What's Happening on the Sunshine Coast Trails is designed to keep you up to date on new content added to this website and other interesting bits of related information.
If you like what you see here, please click on the RSS button near the bottom of the left column and subscribe to this site. It's super easy and you don't even have to share your email address.
Our forests and trails are a thing of natural beauty and wonder. I expect anyone making the effort to get all the way up to Big Fir would feel the same
Sprockids Bike Park is a Sunshine Coast Regional District park. Built and maintained by the local and original Sprockids organization, it is a great network of mountain biking and hiking trails.
Sprockids trail map with over 14 km (8.4 mi) of trails with jumps, downhill, teeter-bars and ramps.
A listing with descriptions of many of the Gibsons trails that you may enjoy hiking or biking.
Gibsons trails are great for hiking and biking, with many located in the Sprockids Bike Park.
Mount Elphinstone is one of the highest peaks to hike to in the lower Sunshine Coast area. Beautiful views from the top.
Take Lee Road a couple kms (you will pass the trailhead for Pender Hill on your right as you go) and then left onto Milne Road. Park at the end before
Super fun hill climb with a few awesome descents. Head up Bogey to the top of close encounters drop down this super flowy trail and cross the sun coaster
Coast Gravity Park will formally open in the spring of 2015, but there will be special ride days starting early 2014.
Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park offers a beautiful, world famous hike into one of the most beautiful and powerful natural ocean rapids you will likely ever see. Right in your own back yard.
Hotham Sound is a beautiful area to explore by boat or kayak. The area is somewhat protected and the water is considered to be some of the warmest in the area.
Sunshine Coast Trails Map store includes mobile apps, water-resistant paper maps and eBooks were created for those who want the information from the website in a format they are comfortable with.
With the BC Bike Race just days away from hitting the Sunshine Coast (next Tuesday) I thought I'd have a short question and answer session with Rod Camposano.
For those of you who don't know him, Rod is passionate about mountain biking and he is the course designer for the Sunshine Coast portion of the BC Bike Race.
The BC Bike Race brings riders from all over BC, Canada and the world to ride and race for seven days. It starts on Vancouver Island where they spend two days, then over to Powell River for a day, then Days 3 and 4 are spent here on the Sunshine Coast. Day 6 is Squamish and Day 7 Whistler.
Rod was kind enough to take a little time away from getting the race course ready to answer a few of my questions.
Why do you work so hard maintaining and creating new trails for the BC Bike Race every year?
We have a lot of trails on the coast and they all need maintaining but we try to get them done in the spring after the biggest storms (and before the Bike Race gets here). As for new trails, we have put in some links that were missing so the course flows a bit better.
Have you ever competed in the race yourself? What was the highlight?
No I have not competed although I have been able to ride Day 6 in Squamish a couple of times. These riders have put in a year of training to compete and most have never ridden our trails. They are on a pretty big high - it's fun chatting with them.
What is the best part of being involved in the race each year and designing the course?
Being involved with a big group that is so passionate about the sport.
What kind of changes have you got planned for the route this year?
Nothing for Day 4, but on Day 5 I have a new approach to the Roberts Creek trails that takes them through some very nice spots and it will be easier than last year.
Anything else you might like to comment on?
When it's done I get to ride my bike more!
Doriston is a small, boat access only community on the south shore of Sechelt Inlet about a 10 minute boat ride from Egmont.
News and events related to the trails on the Sunshine Coast.