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 [...]
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 [...]
Breaking news from Prince George…long-time Caledonia Ramblers leader, trail builder extraordinaire, and FMCBC rep (and champion), Dave King was interviewed on the ‘Crazy Damn Canadians’ podcast series. It is available via most podcast services and on YouTube at: https://bit.ly/DaveKingPodcast Here's Dave holding the two-volume trail guide that has been a mainstay of the Caledonia Ramblers for the past half century.
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 [...]