Pedaling for a Purpose: PNOA’s Triumph in the 2023 Great Cycle Challenge

In the heart of the picturesque Pacific Northwest, amidst towering pines and scenic routes, a dedicated group of individuals united under the banner of the Pacific Northwest Outdoor Association (PNOA) embarked on a remarkable journey during the August 2023 Great Cycle Challenge. Their mission: To make a difference in the lives of children battling cancer and contribute to child health research through the SickKids Foundation. With 18 passionate [...]

2023-09-14T12:31:06-07:00September 14th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

Brian Waddington Hut Roof Replacement Update

The UBC Varsity Outdoor Club wishes to thank the FMCBC for its support of the club's Brian Waddington Hut roof renewal project. Work began on July 22nd with a demolition crew hiking into the hut, before helicopter slinging on July 27th removed waste and delivered new materials to the site. Since then, many volunteer crews have spent countless hours working at the hut. None of this would have [...]

2023-08-15T14:29:06-07:00August 15th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

Recent Geographical Name Changes – K’els and Nch’ḵay̓

Some information on a recent geographical name change on the Sunshine Coast; and, the proposed name change for Mount Garibaldi:   Sunshine Coast k'els - formerly Mount Victoria, located at the head of Queens Reach, northeast of Powell River. The name change is effective as of June 21, 2023. The link below provides helpful background information, including an audio recording to assist in pronouncing k'els correctly: Mount Garibaldi, Squamish The [...]

2023-07-12T10:36:45-07:00July 12th, 2023|Blog|1 Comment
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