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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
Bike to Work Week
Mon May 30, 2016  -  Fri Jun 3, 2016
@ Salmom Arm
Come celebrate with the Bike Club and the Shuswap Trail Alliance during Bike to Work Week
FREE - Bike Parkade
Mon May 30, 2016 7:30 am  -  Jun 3, 2016 6:00 pm
@ DOWNTOWN
FREE SECURE BIKE PARKADE - SO get your bikes out May 30 - June 3 and pedal to work.
OPEN from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm. Contact either Al @ 250-253-7689 or Lori @ 250-833-6131
Supervised Bicycle Parkade & Bike-Bucks for Bike-to-Work week in Downtown Salmon Arm
Friday, May 20, 2016
News Release May 19, 2016   Supervised Bicycle Parkade & Bike-Bucks for Bike-to-Work week in Downtown Salmon Arm   The Shuswap, British Columbia – Shuswap Bike-to-Work Week organizers really want to make it easy for you to bicycle to work next week.
Brand new Pocket Park gets kids out on bikes and trails
Friday, May 20, 2016
News Release May 20, 2016   Brand new Pocket Park gets kids out on bikes and trails   The Shuswap, British Columbia - It's official! The brand new CSRD Mt Tuam Community Bike Park is open in Blind Bay. The pocket park, funded and built by CSRD Parks in collaboration with the Shuswap Trail Alliance, is the perfect play spot for novice mountain bikers to practice riding on trails with a short easy green loop and a slightly more challenging but still short blue loop, plus an up trail to get you back to the start to try again.
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