You’re invited: Provincial Trails Strategy Webinar

Member clubs! Sign up for a short webinar about the Provincial Trail Strategy Review happening on Wednesday, June 24, starting at 4:00pm. Get an update on the ongoing review of the Provincial Trails Strategy – what’s been heard and next steps. Register now. Guest speakers include: • Tennessee Trent from Recreation Sites and Trails BC (the Co-Chair of the Provincial Trails Advisory Body) • Kathleen Van Ekris from [...]

2020-06-19T03:23:17+00:00June 19th, 2020|FMCBC News, Trails and Access|0 Comments

Resources for backcountry recreation groups during COVID-19

Are you an outdoor recreation or backcountry group that’s seeking resources to transition during different reopening phases of COVID-19? The Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC has put together some tips, guides, and protocols that include best practices from outdoor member clubs and have been collaboratively built based on recommendations from health professionals and outdoor recreation organizations: Recommended actions to stay safe while restarting group hikes, backcountry [...]

2020-05-17T20:47:04+00:00May 17th, 2020|FMCBC News, Trails and Access|0 Comments

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 [...]

Public Owned Recreational Trail at Risk

From the Trails Society of BC - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 9, 2019   PUBLIC OWNED RECREATIONAL TRAIL AT RISK Columbia and Western Rail Trail is part of The Great Trail of Canada (formally known as the Trans Canada Trail) Recreation Sites and Trails BC is proposing to cancel the recreation trail designation for a 67km section of the Columbia and Western Rail Trail and turn it [...]

2020-05-02T02:57:37+00:00August 12th, 2019|Advocacy, Trails and Access|0 Comments

FAQ – FrontCounter BC Land Act Tenures

The following questions and answers were provided by FrontCounter BC to help us better understand the Crown land application referral process.    Question #1: what is FrontCounter BC, who it is responsible and for what? FrontCounter BC provides a single point of contact service to assist you with licences, permits, registrations and other authorizations required to utilize the Province's natural resources on Crown land. FrontCounter BC's knowledgeable, friendly [...]

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