Summer Comes Early to Mt. Washington

Summer Comes Early to Mt. Washington

MT. WASHINGTON ALPINE RESORT June 29, 2018 – High spring temperatures hit the alpine of Vancouver Island leaving only remnants of the winter season at Mt. Washington. While there are still some areas for snow play, the wildflowers are making their way up to the mountain, and the famous Vancouver Island Marmots are regularly being […]

Stolen Ibis Bicycles

Stolen Ibis Bicycles

Stolen Bikes!! We had our Ibis Demo Trailer broken into over the weekend. Ibis Mojo 3’s in red large and XL, and HD4 in red XL and small silver. maybe other bikes just waiting to hear back. Please call Trail Bicycles if you see any for sale locally.

United Riders of Cumberland renew land agreement

United Riders of Cumberland renew land agreement

As the United Riders of Cumberland roll into their tenth year of existence, they have grown in their function from a riding and racing club to a trail management organization. Recently renewing the 2 year initial land access agreement with the local private forest landowners, it shows their hard work has been viewed positively by […]

Rocky Mountain Race Face Enduro Team

Rocky Mountain Race Face Enduro Team

Photos by Paris Gore Video by Connor Macleod We’re very excited to return to the Enduro World Series in 2018 and announce the formation of our new Canadian partnership with Race Face Performance Products. We’re incredibly proud to form the Rocky Mountain Race Face Enduro Team, and to tackle a full season of racing with […]

Cumberland trails remain open at this time 

Cumberland trails remain open at this time 

Cumberland trails remain open at this timeUROC and the Village are working closely with private forest landowners and will provide updates on Cumberland.ca and UROC’s Facebook page if access restrictions are implemented. Cumberland’s trail network, including all trails on public and privately owned lands, remains open at this time and through the August long weekend. […]

BC High School Mountain Biking Provincials coming to Dodge City

BC High School Mountain Biking Provincials coming to Dodge City

Young mountain bikers from across B.C. will soon have the opportunity to test their mettle on Cumberland’s legendary “all killer and no filler” trail network, as the 2017 B.C. High School Mountain Biking Championships descends on “Dodge City” May 27. “This is always a great event,” says Chris Armstrong, an SD71 teacher and coach of […]

$45,000 Grant Awarded to UROC for Trail Signage

$45,000 Grant Awarded to UROC for Trail Signage

UROC has received a Provincial Rural Dividend Grant for $45,000!!  This money will be used for trail head and directional signage on the Cumberland trail network. Better signage was the most often suggested way to improve the trails in the recent trails survey.  Trailhead signage will show the trail name as well as difficulty rating and […]

Cumberland Jump Park & Skate Park to begin this spring.

Cumberland Jump Park & Skate Park to begin this spring.

The Jump Park design-build contract has been awarded to Squamish-based Dream Wizards Events Ltd. Dream Wizards will be responsible for the final in-field design, shaping and grading of four dirt jump trails (beginner through to expert in difficulty rating), a pump track and a run bike trail. Lead by the renowned BC trail builder Ted Tempany […]

Trail Building & Maintenance Workshop

Trail Building & Maintenance Workshop

UROC would like to invite you to participate in the upcoming Trail Building & Maintenance Workshop, which will be delivered by Mark Wood (of NSMBA and now Trail Holistics). This workshop will provide an opportunity to learn some key fundamental techniques and knowledge about modern trail building and maintenance, and will include both in-class and field components. […]

Mount Washington Extends Winter Season

Mount Washington Extends Winter Season

COMOX VALLEY March 14, 2017 – Mount Washington Alpine Resort leadership announced they are extending the 2016.17 winter season for one additional weekend. The Resort will close for daily operations on Sunday, April 2nd and will reopen for one additional weekend on Saturday, April 8th and Sunday, April 9th. Favourite seasonal events, The Dummy Downhill […]