (BCMC) and co-founder of Backcountry BC, presented the Fed with a copy of a 1,500+ page Freedom of Information document related to the Tetrahedron Provincial Park public process—such as it was. Fed members will recall that this has been a longstanding issue […]
As members of the Federation are aware, as an aspect of our role in advocating for backcountry access, we have been quietly working on improving the non-motorized public’s rights to traverse private lands to access public lands and resources. On December 7th, 2018, the BC Supreme Court sided with the rights of the public to […]
From our Executive Director, Barry Janyk (November 27, 2018): Tetrahedron Provincial Park’s future remains a serious question. It was hoped that the Local Government elections would change the Sunshine Coast Regional District’s political direction on degrading the provincial park. However, following the October 20th election, voting at the SCRD Board is once again obscure. A […]