Queen of Blowdown meets King of Trail Clearing

Guest post by Mike Nash, Caledonia Ramblers Earlier this year, the mother of all blowdowns happened on the Sugarbowl trail just above the three-kilometre mark. What made this special was that it was a very big tree for its subalpine location, sporting an unusual number of thick branches over its entire length; and it fell directly along a steep section of brushy trail. It was very difficult to [...]

2023-08-15T13:27:10-07:00August 15th, 2023|Trails and Access|0 Comments

Club Member Trail Markers Spring 2023

Specifications Size: 3" by 3" square Orange Diamond Grade Trail Markers - Aluminum - One Hole HIghest level of reflection The current cost for FMCBC members is $2.10 per trail marker plus tax and shipping. There may be FMCBC subsidy available for a portion of trail markers.  Order and questions can be sent to the FMCBC by March 31. Tips Use stainless steel deck screws so they can [...]

2023-03-23T09:45:38-07:00March 23rd, 2023|Trails and Access|0 Comments

BC Parks launches an updated Survey on Day-Passes in September 2022

BC Parks is doing another survey about their day-use pass program.  Please read our concerns before filing out the survey. BC Parks initiated the Day-Use Pass program in 2020 as part of BC Parks’ response to manage risks and physical distancing requirements associated with COVID-19. In 2020, the Day-Use Pass program applied to selected trails in Cypress, Garibaldi, Mt Seymour, Stawamus Chief, Golden Ears, Joffre [...]

Proposed Gondola near Chilliwack will provide improved access to the ridge beside Mount Cheam

Bridal Falls Gondola Corporation, is proposing to build a gondola and an eco-cultural tourism amenity near Bridal Falls, just east of Chilliwack, The proposed gondola will operate under the name Cascade Skyline Gondola and will if approved and constructed, transport visitors to a summit station that will be located near Mt Archibald. From the proposed summit station, visitors will be able to access trails and alpine terrain [...]

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