Author: PACA

Pump Track Grand Opening

The Pump track was officially opened on October 4th, 2017. Over $40 000 was raised by the community of Penticton to make the Pump Track on Naramata rd at the Poplar Grove Rd Parking lot happen. The Pump Track is another key feature of the “gateway” to the Three Blind Mice and a wonderful starting location for rides along the… Read more →

Short term Trail Maintenance Contract position available

Do you fancy yourself a trail builder and maintainer of exceptional quality? Are you passionate about mountain biking and trail building? The Penticton and Area Cycling Association is seeking proposals from experienced trail workers to complete repairs and maintenance for various mountain bike trails in the Three Blind Mice trail network. Proposals for service are requested from contractors/individuals that excel… Read more →

Pump Track

Final Pump track volunteer weekend

We know that you have been anxiously waiting for the pump track to open up. We have been waiting for the last pour of concrete and it is happening this week! We held off installing the wooden fence until this was completed.  So…. this means that we are planning one (hopefully) last call for helpers.  Tasks to be completed: Remainder… Read more →

Voluntary Backcountry closure

Because of the EXTREME fire danger, a voluntary backcountry closure in the Cariboo, Kamloops and Southeast fire centers has been put in place. RSTBC (Rec Sites) was asked to close all recreation sites in the three fire centers. After discussing the challenging implications of a full closure in the context of a voluntary closure and with many campers already in… Read more →

Pump Track Volunteer Weekend

August 12th and 13th.   Saturday:  We will be there to work on putting up the fence posts.  Jordy would like to start at 9 am.  We will need some shovels, rakes and wheelbarrows.  An auger for digging post holes and a little cement mixer will be on site.   Sunday: 3 pm start to work on fence and move dirt if… Read more →