Mt. Macpherson Logging Update – May 2016

A93730_i4_map_HP_K6KKRepresentatives from the RCA Board had a very positive meeting with the manager of the logging company that BC Timber Sales (BCTS) has hired to conduct the planned logging in the Mt Macpherson area later this summer. Please note that both BCTS and their logging contractor have been working with the RCA Board to minimize damage to the trails from the planned logging, or re-establish them post logging, and to keep the trails open as much as it is safe to do so during the logging. The area that BCTS is planning to log is around the upper part of TNT and Ridgewalk trails. The attached map shows the details of the […]

Trail Maintenance Volunteers are the BEST!!!

IMG_20160430_123233849A huge thanks to the 34 willing individuals who volunteered their weekend time to contribute to the Macpherson trail network earlier in May.

We are super pleased by the fact that the we got the connector to Sloe Grin built (with some sweet features); the culvert installed at the Tantrum trailhead; a new TTF (jumps) built on Flowdown and the bridge built across the ditch at the Griffith Parking.

There has also been a ton of raking taking place at MacPherson that is being performed by un-seen trail fairies and it doesn’t go unnoticed.

Stay tuned for info about Trail Building Tuesday’s work plans on May 17th at 6pm.


Toonie Road Race #1 Results

RoadRace1_2016picPresented by the 112 Restaurant, the first Toonie Road Race of 2016 was unlucky to coincide with one of this spring’s few rainy days. Despite the rain and wet roads a few hardy cyclists made the best of it with 40km of fast and furious road racing. See the full results.

Fresh from his recent victory against some of the province’s top road racers at the Race the Ridge road race, Kellen Viznaugh sprinted away from the pack on the first half lap multiple times, however everyone was together at the first turnaround. Rich Hamilton decided dirt roads were more to his […]

First Toonie Race of 2016 – Wed., May 11th!

DSC_0078.JPG (2)The Toonie Race series kicks off this Wednesday (11th May) with the Airport Way Road Race. Register at 6:15pm with racing starting at 6:30pm. Click here for full race information. Cycling BC insurance is required – pick it up here (General Membership or a Provincial Race License both work and there is 50% off if you have not had one since 2011).

The first XC toonie is in two weeks (25th May), and subsequent road and xc races are then happening every three weeks. There are three DH races scheduled for June. Check out the complete schedule or add the events to you calendar.

The Mt Revelstoke Steamer will be held on […]