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April 2021 Trail Update

April 2021 Trail Update

Take a look a snapshot of some of the work that's been going on this past month! Thank you to the builders, trail crew and volunteers for your tremendous work up on the mountains! [gallery size="medium"...

2021 Job Postings

2021 Job Postings

We are hiring! Click each tab below to view each job posting's details and how to apply.The NSMBA is an equal opportunities employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without...

Fromme Parking Lot – Closed until February 15th

Fromme Parking Lot – Closed until February 15th

There will be no vehicle access to the main Fromme parking lot until February 15th due to Winter Conditions. The park and trails are still open. If there are any updates, we will post them here and through our social media channels. Please email info@nsmba.ca if you...

Greenwood Park Trails

Greenwood Park Trails

We were very excited to collaborate, for the first time, on a trail project with the City of North Vancouver (CNV)! We had the opportunity to help with their work in revitalizing Greenwood Park so the NSMBA trail crew spent some time supporting the creation of some...

Trail Jargon of the Month: Drain the Rain

Trail Jargon of the Month: Drain the Rain

We've been missing our trail days tremendously but if you're feeling like giving some love back to the trails, it's always a good time to #draintherain! If you come across a puddle on the trails, take a moment and clear a drain to help the water flow back into the...

February 2021 Trail Update

February 2021 Trail Update

Snow is great but it's always a bonus to work on the trails while they're not covered in snow! The trail crew has been out keeping the most heavily used trails in top shape while also spending time milling some cedar into useable slats and stringers for wooden feature...

Fromme Parking Lot Closure – February 5th

Fromme Parking Lot Closure – February 5th

There will be no vehicle access to the main Fromme parking lot in the morning of Friday, February 5th. The District of North Vancouver (DNV) will be doing some tree work along the road. If there are any updates, we will post them here and through our social media...

Reporting an Issue on the Trails

Reporting an Issue on the Trails

The Winter brings a lot of rain and wind which means more risk of falling trees, debris and other issue on the trails.   If you ever come across any issue let us know by either:   Submitting a report on the Trailforks Mobile App or desktop site each report...

Gifting a NSMBA Membership

Gifting a NSMBA Membership

Give the gift of awesome trails to your friends and family with a NSMBA membership! Keep in mind that if you buy a membership for someone and use their email, they will automatically receive a welcome email giving them access to their member account and portal. So if...

DNV Seymour Strategic Trails Planning for 2021

DNV Seymour Strategic Trails Planning for 2021

On Monday Dec.14th, the District of North Vancouver (DNV) will be discussing a staff report proposing Seymour Strategic Trails Planning in 2021. . As maintainers of multi-use trails across all land managers on Seymour, the NSMBA supports the need for this process; we...

Trail Jargon of the Month – Dab

Trail Jargon of the Month – Dab

DAB /dab/ verb. . Essentially the Mountain Biker's version of a mulligan. The classic do over! . Perfection is the goal, and when it comes to riding that means keeping your feet on the pedals. Unfortunately, roots and rocks can act as ‘flow’ killers and a dab is when...

How the NSMBA gets permission to work on the trails

How the NSMBA gets permission to work on the trails

Near the end of each year, we go through the process of renewing our work permits with the land managers of Fromme and Seymour in order to continue caring for the trails. But how does this process work? Every trail has at least one builder (typically two) who is...