XC Race #6 This Week – Wed. Sept. 17

xcrace5IMG4064The sixth race of the Arrow Helicopters XC race series is scheduled for Wednesday September 17th! Although this is the final race that will count towards the series standings we are planning to hold one more fun XC event (with series prizing given out) on October 1st.

XC racing in September is a brand new feature of the Arrow Helicopters XC series. With a start time of 7 pm you will require headlamps for the race. Make sure you test your set up out beforehand and carry a small spare light just in case! Hopefully this will add a new wrinkle to the racing – if you have never tried it racing at night [...]

BC Enduro Race at Macpherson on Sat. Sep. 13 and Boulder on Sun. Sep. 14

Just a reminder that there will be racers on the trails today and bc endurotomorrow for the final race of the BC Enduro Series. All trails remain open but please respect the racers as well as the signage and course flagging. On Saturday the racers will be on course (Macpherson Trails) between 11am and 4pm and on Sunday (Boulder Trails with a start down Ultimate Frisby) between 10am and 3pm. If you are shuttling on Boulder on Sunday then please drive with extra caution as there will be many riders crossing the road. Have a great weekend!

Attention Fans of Enduro Mountain Bike Racing – Volunteers Needed!

bcenduroThe BC Enduro Series and the KR Enduro Series are both finishing this weekend, Sept 13 & 14, in Revelstoke and they need your help. They are looking for volunteers for Saturday at Mt. Macpherson and Sunday on the Boulder trails. If you can help either day please click here to email Meghan. You get a $40 Flowtec event crew shirt, lunch on the day and some beers after.

You can choose a marshal spot on the attached list and you just need to be at that marshal spot for those time frames, but you need to allow enough time to come get your shirt, lunch and radio from Meghan at the Nordic [...]

More Logging Planned For MacPherson, Boulder, and Frisby

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMany of you have already heard the unfortunate news that there are plans to harvest timber from several blocks that overlap many of the RCA’s trails. Click on each location name to see a map of the planned harvesting.

Macpherson (map): TNT, Black Forest, and Ridge Walk (planned by BC Timber Sales – BCTS)
Boulder (map): Rednecks, Iron Lotus (planned by Stella-Jones)
Frisby (map): Lower portion of Ultimate Frisby (planned by Stella-Jones)

The last RCA Board meeting was dominated by discussion of this news. The Board is currently drafting letters to each of BCTS and Stella-Jones to specifically outline the RCA’s position regarding the proposed logging. Ideally there would be no [...]