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Do you concur with the mission statement of the Outdoor Recreation Council? Promoting access to and responsible use of BC's public lands and waters for public outdoor recreation We do. We restored access to the heritage Darling Lake Trail in 2015. It is an existing trail in a lawfully recognized backcountry recreation corridor. It would seem uncontroversial and beneficial to public outdoor recreation. Instead, our efforts stirred a hornet’s nest starting with BC Parks,...

Singing Pass Trail Fiasco Summary

All through the 1960s through 1980s the public were able to drive to the Singing Pass trailhead at the Garibaldi Provincial Park boundary up Fitzsimmons Creek. The right to do so was assured by Ken Kiernan, Minister of Parks and Recreation as early as 1968 and enshrined as a legal right in the 1982 Master Development Agreement between Whistler Mountain and the Ministry of Lands, Parks and Housing. The right has never been extinguished. It is in the public interest and the public...

Heritage trail approaching the Mamquam Icefield and Mamquam Mountain from logging roads in Skookum Creek. In spring and summer of 2015, the volunteer trailbuilders from the outdoor hiking and climbing clubs of Southwestern British Columbia held several large work parties and reestablished the trail. A scant few weeks later resource officers from the Enforcement Branch of Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations descended on the trail. Stop work orders were posted....

September 9, 2015 Letter from Federation of Mountain Clubs of B.C. to Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations stating the position of the mountain clubs on re-establishing private vehicle access to the Singing Pass trail head. 2015-09-09-LT-FLNR-Singing-Pass.pdf FMCBC position statement on re-establishing private vehicle access to Singing Pass trail head. Singing Pass parking proposal posted by FMCBC October 13, 2015 Response from Ms. Tori Meeks, Senior Manager,...

July 22, 2015 Minutes from the site visit of Federation of Mountain Clubs of B.C. to Resort Municipality of Whistler. Objective: to meet at the Sliding Center and walk through the center to the cat track that may provide walking access up to Fitzsimmons Creek and the proposed bridge location. This will give the participants the opportunity to see the site and observe the pros and cons of this access option. SingingPassSiteVisitMinutes2015Jul22.pdf

December 17, 2013 From: "Tisdale, John ENV:EX" <John.Tisdale@gov.bc.ca> Subject: RE: Snowmobiing Restrictions in Callaghan Lake Park and Callaghan Lake Conservancy...and more compliance/information activities Date: December 17, 2013 at 3:02:14 PM PST To: [email addresses withheld] Hello folks,  I appreciate the focus and activity in the Mount Sproatt/21 Mile Creek area this fall, to which all involved deserve credit for their efforts.   I wish to also now draw your...

Link to document: Fitzsimmon Landslip Survey - October 2013 Summary

September 10, 2012 The meeting was convened to discuss issues and concerns related to improving access to the Singing Pass trail from the north side of Fitzsimmons Creek (Blackcomb side) from the upstream Innergex power generating facility. A roundtable discussion identifying each stakeholder’s concerns or issues was followed by identifying some potential options. Minutes of the meeting: 2012-09-10 meeting-notes Fitzsimmons Creek Trail Bridge Options Parking in Lot 8 on Blackcomb- lead...

February, 2011 The attached sheet was provided to the Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC by Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO Kamloops) in 2013. It is FLNRO's master tracking document that collected comments on Whistler Blackcomb's draft Master Plan. It states RSTBC would like to promote free and easy access to the Singing Pass Trail through crown land/the CRA in winter and summer.  RSTBC agrees with BC Parks's position that:  Singing pass...

Sea to Sky LRMP

Sea-to-Sky Land and Resource Management Plan (S2S LRMP) The Sea to Sky LRMP is the land use polcy document covering all of Garibaldi Park.  Those documents pertaining to Garibaldi Park, and in Particular Mamquam Mountain, the Skookum Valley and the Darling Lake Trail are included below. All Sea to Sky LRMP documents can be found using the external link:  https://www.for.gov.bc.ca/tasb/slrp/plan79.html Backcountry BC Hosted Sea-to Sky LRMP...

We rely for our understanding of the doctrine on an article entitled Highways, Parks and the Public Trust Doctrine, by Andrew Gage of West Coast Environmental Law in the Journal of Environmental Law and Practice, October 2007 published by Thomson Canada Limited. While the common law doctrine of dedication and acceptance is most well known as a means of creating public highways, Canadian courts have also applied it to the creation of other public spaces, including “playgrounds, greenbelts,...

May 31, 2004 Garibaldi Civil Defence Zone and conflicts with climber’s access to Rogues Gallery Rogues Gallery Risk Assessment Report

November 2001 Garibaldi Civil Defence Zone Land Management Plan prepared by Ms. Marnie Skolbaski, Gryphus Land Use Planning Corp. and submitted to Mr. Wayne Dauphinee, Provincial Emergency Program, Ministry of Attorney General. This document has some formatting errors. It originates from an earlier version of MS-Word. GaribaldiCivilDefenceZoneLandManagementPlan-November2001.pdf The document was obtained from Mr. Ryan Wainwright, Emergency Program Manager, Squamish-Lillooet Regional District.

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