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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Today marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.  A day that honours the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families and communities.  A day to reflect and raise awareness about the struggles that these Indigenous communities...

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 [gallery columns="2" size="medium"...

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 North Shore,...

Sponsorship Opportunity – Equipment for the Trail Crew

Sponsorship Opportunity – Equipment for the Trail Crew

UPDATE: We found a sponsor for both levels. Thank you to "We the Collective" for your support!    We are looking to purchase some additional tools and equipment for the NSMBA Trail Crew. We have 2 options on how you or your company/organization can directly support...

Fromme Fondo 2021

Fromme Fondo 2021

The Fromme Fondo arrives again on Saturday, September 4th! The goal is simple; ride as many different sanctioned trails as possible on Fromme in a single ride! Join the virtual challenge and log your ride on Trailforks (or sync your ride from Strava) to unlock 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...

August 2021 Trail Update

August 2021 Trail Update

Even with the dry conditions, there's still work to be done! Take a look below at some of the things that have been happening up on the mountains this past month: [gallery size="medium"...

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 from...

New Executive Director – Deanne Cote

New Executive Director – Deanne Cote

As you know, we have been searching for a new Executive Director for the past few months as Christine Reid will be stepping down by the end of the year. We have been extremely lucky to have had Christine's leadership and guidance over the years which has been the...

2021 Virtual Town Hall Recording

2021 Virtual Town Hall Recording

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Virtual Town Hall! For those who missed it, the live stream recording is available below and on our Youtube channel.    

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! [gallery size="medium" link="file"...

Trail Jargon of the Month – Fromme Gnome

Trail Jargon of the Month – Fromme Gnome

Fromme Gnome /FRO-mee noh-mee/ . Their true name is unknown as attempts to communicate have been unsuccessful. Current encounters have been limited to Mount Fromme. Unsure if range extends to Seymour until more data is collected. . We aren't sure where they came from...

Updates for Mount Seymour Parking

Updates for Mount Seymour Parking

We love seeing everyone out on the North Shore, but we are aware that the growing numbers of hikers and bikers heading to the trails contributes to an increase in traffic and demand for parking spots at certain access points. Recent upgrades have been completed by the...

July 1, 2021

July 1, 2021

We are extremely grateful to operate and recreate on the shared territory of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.  In light of the recent revealings of over 1000 unmarked graves, and remains of...