TransRockies Singletrack 6 Event – Stage 1, Salmon Arm!
Friday, July 17, 2015PRESS RELEASE July 17, 2015 TransRockies Singletrack 6 Event – Stage 1, Salmon Arm! On Sunday July 26, 2015, Salmon Arm will welcome hundreds of mountain biking enthusiasts from around the world! TransRockies Inc. has selected Salmon Arm to be the kick-off community for their Singletrack 6 race, an event which tours 6 communities over 6 days and provides riders with 40km of epic riding each day.
Shuswap Trail Alliance is HIRING
Monday, July 13, 2015Position Title: Trail Crew Available: immediately · seasonal term positions (mid July - Oct (Nov), 2015, pending funding)-Job Reference: 03 The Shuswap Trail Alliance is looking to recruit highly motivated team members ready to assist in the day-to-day implementation of 2015 Shuswap Trail field projects. Positions include field experience on a variety of trail development and maintenance projects, opportunities for workplace related training, and the chance to help facilitate the growing legacy of the Shuswap Trail network.
Local Shuswap rider and teacher wins Mountain Bike BC Contest
Friday, June 26, 2015Dear friends, A nice good news trail story here in the Shuswap to share with you as school ends for summer . Salmon Arm Senior Secondary School teacher and coach of the High School Mountain Bike Team, Chris Stromgren, received a very nice end of term surprise this week. He is the 2016 winner of the Mountain Biking BC 7-day Mountain Bike Give-Away trip. What a way to start his summer break! Check out the official news release below and one of the photos of Chris riding that helped him land the coveted winning spot.
Perfect storm of opportunity highlights need for Active Transportation planning in the Shuswap
Friday, May 22, 2015News Release May 22, 2015 Perfect storm of opportunity highlights need for Active Transportation planning in the Shuswap The Shuswap, British Columbia – Imagine riding to work in Salmon Arm or Sicamous or Scotch Creek along separated dedicated bike lanes. Too far-fetched for our small rural communities? Too costly? Think again. There’s a full scale retrofit happening in communities throughout BC, Canada, and North America, and Bike-to-Work Week advocates are drawing attention to the possibility of making similar improvements for bicycling and walking here in the Shuswap.
$35,000 raised to kick start 2015 Shuswap Trail projects
Tuesday, February 10, 2015News Release February 10, 2015 $35,000 raised to kick start 2015 Shuswap Trail projects The Shuswap, British Columbia – The Shuswap showed up full force last Friday to raise $35,000 in support of Shuswap Trails at the 10th Annual Auction and Dance. “It was an overwhelming success,” said Winston Pain, chair of the Shuswap Trail Alliance. “The region has once again spoken loud and clear to continue working with partners to building, maintaining, and planning greenways and trails on the ground.