The Federation of Mountain Clubs
of British Columbia



FMCBC 2022 Annual General Meeting - Save the Date!

The 2022 FMCBC AGM will be held in Squamish, BC over the June 24 - 26 weekend! Our thanks to the North Shore Hikers for hosting this in-person event.

The AGM is open to FMCBC directors, club reps and members. It is a chance to share ideas, build partnerships and help shape the future of both the FMCBC and non-motorized outdoor recreation in BC! There will be great activities planned, including social events and opportunities to explore the local trails.

The FMCBC covers travel costs (per km rate for car travel plus ferry or bridge tolls) for FMCBC directors and for club representatives. All other FMCBC members are welcome to attend the meeting and participate in the weekend events, but travel costs are only covered by the FMCBC for those people attending as representatives of their clubs.

More details, including the registration form, will be released as soon as they're available. Please note that billeting will not be offered this year due to ongoing caution around communicable disease protocols. A list of local accomodations will be included in AGM information emails. 

Last chance for Cloudburst submissions!

The deadline for Cloudburst submissions is April 15th to contribute to the Spring/Summer 2022 issue. 

We accept stories, articles, photos (including warm-weather cover photos), poems, musings, teachings, gear reviews, trip reports and anything else to do with non-motorized outdoor recreation in BC. Please send your submissions and questions to

Member Club Grant application available April 15th

Does your club have a trail project or community event in mind but lack the funds to make it happen? Good news: Our 2022 Member Club Grant application is available NOW! Find the application on the Member Club Grant page. Please note that the deadline for grant applications is April 30th, 2022.

Also, don't forget that if you received a Member Club Grant last year you must fill out our Grant Reporting Form in order to be elible for funds this year.

Mountain Matters

Mountain Mentors

Mountain Mentors is pleased to announce the launch of their Summer Season, with Rock Climbing Mentorship and Hiking Mentorship Programs. Each season, we pair Mentees and Mentors in a 1:1 pairing. and provide the programming necessary to empower pairs to define their intentions and objectives and to experience growth.

In addition to one-on-one mentorships, at the heart of what we do is community. Our program offerings seek to energize, deepen, strengthen, and grow community both in our cohort and broader outdoors community. Our programming is offered to marginalized genders including women, women-identifying individuals, and non-binary and gender non-conforming people who are comfortable in a space that centers the experiences of women in the outdoors. We recognize and acknowledge the intersection of race and gender identities and it is our hope that we can provide programming that is inclusive and accessible.

If you are looking for a community committed to self-development and support, in the backcountry and beyond, then this is the space for you. Applications close midnight on April 18th. You can apply for Mentee or Mentor positions here.

Canadian Avalanche Association AGM - May 3-4, Penticton

The CAA is planning for a modified Spring Conference at the Penticton Convention Centre. You will gather on May 3 and 4, 2022, for the AGM and case studies and research presentations. Register here!

Updated BC Seniors' Guide

The BC Seniors' Guide is a resource to help us all plan for and live a healthy lifestyle as we age. Now in its 12th edition, the guide includes new sections and is available in more languages, most recently into Tagalog and Hindi, making it more accessible.


North Central Local Government Association (NCLGA) AGM - May 3 - 6, 2022

The theme of this year’s NCLGA Annual General Meeting and Convention is Inspired to Lead. Local government leaders from across the region are invited to attend to learn about and discuss important issues affecting northern communities and pass resolutions that will be advanced to other orders of government.

2022 FireSmart BC Conference

The BC FireSmart Committee is pleased to invite you to the 2022 FiresSmart Conference to be held in-person, May 11-12 in Kamloops BC. This year’s theme is “building collaboration and community”.

In the News

FMCBC Publications


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