FMCBC Launches BC Trail Tracker

The Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC (FMCBC) is launching the BC Trail Tracker - a new website tool at its AGM on Saturday June 25, 2022.  The BC Trail Tracker will allow our members and the public to provide input on hiking trails in BC.  The following services will be provided: trail descriptions - our members built many of the hiking trails in BC so we know [...]

2022-06-30T07:07:33-07:00June 22nd, 2022|Blog, FMCBC News, Trails and Access|0 Comments

2021 Member Club Grant Awards

At the FMCBC Board of Director meeting in June 2021, the Board awarded funds for the 2021 Member Club Grant Program. This year, we've faced some challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  These grants would not be possible without the generous donations from individual donors - thank you! Thanks to all member clubs who submitted applications—your projects were extremely worthwhile and we wish we could have supported them [...]

FMCBC Trails Database

What is the Trails Database? We are working to launch a new hiking trail maintenance database linked to the FMCBC website to provide information for our members.   Most of our members hike and use various trail information sources.   Currently there are many information sources about trails including guidebooks, government websites and various trail websites however none of these really provide all the information that our members require.  Two of [...]

2022-06-08T19:00:48-07:00February 11th, 2022|Blog, FMCBC News, Trails and Access|1 Comment

Mount Waddington Park Proposal

The FMCBC Recreation and Conservation Committee is preparing a response to the Lands Branch regarding a proposed heli-ski tenure near Mount Waddington. In the past, the FMCBC has advocated for no helicopter access for day-use commercial or private backcountry recreation. In 2009, the FMCBC successfully negotiated a joint-use agreement with one such commercial heli-sports proponent, which kept Mt Waddington and surrounding terrain “non-motorized with restricted aerial access”. [...]

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