The IMBA Canada Trail Care Crew (TCC) had a very brief opportunity to visit the beautiful Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia. The site is unique in Natural and Cultural Heritage, composed of old growth forests and home to the Read More »
The iconic views and trails of Jasper National Park provided the TCC’s next visit with a stunning backdrop of beautiful mountain ranges that this area is known for. With more than 100 kilometres of Official and Wildland mountain bike trails offered throughout the park, mountain biking is one of many recreational activities that visitors and locals enjoy throughout the season.
A real highlight of our initial travel for the 2014 season, the next Parks Canada visit for the Trail Care Crew (TCC) took us north on Vancouver island to Pacific Rim National Park. Located on the breathtaking west side of Vancouver Island, Pacific Rim NP has a very wet and cool maritime climate that supports a lush rainforest e
A visit to British Columbia’s beautiful west coast is always eye opening to those of us that reside in the eastern interior. The Trail Care Crew’s first 2014 visit to a Parks Canada location was the stunning Gulf Islands National Park. As part of the week, the TCC met with the Asset Crew to go through the Sustainable Trail Building School training, and see that theory put into practice on a small section of trail. The TCC looks forward to the potential of developing more sustai
On June 7th, Mount Revelstoke National Park celebrated its centennial with the second annual “Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day” at the Nels Nelsen Historic Area in the park.
The RCMP, Flowt, and Parks Canada provided a jam-packed day for families with a children’s bicycle skills and obstacle course, bike and helmet checks, stickers, prizes, draws, bike information and refreshments. The event was a huge success with sunny skies and perfect temperatures.
It's no surprise that frontcountry trails get more attention than backcountry. It is tough to get out and monitor or assess backcountry routes, let alone get materials or people out to maintain them. So this week we took to Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site's 60km Liberty Loop to assess the condition of the trails and get the full park experience.
With a week off in the schedule before we are due to work back on the mainland, AJ and I found ourselves with time to explore Newfoundland's spectacularly beautiful Gros Morne National Park. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Park features amazing terrain and geology, including the second highest peak on the island.