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Career Opportunity – Executive Director

Over the past two years, it has been an absolute pleasure working with the mountain bike community in my role as the Executive Director of the NSMBA. During this time we have seen incredible growth in our membership, community of riders and increase in...

Meet the Builders – Pat

For all of the hero dirt we enjoyed in January, in February the forest turned white under a blanket of snow and the frozen ground made trail work more challenging. Pat, NSMBA Trail Crew Lead, hasn't let that deter him from transforming Empress Bypass at the base of...

Trail Academy & Shore Corp: 2018 Year in Review

As we head into 2019 with a full schedule of Trail Academies and Shore Corps dates set for the Spring, here's a quick look at what we accomplished in 2018: a 40% increase in Race Face Shore Corps graduates, the addition of a new Academy course on Trail Design &...

Meet the Builders: Trevor

Winter, with its heavy rains, is often hard on the trails. We're lucky to be able to ride year round, and recently have had amazing conditions to get out and play. Ensuring each of these trails withstand the forces of Mother Nature and the impact of wheels, shoes, and...

2018 Community Accomplishments

2018 was another amazing year for the trails, thanks to the incredible support from you, the community! Take a look below at some of the major accomplishments we were able to achieve this year! We're excited to continue the momentum and make 2019 another fantastic...

Trail Update – January 2019

For the last month, the trail crew focused a lot of their time working on the aMTB loop and are excited to announce that the brand new Hiking trail (name TBA) is now officially open to the community, with work on Old Buck, Bridle Path and Empress Bypass proceeding on...

Bridle Path, not Bridal Path

By Cooper Quinn, President of the NSMBA So why Bridle, and not Bridal? And what does it have to do with Bottletop? For those that have never thought about the homophone that starts off Seymour’s biggest arterial connector trail, there’s clues nailed to trees all along...

December Trail Update

It was another busy month as builders and volunteers prepared for the eventual snowmageddon! They've have been building bridges, clearing drains and adding gold to trails throughout Seymour and Fromme. The Builders also finished up their annual assessment process on...

Meet the Builders: Sarah and Sean

The NSMBA has 28 trail builders that care for the networks on Fromme and Seymour. In 2018 they led over 130 trail days as well as volunteering many hours clearing drains, rebuilding woodwork, patching up holes, and all of the other tasks needed to keep the trails in...

November Trail Update

We couldn't have asked for a more successful October! With just over 1000 volunteer hours going directly to the trails we have just passed 10,000 volunteer hours for 2018! Thank you to everyone who...

Metro Vancouver Update – November 2018

  Metro Vancouver has requested we share the following information to the community.   Unsanctioned Trails "LSCR staff have found through foot patrols and comments from concerned recreational users in the LSCR, a network of  unauthorized trails on the East...

Meet the Trail Builders: Dave

The NSMBA has a great team of builders outside of the trail crew and we'd like to introduce you to a few others who enjoy getting dirty to look after our network of trails. This month meet Dave, a North Shore local who you'll often find out clearing drains or deadfall...