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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Mount Washington Bike Park Closes

Mount Washington Bike Park Closes

Rumours have swirled for a year or so. Was the Bike Park at Mount Washington going to keep operating? After a few short snow restricted seasons, management posted up the following message on their website this morning; Mount Washington Alpine Resort will not be operating a mountain bike park for the Summer of 2013. Due to […]

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 […]

Bronco’s Perseverence – Changing gears in Cumberland

Bronco’s Perseverence – Changing gears in Cumberland

Cumberland writers Matt Rader and Grant Shilling have organized a community storytelling event on the history of the Cumberland Hills with a focus on the biking culture that has emerged in the past 20 years.

Trail harvesting on Forbidden Complete

Trail harvesting on Forbidden Complete

Thank you for your patience. Harvesting operations on the woodlot at Forbidden Plateau have now finished and the trails are again open. More work may occur in the fall or winter and updates will be provided before it happens.