In the spirit of reconciliation, we honour and acknowledge that we live, work and recreate on the traditional Treaty 7 territories of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) Nations of Chiniki, Wesley, and Bearspaw, as well as the the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Kainai, and Piikani, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. We honour and celebrate this territory and commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.
The CAMBA Mission
With a focus on Canmore and area, CAMBA's mandate is to advocate for mountain biking and strive for a vibrant and exciting trail system for all ages and abilities.
Identify issues and interests of mountain bikers in Canmore and area.
Establish CAMBA as a transparent and trusted advocate of mountain biking in Canmore and area.
Create a strategic plan which identifies short, medium and long term projects that support the CAMBA vision.
Participate in fundraising activities to support CAMBA projects and other desirable trail projects within the area.
Build relationships and learning the political landscape.
Generate overall awareness on issues and opportunities around mountain biking in Canmore and area.
Trails for All
CAMBA believes strongly in making trails accessible for all ages, abilities, and ethnicities. We are extremely proud to partner and support other amazing non-profits who focus on making our trails an accepting and diverse place.
Darken the Mountains
Bringing inclusivity to outdoor spaces, I aim to work within my communities of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) and Allies to create a safe and inviting community and challenging the “norm”. Working to showcase and bring diversity in a variety of outdoor activities. Representation matters, and I’m here to break common stereotypes.
Rocky Mountain Adaptive
Providing individuals with disabilities the opportunity to participate, learn and excel at mountain sport and recreation. Based in Canmore, AB, RMA caters to all ages and abilities, providing activities in the Bow Valley area (including Canmore, Kananaskis, Banff, Lake Louise, and surrounding areas).
Empowering Indigenous youth to be unstoppable in sport, school and life. Through the transformative power of sport and play, we help youth find the courage to take on any challenge, develop leadership skills, improve their health and wellness, discover new talents and unlock their limitless potential.
Projects on the Go
CAMBA is actively engaged in a number of exciting trail projects.
Project Top Gunn
Canmore Nordic Centre
Downhill. Difficult. Different. A new trail being designed for the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park will bring a unique riding experience to the Canmore area.
Next phase of the effort to sanction Razor's Edge, involving a number of improvements to the existing trail.
Benchlands Skills Park
Addition of a multi-stage drop zone to the Benchlands skills park with drops ranging from 1 ft to 8 ft.
Powerhouse DH Trail
Some minor upgrades and improvements to the Powerhouse DH, following up on the initial construction of last year.
Bow Valley Kids Trail
Between Solara and Roundabout
A short but fun trail running parallel to Bow Valley Trail meant to decrease commuter congestion and give the kids a fun option on the way to school.
Events Coming Up
Trail nights and social events coming up for CAMBA.
Support the Trails
By supporting CAMBA you are directly investing in trail maintenance and advocacy. There are a number of ways you can support the trails.
CAMBA memberships are affordable, easy to get, and come with great benefits. With great discounts at the bike shops, great restaurants, and more it puts money in your pocket to support the trails.
Single membership for adults 18 years and older.
Group membership for families of 4 or less.
Great option for smaller clubs and teams.
Staple of our partnership program.
A huge boost for the trails.
Our highest level of partnership. Enough said.
Corporate partnership allows businesses, teams, and other organizations to directly support the trails by becoming a CAMBA partner. There are multiple levels of partnership available to fit any size of organization. Each partnership package comes with a number of bundled memberships and other benefits.
Not ready for membership but still want to give back?
The Trailforks Trail Karma system is a great way to give directly to the trails as much as you want, as often as you want. All of the funds go directly to the association with zero overhead taken by our friends at Trailforks. It's a great way for visitors to Canmore who don't have a membership to support the trails in the area.
We also accept direct donations. At this time we are not a registered charity, so are unable to issue a tax detectable receipt. E-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org directly from your bank is also accepted.
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Thanks to our Partners
A special thank you goes out to our black and double-black corporate partners and all of our partners that support us.