Call for Section 58 Closure

Posted Posted in Advocacy, Callaghan, Rec&Con

The FMCBC has written a letter to Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations asking to formally prohibit snowmobiling in Twentyone Mile Creek.  Presently this area is designated as a non-motorized zone in the Sea to Sky LRMP, but that is only a planning document.  The minister must issue an order under […]

Backcountry User Fees reduced at Whistler Olympic Park

Posted Posted in Advocacy, Callaghan, Rec&Con

Whistler Olympic Park is reducing user fees for backcountry users for the 2012-2013 ski season.  The new fee will be $10 per vehicle.  Backcountry skiers and snowshoers can access the Sproatt, Gin, Hanging Lake, Rainbow Beverley and Puma areas, using the groomed trails to reach the backcountry trailheads. At Callaghan Country, the reduced price ticket […]

21 Mile Creek User Survey

Posted Posted in Callaghan

The 21 Mile Creek drainage is a non-motorized zone and snowmobiling is prohibited. The Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC is conducting a user survey to measure the frequency of illegal snowmobile use in 21 Mile Creek.  The results from the survey will guide compliance and enforcement actions by government conservation officers. The non-motorized zone […]