The Federation of Mountain Clubs
of British Columbia

December 2022 NEWSLETTER


WELCOME to our newest FMCBC Board Member - Director Adam Steele

Adam is a third-year student at UBC, studying Political Science and Sociology. He is a member of the Varsity Outdoor Club.

A resident of North Vancouver, he's always had an appreciation for the outdoors. In his spare time he enjoys mountain biking, trail running, reading, and working at Grouse Mountain.

Welcome, Adam – we're glad to have you on board!



Keep us Up-to-Date!

A reminder to let us know if your FMCBC Club Representative changes or has new contact information. You can email for more info, or to update your rep. 

FMCBC Annual General Meeting - Spring 2023

We are ramping up for our in-person 2023 Annual General Meeting! It's been a while since we've shared some food and drink, invigorating hikes and face-to-face planning for the future of the FMCBC.

If your club is interested in sponsoring our next AGM and would like to know what is required, please email us. We'd love to join you on your local trails and continue to build our backcountry advocacy network!

Mountain Matters

FMCBC Member Club Pacific Northwest Outdoor Association (PNOA) Hosted an Outdoor Safety Workshop at Elgin Hall on Nov. 27. It was well-received by participants and PNOA is planning additional safety workshops for the future. 

Join Golden’s 32nd Annual Christmas Bird Count

If you are in the Golden, BC area – you can participate in this year’s Christmas Bird Count which will be held Monday, December 29th. This fun community science project provides an important snapshot of our native bird populations during the winter months. 

In the News

Join the FMCBC today!

Do you want to make a meaningful contribution to BC's backcountry?

We are seeking volunteers with expertise in insurance for our Risk Management Committee and general members for our Trails Committee.

Contact or fill out our online form to tell us about yourself.

We look forward to hearing from you!



Fall/Winter 2022

Cloudburst Magazine 


In this issue:

• Biking Vancouver Island and the Kinsol Trestle •

• The historically notable Swiss Edelweiss Village •

• A tribute to Jay MacArthur – Outdoors advocate •


Want to share your adventure? Shed some light on a backcountry issue? Educate others? Show off your favourite photos? Tell others about that great book you read? We want to hear all about it!

Submit by September 30, 2023 for our next issue. 

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