FMCBC Launches BC Trail Tracker

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 [...]

2022-06-30T07:07:33-07:00June 22nd, 2022|Blog, FMCBC News, Trails and Access|0 Comments

FMCBC Trails Database

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 [...]

2022-06-08T19:00:48-07:00February 11th, 2022|Blog, FMCBC News, Trails and Access|1 Comment

Interview with Dave King, Caledonia Rambers, on ‘Crazy Damn Canadians’ podcast

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.  

2021-12-13T10:59:25-08:00December 13th, 2021|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Lower BCMC Trail washed away

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 [...]

2021-11-06T12:32:33-07:00November 6th, 2021|Blog, Trails and Access|1 Comment

BC Parks Releases Day-Use Pass Plan for 2021

BC Parks released plans for day-use passes in some parks again this year. Our first impression is that they listened to us in part since they removed the pilot project from Cypress and Seymour parks. However, by reinstating the pilot project they have not explained why the program is actually required. Our best guess is that the park employees don't want to deal with the parking chaos [...]

2021-07-09T13:05:09-07:00June 17th, 2021|Advocacy, Blog, Recreation and Conservation|0 Comments
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