Cumberland Trails Survey

Cumberland Trails Survey

The Village of Cumberland and the United Riders of Cumberland (UROC) mountain biking association, in cooperation with the Department of Recreation & Tourism at Vancouver Island University, is conducting a survey to describe the characteristics of trails users (both local and tourists) and their opinions on trail management in Cumberland. The results will be used […]

Mount Washington Bike Park June Update

Mount Washington Bike Park June Update

Great news coming from the hill! It’s great to see some of our local builders working to bring some new trails and flow. By mid-July we expect to have 4-6 trails open with something for every riding level and type. We will have flowy, technical and cross-country. Crews will be working all-season long to expand. […]

Island legend passes away

Island legend passes away

Maybe it’s something in the water, the trees or the sea air, but Vancouver Island has brought forth a long list of cycling talents. Most of us will agree, a giant has fallen with the loss of Stevie Smith, but his legend will live on with mountain bikers across this island and around the world.

Forbidden Plateau Logging Starts March 24th

Forbidden Plateau Logging Starts March 24th

UROC has been asked to communicate the following harvesting information from TimberWest. Although this area falls outside of the URoC – TW land use agreement area we will work with TW to minimize impact to trails where operationally possible and remove debris for trail reconstruction. “We are planning to start road construction tomorrow (March 24th) […]

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  

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!  

Trail Maintenance – Cumberland March 29th

Trail Maintenance – Cumberland March 29th

Come join UROC and Trail Bicycles in Cumberland to give back to the trails. We will have the UROC tent set up and the BBQ going with smokies and fixings. So come on out and move some dirt, eat some food and win some draw prizes sponsored by Trail Bicycles. Make sure you bring lots […]

Forbidden Plateau Harvesting trail temporary closures

Forbidden Plateau Harvesting trail temporary closures

Logging operations in the woodlot on Forbidden will be starting June 30th for approx 1 month. Please respect trail closures during this time.