2016 Member Club Grants

During the FMCBC’s AGM in Vancouver on May 28th, the Member Club Grant Committee presented awards to this year’s grant recipients. Congratulations to the following FMCBC Member Clubs who will be using these funds to further their trail projects this year: The Vancouver Rock Climbing Group was awarded $800 towards their Climb and Conquer Summer Leadership Camp (read more about it here). The BC Mountaineering Club was awarded [...]

2020-05-02T15:23:53-07:00June 21st, 2016|Member Club Grant, Member Club Grant Awards|0 Comments

Member Club Grant applications due April 30th

The Varsity Outdoor Club stands proudly with their new Harrison Hut outhouse, which was funded by an FMCBC Member Club Grant in the summer of 2014. It's that time of year again—time to get your club together to submit a project to the FMCBC for our 2016 Member Club Grant! Every year at our annual AGM, the FMCBC awards grants to member clubs that have a great [...]

2020-05-02T03:34:54-07:00March 31st, 2016|FMCBC News, Member Club Grant|0 Comments

A new door for VOC’s Phelix Hut

Cougar sightings may be rare in B.C.’s backcountry, but coming across a guy with a fluorescent orange steel door strapped to his back? That’s unheard of—almost. This August, a team of seven volunteers from UBC’s Varsity Outdoor Club carried the door and necessary installation hardware and tools 2-3 hours to Brian Waddington Hut (commonly referred to as Phelix Hut) near Pemberton. The project was funded by an FMCBC [...]

2020-05-02T03:35:32-07:00February 21st, 2016|Member Club Grant|0 Comments

Another year, another several hundred meters added to the Ancient Forest Trail Universal Boardwalk

Work hasn’t stopped for the builders and volunteers of the Ancient Forest Trail Boardwalk, an interpretive trail near Prince George that winds through some of the province’s oldest temperate inland rainforest. Since opening to rave reviews in 2013, the wheelchair-accessible boardwalk has been both extended (by more than a kilometre) and widened (to allow visitors to pass freely and safely while enjoying the forest). The Caledonia Ramblers Hiking [...]

2021-03-07T13:34:47-08:00November 18th, 2015|Member Club Grant|0 Comments

The South Okanagan Trails Alliance powers ahead with trail construction

The South Okanagan Trails Alliance (SOTA) is building and maintaining trails with increased efficiency this fall with the help of some new, powerful equipment. A recipient of an FMCBC Member Club Grant earlier this year, SOTA put the funds towards the purchase of two Milwaukee cordless tool batteries. “The batteries work perfectly,” said Andrew Drouin, founder and director of SOTA. “The mobility that it has provided us in [...]

2020-05-02T03:45:13-07:00October 13th, 2015|Member Club Grant|0 Comments
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