September 2020 Trail Update

September 2020 Trail Update

It was a productive month out on the mountains as the trail crew, builders and volunteers have keep up with maintenance while trail users get in their last few adventures before the end of the summer. A lot of fresh gold (mineral soil) has been transferred to the...
Trail Jargon of the Month: Skinny

Trail Jargon of the Month: Skinny

SKINNY /ski-knee/ noun A term often used to describe roadie tires, but in this case refers to a built cedar feature that comes with the risk of a broken derailleur. . Our local trail network has lots of skinnies and they make riding more fun, interesting and...
Trail Jargon of the Month: “Braiding”

Trail Jargon of the Month: “Braiding”

. BRAID/brād/nounAn alternate line taken by a trail user off of the trail. These can include shortcuts, trail widening, ride arounds, or any alternate line not envisioned or constructed by the trail builder. .BRAIDING/ˈbrādiNG/  verb The act of riding or walking off...
August 2020 Trail Update

August 2020 Trail Update

The Trail Crew have kept their attention on Fromme, keeping up regular maintenance on Expresso, Ladies Only, the Fromme Ascent, Bookwus and Bobsled, while also building a new bridge on Seventh Secret. Packing mineral soil on Expresso Rock armouring and erosion repair...
Trail Days Restart

Trail Days Restart

We have entered Phase 3 in the BC Provincial Government’s Restart BC Plan so, given this development, we are very excited to announce that we are restarting our trail days again! While we are able to start having groups out, there will be a few changes to how we run...
July 2020 Trail Update

July 2020 Trail Update

The Trail Crew have been focusing on some of the most high usage trails on Fromme, notably Expresso and Lower Digger, -patching up berms, clearing drains and adding fresh rock armouring – and also spending some time on Bookwus, Ladies Only and the Fromme Ascent....