The Four Wheel Drive Association of British Columbia is pleased to announce the establishment of a Partnership Agreement with Recreational Sites and Trails BC in the Cariboo and Omineca Region. We have been in consultation with the government for years in search of opportunities to promote the development of responsible recreational land use in the… Continue reading Partnership Announcement for the Alexander Mackenzie Trail
Posted to Facebook, June 6, 2018 Eagle Mountain assistance required. We have an opportunity to assist the fish hatcheries and DFO, and perhaps some local Forestry folks, by driving them up to Cyprus Lake above Coquitlam. Some tools and equipment need to be transported as well as 6 – 8 people. I figure 3 trucks… Continue reading Eagle Mountain Progress: Showing Them How We Wheel
UPDATED: The new lock program is going good so far, however to make this a little more organized on our end we will be asking people who want access to call 604-927-6200 to set up a time to bring their vehicle by, ensuring Dillon or someone else is available. Potential users are asked to call 604-927-6200… Continue reading Eagle Mountain Digital Key Program – NEW FOR 2018
From the President: The City of Coquitlam is currently working on a new key access program for Eagle Mountain. The new system will be a Bluetooth-based with a smartphone app. All gate openings, and closings (or lack thereof), are logged. This will mean that all pass holders are accountable for the state of affairs. Technology… Continue reading Eagle Mountain Key Program Update
By Kim Reeves On June 20th, 2017, Rec Sites and Trails BC advised me that the Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations (MFLNRO) under the direction of the District Engineering Officer, would be closing the Cypress Lake Forest Service Road to 4×4 and ATV as of June 30th, citing unrestricted access and existing… Continue reading Eagle Mountain Access
Today my Gluteus maximus hurts, cause – numb icy toes, slippery rocks in the stream and my never ending pre-disposition to be caught up in the fantasy land I’m walking through and capturing every moment that I can. Which resulted in not only once, but twice in landing in the water with my backside meeting some rather large pointy rocks, the bruises will heal and simply means I get to spend the next few days recalling how amazing the hike up the stream was.
As I headed up the Blakeburn Road, recalling so many discoveries in these hills the last few years, still utterly amazed at each new hidden relic I find. I quickly made my way off of the Loadstone FSR to Arrastra Creek FSR, then down to the bridge below. As I made my descent, the familiar outline of Lover’s Leap could be seen high above against the mountains side. I parked to the side, surrounded by tantalizing wild raspberries and thimble berries, perfectly ripe and fit for melting on my tongue.
Distance to the intended destination, directly up the creek a bit less than 800 meters. Caught up in the ideas of what may still be there, are the rumors true? Will I find carts still connected to each other hanging precariously on something? What will it be like to stand beneath Lover’s Leap staring up at it from below?