WORCA is pleased to announce it's newest partners, Knolly Bikes and Chromag who have stepped up to support WORCA Board, Staff, and Trail Builders.
The WORCA team works hard for the riding community in Whistler and it's great when our volunteer driven trail organization is supported by local BC companies.
Hopefully you'll run into the WORCA crew out on the trails or at the Toonies sporting fresh kit, parts, or bikes from Chromag or Knolly. You'll also see that Knolly Bikes spec's Chromag parts ...
Thank you to the 30+ members who attended the WORCA AGM at the Hilton Resort & Spa on Thursday November 17, 2017. Each Board member provided a brief summary and highlights of their portolio's performance for 2017. Read the reports online:
2017 Unapproved AGM Minutes
2017 Financial Statement
2017 Trail work recap
Two new Directors were elected, welcome to: Omer Dagan – Executuve Secretary and Quinn Lanzon – PR Director. Two positions are currently vacant: Youth & Skills Director and Race Director. To apply to ...
The trimming and choking program continued this week with de-branching on "Sirloin", "Darwin's", "Korova Milkbar" and "A Rockwork Orange". TRAFFIC JAM: Twenty or so DFX kids put on quite a circus trying to negotiate that one right-hander move on "A Rockwork Orange"... Thanks for the show!
Needing to escape the heat, we pushed our bikes up "Lord of the Squirrels" to get it primed before the grand opening (date to be determined). What an epic commute! T'was 2 hours up to our ...
WORCA is celebrating the official opening of its first Alpine Trail (official opening ceremony TBC) with the release of a Lord of the Squirrels (LOTS) T-Shirt.
Our thanks go to designer (and WORCA PR Director) Jenna Fox for the design, Dale Mikkelsen our Fundraising Director for spearheading this project to keep our alpine trails sustainable, and local Toad Hall Studios for producing these beauties.
All proceeds will go towards alpine trail development and maintenance. It is anticipated that the shirts will be at ...
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Clearly, I have not been keeping up to date with my trail reports...
The heavy snowload delayed our usual "crack of march" trailwork and has kept us busy on the chainsaws clearing deadfall. Keep us posted if you see any new ones (firstname.lastname@example.org) pictures and geotags help with saw selection...
Once again, we hosted the entire grade 9 class from the Waldorf school for ...
"$10,000 for Whistler Trails"
Whistler bikers and trail lovers! MEC Dirt Search contest is back this year Mar 1 until Mar 31. Simply vote for WORCA in "Dirt Search West", the most online votes wins. You can vote once every 24hrs.
MEC Dirt Search - WORCA
Alpine Sproatt Trail Weekend sponsored by Norco
Fri July 3 - Sunday July 5
This is our next big push on the new Alpine Sproatt Trail and it should be a whole lot of fun! Come up for a day or two to help build the new descent. Breakfast, lunch and BarBQ dinner on Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday will be provided to all volunteers. Bring some beverages for apres, the creek is nice and cold, so no ice required. More ...
Whistler to begin wildfire fuel thinning project April 7
Whistler, B.C.-The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) will commence a wildfire fuel thinning project in a 14.7-hectare area above the Millar's Pond and Spring Creek subdivisions on April 7.
"Fuel thinning" involves removal of ground brush and debris, as well as trimming of branches and some tree removal to reduce the risk of wildfire. Fuel thinning treatments are isolated to small, defined areas, and are light-touch on the land base leaving an open, park-like ...
Thank you to the 40+ members who came out on September 18th for WORCA's 2014 Annual General Meeting at the Cinnamon Bar and Grill. The existing directors reported on the past year and their future plans then the new Board was elected for the year ahead. Read all about the reports, plans and changes in the minutes here.
Thank you to the Cinnamon Bar and Restaurant for hosting our AGM and providing drinks and appetisers for the attendees.
Annual General Meeting
Thursday, September 18
On the first Thursday after the Toonies wrap up we're going to hold our Annual General Meeting. Join us at the Cinnamon Bear Bar in the Hilton at 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm) as we chat about the 2014 season and our plans for the future.
All Board of Director positions are up for re-election but we do have four openings. Louise MacDougall (PR) and Eric Walton (D. at Large) are stepping down this year. If you are interested ...