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With a heavy heart we say goodbye to Jay MacArthur, FMCBC Director and stalwart friend to the great outdoors

October 18th, 2022|Categories: Blog, FMCBC News, Trails and Access|Tags: , , |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 and Mt Robson provincial parks, all located [...]

September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Blog, Recreation and Conservation, Trails and Access|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 and surrounding peaks in the Chipmunk Creek [...]

Aggressive Grizzly Bear near Whistler

There is a report from Sheila Klassen of a Grizzly being aggressive with food caches at Berg Lake (Tricouni trail from Chance Creek) south of Whistler: “On September 4th early morning…. I woke up to huffing outside my tent. [A] Grizzly Bear who really is not deterred by much. [The bear] Certainly, has his own agenda and does not run away from constant yelling or blowing of a whistle. [The bear also] Had an [...]

September 7th, 2022|Categories: Blog, FMCBC News, Recreation and Conservation|Tags: , |0 Comments

Singing Pass Trail – Alternate Access Route – Summer 2022 Update

We are getting close to an agreement on the proposed route from Lot 8 on the Blackcomb side of Fitzsimmons Creek and hope we can build the bridge and trail next year in 2023.  Whistler-Blackcomb (Vail Resorts) and Recreation Sites and Trails have a tentative agreement for the trail to be built.  We are just waiting for a final email about that. This year we have made some progress: met with Whistler-Blackcomb to describe [...]

August 28th, 2022|Categories: Blog, FMCBC News, Recreation and Conservation, Trails and Access|0 Comments

Landscape Unit Planning for Chilliwack Natural Resources District

The FMCBC was recently contacted by a consultant working for the TS'ELXWÉYEQW FORESTRY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP as part of the Landscape Unit Planning process for the Chilliwack Natural Resource District in the Fraser Timber Supply Area (TSA).  He is updating his records for trails and recreation resources that are important to our members.  In addition to the this tenure there are other tenures in the Chilliwack and Fraser river drainages close to Chilliwack, BC that will be [...]

July 21st, 2022|Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Recreation and Conservation, Trails and Access|0 Comments
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