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.
The following questions and answers were provided by FrontCounter BC to help us better understand the Crown land application referral process. Question #1: what is FrontCounter BC, who it is responsible and for what? FrontCounter BC provides a single point of contact service to assist you with licences, permits, registrations and other authorizations required […]
FMCBC Executive Director Barry Janyk was invited to attend the Trails BC Greenway Trails Strategy meeting, which took place in Penticton on May 5th, 2019. Janyk’s presentation, given to the 30-ish attendees that were at the Okanagan Similkameen RD offices for the meeting, is below! So I went into my FMCBC electronic file folder that […]
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 […]