September 2021 Trail Update

Lots happening on the North Shore trails these past couple weeks! Checkout the September Trail Update below 🙂   Expresso Photos by Sarah McLeod Filling in the berm to bring it back to its original shape on Expresso – Before Filling in the berm to bring it...
Jargon of the Month – Digger Dance

Jargon of the Month – Digger Dance

A renowned trail building technique founded by the one and only Todd “Digger” Fiander. The digger dance is used by builders, trail crew members and volunteers alike when packing down dirt out on the trails. This technique has circulated throughout the...
Trail Jargon of the Month – YYEEEEWWWW

Trail Jargon of the Month – YYEEEEWWWW

YYEEEEWWWW!  Used before or after a stunt to alert others, relieve pressure, generate more force, and express excitement. It is a sound coming from someone that is in a state of high adrenaline, which is expected during MTB stunts. There are many functions of...
Fire Safety and the Trails

Fire Safety and the Trails

Fire risk is at an all time high throughout many parts of BC and it is our job to keep our community and forest’s safe. The NSMBA is now following fire safety protocols in response to our current fire danger rating. The Trail Crew and builders are refraining...
July 2021 Trail Update

July 2021 Trail Update

Check out a snapshot of the some of the work that’s gone on this past month! Pingu Before Pingu After – new rock armouring and fresh dirt Adding fresh gold/dirt to Dale’s (photo by Penny Deck)) Pathing up the Lower Digger exit with fresh dirt (photo...