Comox Valley students learning to get to school actively

Comox Valley students learning to get to school actively

The Comox Valley Board of Education highly praised this year’s pilot project designed to increase active travel to school.

The Active Travel program has been implemented at three Comox Valley elementary schools, École Puntledge Park, École Robb Road and Huband Park. Program co-ordinator Angela Holmes updated the board on the project’s progress last week, noting in May these schools can expect to receive student travel plans and best routes to school maps.

Shoot-Out to protect forest

Shoot-Out to protect forest

The Cumberland forest is filled with recreation trails for running and biking, amazing trees and streams, heritage landmarks and lots of critters.
Which makes it an ideal location for the photo enthusiast to find inspiration.

Cumberland Trail Forum – March 5th

Cumberland Trail Forum – March 5th

The United Riders of Cumberland, with support of the Village of Cumberland, has been working with local landowners over the past several months on formal non-motorized trail access agreements to ensure sustainable and long term access to our trails is secured. While UROC has not yet entered into any formal agreements, we have organized a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cumberland & Community Stakeholders to Decommission Trail

Cumberland & Community Stakeholders to Decommission Trail

The Village of Cumberland along with a trail specialist from the International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA), local park stakeholders, the United Riders of Cumberland and the Cumberland Community Forest Society will be decommissioning the lower section of the Shock Therapy trail in the Cumberland Community Forest later this month. Shock Therapy, located in the western […]

The Escape travels to Vancouver Island

The Escape travels to Vancouver Island

Let’s get one thing straight, this film is not really about us or our journey. It’s about the people and places that your mountain bike can show you. Mountain biking is brilliant in its scope and variety; there is no right or wrong way to enjoy it. However, mountain biking, to us, is about adventure […]

Mountain Bike Tourism Symposium

Mountain Bike Tourism Symposium

May 26-28, Sooke BC The Western Canada Mountain Bike Tourism Association (MBTA) in partnership with Recreation Sites and Trails BC, Tourism British Columbia, International Mountain Bicycling Association Canada, Royal Roads University, and District of Sooke is proud to present the BC Mountain Bike Tourism Symposium at the Best Western Premier – Prestige Oceanfront Resort in […]

NSMB.com comes to Cumberland

NSMB.com comes to Cumberland

The crew from NSMB.com came searching for ribbons of gold through the mossy rocks of the Comox Valley. It looks like they found what they were looking for… River Rats, Thirsty Beavers, and Riding Fools Photo : Dave Silver Photo

Ladies Night at Mountain City Cycles Nov 29th

Ladies Night at Mountain City Cycles Nov 29th

Come join Mountain City Cycle from 7-9pm on Thursday November 29th for refreshments and good company. Meet other bike-minded women and learn some bike maintenance tips. Check out the new women’s clothing designs with awesome discounts. See the new 2013 bikes from Giant, Devinci, Brodie and Cove.