Cumberland Trail Day April 7th

Cumberland Trail Day April 7th

Join UROC, Comox Bike Co and Gravity MTB at the first trail day of the year.

Road building and Blasting activities on Forbidden Trails

Road building and Blasting activities on Forbidden Trails

Timberwest contractors are working on road building activities currently till December 22nd. Please avoid all Forbidden Trails 7 days a week. Basically, all the forests between the more recent cut blocks are now on the cutting block. This includes portions or all of; Iron Horse Rudy’s Goats Head Rat’s Tails Dustwitch Lumpy’s Saporro Steeps Monkey’s […]

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 […]

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. […]

$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. […]

Project Perseverance for the Cumberland Community Forest

Project Perseverance for the Cumberland Community Forest

Project Perseverance is underway! For the next 2 weeks (right up until Saturday October 29th) the Cumberland Forest community is going flat out to meet some ambitious fundraising targets – and every penny is matched by a generous secret agent! There are so many ways to support the incredible effort underway. 1. Buy a Perseverance Raffle […]

United Riders of Cumberland is hiring!

United Riders of Cumberland is hiring!

The United Riders of Cumberland (UROC) is hiring for its first ever paid position. Our organization and its responsibilities have been growing and the demands on the volunteer board are becoming too great to fully capitalize on our opportunities, such as implementing our new Land Access Agreement, trail enhancement projects, signage projects and maintenance of […]

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 […]