News

Dreamweaver Temporary Closure – Nov. 2017

**Update** The District of North Vancouver has completed the building of the new bridge and this section of the trail has been reopened. Thank you! Starting November 6, 2017, a portion of Dreamweaver trail will be closed while the District of North Vancouver works...

Opportunities to make your voice heard

Mount Seymour Bio-Waste Proposal Recently some of our members have brought the Mount Seymour Bio-Waste proposal to our attention with concerns about its development. You can view the proposal and voice your opinion online here before Nov 23.  . Please note that the...

Trick or Trails!

Fall is officially here and our Trail Crew and TAP builders are overjoyed to be working with fresh dirt and keeping our Trail Network superb during the spookiest month of the year! . Don’t miss these upcoming opportunities to work on the trails! . October 15th -...

Trail Academy Fall 2017

Fall 2017 has seen the expansion of the NSMBA Trail Academy presented by Arc’teryx. The Trail Academy was initially developed in order to share our knowledge and experience about sustainable trail work and provide our members opportunities to develop skills to help us...

Trail Academy Q&A – Winter is Coming

Each month we answer some common questions that come up about trail care and construction. This month we’ll be talking about some simple strategies for preparing the trails for winter. Q: When the rains come back, should I go out and look for blocked drains on the...

Back to School/Back to the Trails

The rain has returned and the NSMBA trail builders are working hard to make sure the trails are ALL TIME for the FALL TIME. . Don't miss these upcoming opportunities to work on the trails: . September 25th (ProD Day) - Youth Trail Day on Upper Griffin (sponsored by...

NSMBA 101 – The Future of the NSMBA

We recently updated our NSMBA 101 document to reflect some of the changes and adoptions we have experienced over the past year. The NSMBA 101 document is our way of synthesizing the questions we often receive in an easy to refer to document. We hope it can help to...

Why become a member?

It's hard to believe that the NSMBA is already 20 years old this year and we're showing no signs of slowing down! With over 1700 members for 2017 so far, it's been incredible to see our membership and support grow, creating and maintaining not only awesome trails but...

“Digger Kneeds Knees” Water Bottles

Specialized Bicycle Components has generously donated some fabulous water bottles to the Digger Kneeds Knees Campaign for the community to purchase! Each bottle costs only $15 with every penny going straight to Digger! You can buy yours at select vendors, promoted...

Temporary Trail Closure – Water Towers Exit

The District of North Vancouver has started construction on a new debris basin on Thames Creek, to reduce the storm water and flooding issues experienced a few years back.  The project is expected to be completed around October 31. The area they will be working will...

August Trail Update

Fire Restrictions and Trail Work As BC is experiencing a higher than average amount of wildfires and subsequent wildfire risk throughout the province, we are closely monitoring and working within any Fire Restrictions for our region. The most up to date restrictions...

NSMBA 101 – Rogue & Unsanctioned Trails

We recently updated our NSMBA 101 document to reflect some of the changes and adoptions we have experienced over the past year. The NSMBA 101 document is our way of synthesizing the questions we often receive in an easy to refer to document. We hope it can help to...

Help us reach 2000 members!

2017 has been a hugely successful year here for the trails! With over 1600 members and counting, we are well on our way to reaching our 2017 membership goal of 2000 members! [video width="1280" height="532"...

A community who digs together…

July 16th saw another very successful community trail day on Dempsey! Thanks to TAP sponsor MOSAIC Homes, lots of digging got done, many buckets of dirt were moved, drainage was added and some new cedar was put into place! We thank the sponsor, trail builders and...

Digger Kneeds Knees

Digger.  The name is synonymous with the North Shore trails, not least because Todd "Digger" Fiander has been working on them for over 3 decades.  In fact, as far back as the early '70s, young Digger was toiling away on a brand new trail called "Baden Powell" with his...