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Water Treatment in the Back Country


Water Treatment in the Back Country   Choosing clean sources prolongs filter life.   While travelling in the outdoors it is highly recommended that some form of treatment be done on all water you drink from natural sources. What type of water treatment you use will depend on the size of group you commonly travel in, the length of time you commonly travel for, what time of year and the research you do before buying. MSR Gravity feed filter A good rule of thumb is to purchase the best quality device you can afford, that will cover [...]

Water Treatment in the Back Country2021-02-17T12:56:38-08:00

Persistence reaps rewards for BCHBC


January 22, 2021.  BCHBC members headed by Aldergrove chapter had a good meeting with BC Parks regarding horses and parking of horse trailers at Golden Ears Provincial Park in Maple Ridge. A real need for designated equine parking spaces at Golden Ears Provincial Park. BC Parks has agreed to install signs indicating designated horse trailer parking at the Main Corral parking lot for 4 or 5 spots.  When camping opens in May 2021 there will  also be a new horse trailer parking lot on the road to the group campsites. Park Rangers will issue warning tickets to non [...]

Persistence reaps rewards for BCHBC2021-02-18T12:38:34-08:00



Yarrow Chapter replaces the Old Nesakwatch Creek Bridge by Arlene Ladd Through the beautiful temperate rainforest of the Chilliwack River Valley runs the Great Trail (aka Trans Canada Trail) between Tamahi Creek and Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park, near the Ford Mountain Forest Service Road, runs the Nesakwatch Creek. The Great Trail passes over this water course. The Old Nesakwatch bridge. After 20 years the once beautiful bridge was failing.  This part of the Great Trail is a popular section important to hikers, mountain bikes and equestrians.  In the fall of 2019, after conferring with Recreation Sites and [...]


Successful Auction


A Note From The Back Country Horsemen of BC We certainly appreciate and value all of the excitement our very first ever “On-line Auction” event created and we hope it was a bit of fun for everyone as well. We, as your Provincial Executive, are thrilled with what was a very successful first time event. This clearly indicates we are on the right path regarding our desire and goal of removing the need for our annual Rendezvous Event to be our main financial fundraising source of income. We would really like to thank those who put together so many great [...]

Successful Auction2021-01-22T12:15:01-08:00
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