FMCBC Report on Recent Court Decision: No Public Right to Cross Private Land to Access Recreational Assets

In the recent decision, Douglas Lake Cattle Company v Nicola Valley Fish and Game Club (2021 BCCA 99), the BC Court of Appeal determined that the Douglas Lake Ranch could block the public from crossing its property to fish in the Crown owned Minnie and Stoney Lakes. The outcome is very disappointing not only for the Nicola Valley Fish and Game Club, but for all who had hoped [...]

[Update: hired!] Administration & Communications Manager

The Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC (FMCBC) is a province-wide federation of over 50 outdoor clubs with a membership of over 5,500 people. We promote self-propelled activities, such as hiking, mountaineering, trail running, snowshoeing and backcountry skiing through leadership, advocacy, and education. The FMCBC and member clubs engage with outdoor recreation organizations, government agencies, and others to promote, protect and maintain access for quality non-motorized recreation in [...]

2021-04-14T11:47:20-07:00March 15th, 2021|FMCBC News|0 Comments

Smoke Bluffs Update February 2021

Introduction The FMCBC is inviting member clubs and other climbing organizations to provide comments on a proposal from the District of Squamish to incorporate the land owned by the FMCBC into a large, formally dedicated Smoke Bluffs park. The District of Squamish has requested the transfer of the FMCBC land to complete the creation of the climbing park. Background In 1987, with the long-term goal of establishing a [...]

2021-03-10T10:23:54-08:00February 8th, 2021|Blog, FMCBC News|0 Comments

Call for nominations for FMCBC Board of Directors: Help advance non-motorized recreation across BC

Do you or someone you know have skills to help advance non-motorized recreation across BC? Are you passionate about enhancing outdoor recreation at backcountry parks and trails in BC? Submit your nomination. (Check 'join the Board of Directors' in the volunteer form). You can also nominate someone who you believe would be a great fit on the FMCBC Board of Directors by emailing fmcbc@mountainclubs.org. We're seeking Board members [...]

2020-09-04T01:01:22-07:00September 1st, 2020|FMCBC News, Member News|0 Comments
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