Whistler has a renaissance, is Mount Washington having a resurrection?

Whistler has a renaissance, is Mount Washington having a resurrection?

Hot on the heels of a massive announcement at Whistler Blackcomb this week, Mount Washington prepared for their final weekend of winter operations. Hidden in the weekly video were subliminal messages which should pique the interest of Island mountain bikers.

Are you part of the Cumberland Forest?

Are you part of the Cumberland Forest?

Have you become a supporting member?   For more information please check out www.cumberlandforest.com  

Cumberland Trails Agreement Finalized

Cumberland Trails Agreement Finalized

January 5, 2016 Cumberland, BC – The United Riders of Cumberland (UROC), Village of Cumberland, TimberWest Forest Corp., and Hancock Forest Management are excited to announce that a land access agreement has been reached to formally allow non-motorized recreation on private managed forest lands adjacent to the Village of Cumberland. This progressive and multi-faceted agreement […]

Cumberland Land Use Agreement Signed!

Cumberland Land Use Agreement Signed!

A process which began almost 8 years ago has succeeded in the first comprehensive land use agreement on Vancouver Island. Historically eastern Vancouver Island was granted to Robert Dunsmuir for the creation of the E&N Railway. Many hands later private forest land dominates the hills behind many island communities. The United Riders of Cumberland with […]

Trails have reopened – fire risk remains

Trails have reopened – fire risk remains

Trails are open! Please read the attached notification regarding the re-opening of the trail network and active hauling operations. Drought codes remain high and fire risk remains elevated, please be diligent and respect current conditions. PLEASE SHARE THE TRAIL LOVE!! Happy Trails!  

Cumberland hosting two Island Cup MTB races in April

Cumberland hosting two Island Cup MTB races in April

Some of Vancouver Island’s best mountain bikers will descend on the Comox Valley this month as Cumberland hosts two Island Cup races that also promise to attract a strong contingent of local riders. Elite cross-country riders, as well as amateurs, kids and weekend warriors, will test their mettle on Sunday, April 12 at the Cumberland […]

Cumberland trail closures

Cumberland trail closures

From Timberwest and the Village of Cumberland came the following notice. Important Trail Notice! Due to slope stability and public safety concerns Bear Buns trail in the Cumberland network are CLOSED until further notice. Please obey all posted signage and respect closures. The Village and United Riders of Cumberland are working with the private landowner and will […]

Seven – The BC Bike Race Movie

Seven: The BC Bike Race Movie from BC Bike Race on Vimeo. SEVEN a documentary by Aaron Larocque about the BC Bike Race has been released to the public. The movie is now available on Pinkbike after a successful screening at the Rickshaw Theatre in Vancouver with over 400 attendees. The release of SEVEN just […]

Cumberland host to the BC Bike Race – June 30th

Cumberland host to the BC Bike Race – June 30th

Monday June 30th, over 500 racers from 28 countries will roll down Dunsmuir Ave, working up through almost 50km’s of the Cumberland Trail network. Race start is 8:30am Shuttles to the cheer zone at the start of Teapot at 9/10/11am Kids race Registration 10am, race at 11am Village Park   BC Bike Race – The […]

Spine trail gathering happening in Comox Valley

Spine trail gathering happening in Comox Valley

The Comox Valley will host the inaugural conference of the Vancouver Island Spine Trail Association, intended to build momentum towards completing a 700-kilometre tip-to-tip wilderness trail traversing the Island’s ‘spine’ from Victoria to Cape Scott.