January 19, 2021

Trail Crew Year in Review

Introducing the inaugural seasonal trail crew was a big highlight of 2020. With more users than ever out enjoying the trails and a reduced ability to […]
January 4, 2021

New Life for an Old Log: Year End Project

2020 was the inaugural year of the FVMBA Seasonal Trail Crew and what better way to finish the year than with a project that combined all […]
December 21, 2020

Last minute gift ideas for trail lovers

Whether you are buying for a hiker, trail runner, mountain biker, snow shoe-er, bird watcher, or outdoorsy person, here are some last minute gift ideas for […]
December 12, 2020

Water, water, everywhere – Trail Crew update December, 2020

A lot of trail work isn’t very cool or sexy. Most work is not slatting a stylish stunt, smoothing a berm, or shaping a step-down. Regular […]
December 11, 2020

2020 Adopt a Trail Program: highlights of work done

THANK YOU to our our 2020 Adopt a Trail Sponsors! Adopt a Trail Program 2020 Summary This year has been difficult for events and we’ve been […]
December 4, 2020

Job posting – short term Trail Crew contract

The FVMBA is excited to announce that we’ve received additional funding through the Community Workforce Response Grant to hire four trail crew trainees for an 8 […]
November 22, 2020

Trail Crew update – fall, 2020

Fall is often ideal trail work conditions and the FVMBA Trail Crew has been hard at work taking advantage of the perfect mix of sun and […]
October 13, 2020

Trail Volunteers shout out – fall, 2020

The volunteers who share their time, energy, and muscle are what make our community so amazing, thank you to all who toil behind the scenes! Shout […]
October 13, 2020
A close up of the dirt surface of a trail in the forest showing tire tracks creating ruts through the soft mud

What trails are good in the wet?

We often get asked what trails are “good” to ride in the rainy weather we get so frequently here on the wet coast. You want to […]
October 1, 2020

Trail Crew update – September, 2020

It’s been a busy September for the FVMBA Trail Crew, who’ve been putting in hours on Vedder. With the dry August weather continuing at the start […]
September 13, 2020
Close up of several burrs from the lesser burdock plant against a background of other green plants

A day out with Trail Crew – invasive species

Looking after our trails and trail networks isn’t always about clearing drains, shaping berms, rebuilding bridges, or trimming brambles. Our trails live in balance with the […]
September 11, 2020

Virtual Challenge winners

Many thanks to our amazing sponsors for their generous prize donations to the FVMBA Virtual Challenge and congratulations to all of the prize winners! Each point […]