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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.

 

 

 
What's New
Share the Trails Workshop
Fri May 6, 2016 12:00 am  -  May 7, 2016
@ Prestige Harbourfront Resort
The annual gathering of provincial trails leadership sponsored by the Outdoor Recreation Council with the Horse Council of BC is hosted this year in the Shuswap by the Shuswap Trail Alliance.
Shuswap Trail Alliance AGM & Progress Report
Wed Mar 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
@ Okanagan College - Salmon Arm
The Shuswap Trail Alliance Annual General Meeting includes progress updates on last season and the 2016 season ahead, plus the always anticipated annual photo review of trail projects throughout the Shuswap.
Shuswap Trails Ready to Rock!
Monday, February 1, 2016
Shuswap Trails Ready to Rock! Friends, you've done it again...the Annual Shuswap Trails Party and Fundraiser tickets sold out last week! And the auction sponsor line-up is out of this world! Well actually. . .its totally in this world - with lots of cool auction features to get you outside.
Shuswap Trail Alliance makes international connections
Monday, February 1, 2016
News Release February 01, 2016  Shuswap Trail Alliance makes international connections as annual fundraiser gets ready to rock The Shuswap, British Columbia - The idea of "thinking globally and acting locally" found new meaning this week with the annual Shuswap Trail Party and Fundraiser set to rock Friday.
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