Aggressive Grizzly Bear near Whistler

There is a report from Sheila Klassen of a Grizzly being aggressive with food caches at Berg Lake (Tricouni trail from Chance Creek) south of Whistler: “On September 4th early morning…. I woke up to huffing outside my tent. [A] Grizzly Bear who really is not deterred by much. [The bear] Certainly, has his own agenda and does not run away from constant yelling or blowing of [...]

2022-09-11T22:13:48-07:00September 7th, 2022|Blog, FMCBC News, Recreation and Conservation|0 Comments

Singing Pass Trail – Alternate Access Route – Summer 2022 Update

We are getting close to an agreement on the proposed route from Lot 8 on the Blackcomb side of Fitzsimmons Creek and hope we can build the bridge and trail next year in 2023.  Whistler-Blackcomb (Vail Resorts) and Recreation Sites and Trails have a tentative agreement for the trail to be built.  We are just waiting for a final email about that. This year we have made [...]

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2022 FMCBC Member Club Grant recipients

Since 2012, our Member Club Grants have funded member club initiated projects including trail upgrades, bridge installations, hut constructions, tool purchases and community events.  We are proud to announce our 2022/2023 Grant recipients: UBC/VOC Okanagan - $600 for winterizing the equipment shed UBC/VOC Vancouver -$900 towards a canoe to access Roland Burton hut (Garibaldi Lake area) to do maintenance in the summer Chilliwack Outdoor Club - $1000 towards [...]

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|2 Comments
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