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Mission Statement - About Us - Shuswap Trail Alliance

The Vision. . .

To foster a healthy, engaged community in the Shuswap Region – economic/environmental/social – through well designed, maintained, and promoted trails connecting people, culture, and landscape; and to do so through collaboration, stewardship, fiscal responsibility, and economic development. (Updated: January 2014)

And the Mission. . . 

THE PURPOSE OF THE SHUSWAP TRAIL ALLIANCE IS to develop, operate, maintain, and promote a network of non-motorized trails, waterway and hut-to-hut routes throughout the Shuswap watershed region in the Province of British Columbia for educational, recreational, economic, and environmental benefit to the public, and to do so collaboratively through community partnerships.

Shuswap Hut and Trail Alliance - Full Mission Statement and Strategic Goals

And our Shuswap Trails Hut-to-Hut Vision... 

(Here's one of the founding concepts that got the region motivated to work together. Its ambitious, but little by little the connections are being made) ... to create an internationally recognized land and marine trail system that provides an experience comparable to the Appalachian Trail in the United States or the Bruce Trail in Ontario. Characterized as an “Appalachian style” network of cross-country hiking, biking, ski, snowshoe, and equestrian trail routes – overnight facilities are envisioned that link existing accommodations, bed and breakfast operations, campgrounds, and resorts with a series of discrete backcountry wilderness cabins – creating opportunities for a point-to-point (or hut-to-hut) style outdoor travel experience immersed in the natural landscape of the Shuswap.

 

 

 
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Larch Hills Pirate Loppet
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Unplug and Play: Family Literacy Week
Sat Jan 24, 2015  -  Sat Jan 31, 2015
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The annual week-long extravaganza of full on family activities throughout the Shuswap - indoors and out.
STA supports Splatsin negotiations on CPRail agreement
Monday, December 22, 2014
News Release December 22, 2014  STA supports Splatsin negotiations on CPRail agreement  The Shuswap, British Columbia – Shuswap Trail Alliance leadership is very pleased to hear of the successful outcome for Splatsin's negotiations with CP Rail.
Shuswap Trail party tickets go on sale celebrating 10 years
Sunday, December 14, 2014
News Release December 15, 2014 Shuswap Trail party tickets go on sale celebrating 10 years The Shuswap, British Columbia – It started with a party and continues with a party! Tickets went on sale this week for the annual Shuswap Trail Alliance fundraiser and celebration just in time for Christmas stocking stuffers.
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