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 [...]

21 Mile Creek motorized use monitoring

The Province is working with the Powder Mountain Snowmobile Club, ACC Whistler, Canadian Wilderness Adventures, and the FMCBC to improve compliance with the 21 Mile Creek Non–Motorized Area. A number of additional measures have been put into place this year to reduce non-compliance. The Powder Mountain Snowmobile Club is publicly supporting the non-motorized designation and is asking that all snowmobilers respect the closure. They have installed additional boundary [...]

2020-05-02T03:06:04+00:00January 21st, 2019|Recreation and Conservation|0 Comments

The FMCBC Welcomes the Squamish Access Society

(Thanks to Toby Foord-Kelcey of the Squamish Access Society for providing 99.9% of the information below.) Please help us welcome the Squamish Access Society (SAS), our first Associate Member! (And what is an Associate Member, you ask? An Associate Membership is open to any non-profit organization which would like to join the FMCBC for reasons of common interest. You can read more about Associate Membership, as well as [...]

2020-05-04T06:06:36+00:00April 24th, 2018|FMCBC News|0 Comments

Smoke Bluffs

April 2018 Update The FMCBC continues to hold these lands in trust for the climbing community. While we expect to have discussions with the District of Squamish in the future regarding transfer of these lands for incorporation into a park, an agreement must be be reached to ensure these lands are protected in perpetuity. The District of Squamish has granted a yearly permissive property tax exemption to the [...]

Sea to Sky Backcountry Access Issues

(Updated: March 2018) The Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC (FMCBC) is very concerned that many areas in the Sea to Sky corridor are difficult for backcountry users to access, and that they have conflicts with snowmobile users in the winter.  Listed below are the priority areas that we want to work with the province to resolve, with more details on specific seasonal access issues after the [...]

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