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In case you’ve been out of the loop (or living under a rock), the Crown Land access closure has been rescinded as of 1pm on Friday, September 15th! This means that ALL of the CVCS’ managed trails (Lake Lillian, Kloosifier, Mt. Swansea) have now re-opened to the public! Conditions are […]

Trails Reopened!



On Tuesday, July 11th, the CVCS held their 2017 Annual General Meeting, at Lions Hall. Topics included a review of the 2016 AGM Minutes, financial statements, and reviews of the membership base, and volunteer work performed over the past year.  2016 was a record year for memberships, and over 1000 […]

2017 CVCS AGM Minutes



In the struggle to secure long term, sustainable access for mountain biking, a common criticism is that “mountain bikes destroy the land”.  It is a very legitimate concern – if bikes cause irreparable and sustained damage to trails, there is really no way for trail access to be sustainable at […]


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We could write thank you 1000 times, and it still wouldn’t come close to expressing our gratitude to the over 170 people who took time out of their busy schedules to attend our public open house, and learn more about the proposed Barbour Rock Recreational Trails.  A huge shout out […]

Thank you!





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A wave of the wand… A sprinkle of pixie dust… As nice as it would be for trails to come into existence though some simple magic, the reality is that there is a bureaucratic process which dictates the steps required to bring a legal trail (or riding area) into being. […]

How (legal) Trails get Built



This is likely going to be one of the last trail days of the year, so let’s go out with a bang! Plenty of awesome projects for everyone to work on… so let’s get some shovels in the ground and give some love back to some of our favorite trails! […]

Swansea Trail Day this Sunday