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BC Hydro-Road Reactivation Work

Please be aware that BC Hydro will be doing road reactivation work in the Seymour area. The work will be conducted through July and will be taking place in the following areas: -Section of Old Buck trail (from Mt Seymour Rd down to the Powerline Access Trail) and...

The NSMBA 10for20 Raffle is over!

After 6 weeks, the NSMBA 10 for 20 Bike Raffle is over! Congratulations to Scott Baker, (ticket # 03438) who won the draw and is now the proud owner of the Knolly Warden Carbon! The Winner was drawn via RNG using Darelle systems on Saturday June 24th at 9pm at the...

Trail(DAY)s for All!

The first weekend in June kicked off a busy month of Trail Days with a Community Trail Day on Floppy Bunny sponsored by Sombrio and a Youth+Family Trail Day on Empress Bypass sponsored by Filzer Tools. These two days (both open to the public) contributed almost 250...

Corkscrew Update

The life of wood features is not infinite and the time has run out for the top ladder bridge on Corkscrew. Both the stringers and supports show significant signs of rot: the wood is easily pierced by a knife and fungus is growing along the surface. The slats also show...

10for20 Raffle Prize Draw & Party

The NSMBA invites you to join us on Saturday June 24th to celebrate 20 years of trails and announce the 10 for 20 Raffle Prize Winner*. When: Saturday June 24th from 7pm - late Where: Narrow's Public House - 1970 Spicer Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7H 1A2 Raffle ticket...

2017 Hiring Update: June 2017

It's been a busy year for new hires!  We have two more to add to the growing list.  Please join us in welcoming Daniel Shaw as our Trail Crew Builder and Alanna Jones as our Summer Student Trail Maintenance Labourer.   Daniel knows trails!  He has competed in the UCI...

Volunteer with the BC Bike Race

The BC Bike Race is back and from July 5th-13th, over 600 racers from 30 different countries will be competing in one of the World's largest mountain bike stage races. Get involved and volunteer with this awesome event in a wide variety of volunteer positions in North...

Lynn Valley Days Parade

For the third year now, the North Shore Mountain Bike Association will be hosting a booth at Lynn Valley Days as well as participating in their parade. That's right, participating in the parade, that means we need you, to come along and have fun and be a part of the...

Trail Academy Q&A

Today we're starting a regular spot to answer some common questions that come up about trail care and construction. Q:  Can I clear deadfall from the trail? Can I cut out fallen trees? A:  Help clearing trails is always welcome but always do so in a safe and...

Filzer Youth & Family Trail Day

Our Annual Youth & Family Trail days are back! Sunday June 4th please bring the family out for a morning on Empress Bypass. We will meet at Old Buck Parking Lot at 9am to sign waivers and have a safety talk. After the digging is done our TAP Sponsor on Empress Bypass...

Cypress Update from Alan

Our friend Alan Bardsley keeps the North Shore Community updated on the status of development and trail on Cypress. Here is an update from him! Public consultation on West Vancouver's Trail Plan is underway in May. Interested riders are encouraged to attend the...

May 2017 Trail Update

Here’s a snapshot of the extensive work being done by volunteers and the NSMBA Trail Crew on Fromme this past month... Digger has been meticulously maintaining Ladies Only and Lower Ladies, with new step-downs installed to smooth out eroded sections, as well as plenty...

Sombrio Community Trail Day

Join us Saturday June 3rd at 9am on Fromme for a fun day out on the trails. We will be working with TAP Sponsor Sombrio on Floppy Bunny. All are welcome! All experiences! Everyones hands are helpful! Register to attend here...

Spring 2017 Update

After a long winter the Trail Crew has been excited to get back down to business! The Trail Crew has had a busy month clearing blowdown and re establishing drainage on many trails throughout the trail network. A couple key projects include: Natural High received a new...

Trail Crew & Summer Student Positions

We're hiring!  For the past two years, the NSMBA has received provincial government funding from Service Canada to employ a post-secondary student for 8-16 weeks over the course of the summer season.  We were lucky enough to find Lea Zhecheva in 2015 and 2016, who...