District of West Vancouver partners with British Pacific Properties and North Shore Mountain Bike Association to create and maintain trails in the Upper Lands

Today the District of West Vancouver officially announced their partnership between British Pacific Properties, and us, the NSMBA! The article is phrased below.  To visit the official news page and article, visit the District of West Vancouver's website.  DISTRICT OF...

Trail Jargon of the Month – Gnartastic

Sort of... just x100........ 🙂     Photo by: Clint Trahan, @clinttrahan

October Trail Update 2021

Fall is the season for Trail Days! A huge thank you to all of our Builders, Trail Crew and volunteers for putting the time and work into the trails this past month. The riding community can't thank you enough! Check out below what's been happening on Fromme and...

CMHC Mt Seymour Recreation Access Management Plan Survey

Recreation Sites and Trails BC (RSTBC) & the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) are seeking input into the Recreation Access Management Plan (RAMP) being conducted on Mount Seymour. Although the trails the property we're not originally authorized,...

NSMBA TwentyFiver Race 2021 *POSTPONED*

The October 16th, 2021 Twenty Fiver race is *POSTPONED* due to heavy rain and undesirable riding conditions. Thanks for understanding. Stay tuned for more details. Twenty Fivers are back!!!  We're excited to be hosting our first Fiver race in over a year! Come on out...

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

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

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

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...

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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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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...