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 [...]
This is the third year that BC Parks has introduced a day-use pass for access to a limited number of very popular hiking and day-use areas. This year the three parks affected are: Garibaldi: Cheakamus Lake, Elfin Lakes and Rubble Creek parking areas Golden Ears: Most parking lots Joffre Lakes: Day-use passes for hikers We are blessed with having so many special places in BC and these are [...]
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 [...]
FMCBC Director, Jay MacArthur, contributes to this Vancouver Sun article 'The whole landscape has changed' — Parks, trails and rec sites severely damaged by B.C. storms.
A recent heavy rain event on the North Shore resulted in a section of the BCMC trail being washed away. The trail is located beside the Grouse Grind in Grouse Mountain Regional Park. Jay MacArthur, the FMCBC Trails Committee Chair has discussed the issue with a Metro Vancouver park manager. Metro Vancouver are currently having a geotechnical assessment done of the creek to determine the best future [...]