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 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. […]
The Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC (FMCBC) is very concerned that many areas in the Sea to Sky corridor are difficult for backcountry users to access, and that they have conflicts with snowmobile users in the winter. Listed below are the priority areas that we want to work with the province to resolve, with […]
We’d like to officially welcome our newest member club, the Skeena Climbing Society! This brand new organization is based out of Terrace, BC and was officially incorporated on July 9th, 2017. We couldn’t be happier to have them aboard. Here’s a little bit of info to help you get to know them: In early 2017, […]