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) […]

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!  

Temporary trail closure on Forbidden Trails

Temporary trail closure on Forbidden Trails

All trails on Woodlot W0082 will be closed until further notice due to nearby falling. Puntledge Plunge Gecko White Rabbit Rabbit Hole Peckerhead Please respect signage and signs of active falling (chainsaws, machines) for your safety and the continued access to these trails. We have had reports of people riding through the logging operations. Please […]

Call for submissions – Cumberland Mountain Film Festival

Call for submissions – Cumberland Mountain Film Festival

The Cumberland Mountain Film Festival showcases outdoor sports and adventure on Vancouver Island (such as climbing, mountaineering, kayaking, and mountain biking). Films should be between 3 and 5 minutes in length and submitted in HD 720p format (if possible) to cumberlandmountainfilmfest@gmail.com via Dropbox or a similar file sharing program. Call for Film Submissions is now […]

Mount Washington passholders ski/board for free at Whistler Blackcomb this January

Mount Washington passholders ski/board for free at Whistler Blackcomb this January

To all Mount Washington Season Passholders, Believe us when we say we understand how frustrating the start of this season has been. We appreciate your business, your patience and your loyalty to Mount Washington Alpine Resort. We are happy to provide you with this opportunity to get on some snow before it arrives in earnest […]

BC Bike Race Wrap Up Video

BC Bike Race Wrap Up Video

BC Bike Race – Another resounding success for year seven. Participants from 26 countries all over the globe whooped and hollered through the sunshine and singletrack of this year’s BC Bike Race. Smiles were the mainstay of the week. While the hot sun attempted to wear down the riders, nothing could stop the high flow […]

The Escape – a coastal road trip

The Escape – a coastal road trip

Each town in British Columbia seems to offer better singletrack than the last one visited. To prove what’s out there Dave Roth and Seb Kemp cycled, on mountain bikes, from Whistler around the Strait of Georgia, stopping in Squamish, the Sunshine Coast, Powell River, Cumberland, Hornby Island, Parksville, Duncan and Saturna Island. This trip is […]

Local Comox Valley Trails Alliance taking first steps

Local Comox Valley Trails Alliance taking first steps

Love the trails and want to give back? Now is your chance to contribute by joining the Comox Valley Trails Alliance. The Comox Valley Trails Alliance is a new group being formed in the Comox Valley. The group held a series of informal meetings over the last few weeks. The meetings were an opportunity to […]

Bearclaw Invitational is confirmed for 2013

Bearclaw Invitational is confirmed for 2013

Good news for concerned mountain bikers and free ride fans on Vancouver Island, this morning Darren Berrecloth confirmed on Twitter that the 2013 edition of his home grown competition would be going ahead as planned on August 22nd to 24th. #Bearclawinvitational at mt washington is still happening on aug 22nd-24th. Just thought id throw that […]