The New Climbing Trail is OPEN!

We did it! The Climbing trail is complete and open for use.

The United Riders of Cumberland (UROC) completed the five-kilometre climbing (ascent only) trail, which allows users to access the upper part of the trail network without having to travel on resource roads.

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UROC holds 12th AGM

Early March, we held our 2020 AGM, at which we enjoyed a presentation by UROC president, Evan Loveless, about the accomplishments of the previous year and what we can look forward to in the coming year. We said goodbye and thank you to two of our long-standing board members, Mike Manara and Ally Greer, and welcomed aboard two new members, Mike Tunnah and Adam Silverstein. After the formalities, we socialized with our community over CBC beer. The AGM was our best attended yet, and the energy in the room built upon our passion and motivation for accomplishing our goals for 2020.

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COVID-19

Over the past several days UROC has constantly been monitoring the Covid-19 outbreak collecting careful direction and professional advice from the decision-making experts directly responsible to the Comox Valley.

UROC has received clear direction for the community of Cumberland and the Comox Valley Regional District, the UROC members and all the users of the Cumberland trail network.

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Trail Building & Maintenance Workshop – Level 1, March 14

Learn the fundamentals of trail maintenance and construction from Mark Wood, of Trail Holistics. Topics covered include layout, design, realignment & repair, hazard & structure assessment, trail standards and classification, gradient, climbing trails, corners and switchbacks. Includes a classroom session, a field session, and a practical trail construction project.

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UROC 2020 Annual General Meeting

Hello UROC current, past and future members,

It is once again time for our Annual General Meeting. The meeting will include a review of previous years accomplishments, a financial report, and board elections, amongst  other announcements. The formal aspects of the AGM will be followed by an open house and social (including beer by donation).

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