Harvesting Operations & Trail Closure Notice

April 25, 2018 – Hancock Forest Management has given notification that road construction activities, including blasting and falling, will begin on Thursday April 26 in the Upper Davis Lake/Lookout area. The trails affected are Lower Queso Grande, Stub, and Pity the Fool.  Please avoid these areas and respect all signage. The road construction activities are anticipated to occur for 6 weeks. A public notice will be sent out when construction is completed. Please also be aware of increased industrial traffic along the Davis Lake Main during operations.

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Climbing trail will be added to the Cumberland trail network

Cumberland, BC – The United Riders of Cumberland (UROC) will be working towards the addition of a non-motorized climbing trail approximately 4km long that will allow users to access the upper part of the trail network without having to travel on resource roads. The network’s popularity with both local trail users and visitors continues to grow, with an estimated 100,000 trail visits in 2017.

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Update: Trail Yield Practices

In 2017 UROC installed sign badges on certain trails throughout the Cumberland trail network that indicated required or recommended direction of travel. The goal of installing these sign badges was to help maintain safety and enjoyment for all trail users without unduly limiting route options. However, since installation, we have received useful and constructive feedback from community members and other user groups on the initiative.

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Trail Maintenance Workshop – April 7 & 8

Do you love to build or maintain trail? Want to improve your knowledge? Come learn the fundamentals of modern trail building and maintenance! Mark Wood from Trail Holistics will lead in-class and field sessions.
Saturday April 7:

  • 9-12pm In-class session (meet at Village Council Chambers, 2675 Dunsmuir Ave)
  • Lunch break (bring your own, or go out!)
  • 1-4pm Field session

Sunday April 8:

  • 9-12pm Field practical session
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