Winter Access to Garibaldi Lake

The Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC (FMCBC) is concerned that the Province of BC will not plow the access road and parking area for the Rubble Creek trailhead to allow winter access to Garibaldi Lake. Backcountry users only have a few places to park along the Sea-to-Sky corridor in the winter.  Garibaldi Lake and surrounding terrain is a world-class winter recreation destination that deserves to be open [...]

Five things you need to know about day-use passes at BC provincial parks

Summer is finally here, and we know you’re itching to get out on the trails (but maybe not to see the recent influx of mosquitoes). You gather your friends and plan a trip to some of your favourite hiking or climbing spots, but soon realize you need a day-use pass – upon arrival to the park (how inconvenient!), or through talking to your friend who watched the news. [...]

FMCBC submits budget recommendations for BC Parks and Recreation Sites and Trails BC

The FMCBC requested increased funding and staff for BC Parks and Recreation Sites and Trails BC (RSTBC) via a budget submission report to the Province of BC in June. The BC Government, through the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services, sought views of British Columbians on their priorities for the next provincial 2021-2022 budget. View the full report here to learn more. Thank you to [...]

Singing Pass Trail Access 2019

Update: November 2019 We are continuing to work on improved parking and access to Singing Pass. We have proposed a new route from Lot 8 on the north side of Fitzsimmons Creek and have tentative approval from Whistler-Blackcomb, Innergex, the Resort Municipality of Whistler and the Sliding Centre. At a meeting with BC Parks and Recreation Sites and Trails in late October, we received more tentative approval to [...]

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