Board of Directors
Trail Maintenance & Development Manager
Community Engagement Manager
Advisors & Consultants
Trails & Safety Advisor
The Trails committee is responsible for all on trail operations related to trail building, maintenance, and other activities. This includes organizing and running trail days, working with land managers on trail design, and other activities such as installing signage.
The Advocacy committee works to establish and maintain access to trails, both old and new. This includes constant work and communication with the community and our land managers to address issues and find solutions to keep our trails sustainable and vibrant.
The Fundraising committee supports all CAMBA activities through the raising of funds for all things trails. This includes grass-roots fundraising at events and reaching out to businesses for corporate sponsorship.
The Events committee's job is to keep the stoke high with social events. This includes pub nights after group rides and bigger events like our infamous Plaid Goat poker ride.
The History of CAMBA
With support from the three Canmore bike shops Wanda Bogdane founds the Canmore and Area Mountain Biking Association.
Quarry Lake Park Project
In partnership with the Town of Canmore CAMBA starts work on the design of a trail system in the Quarry Lake Park area in support of the Town of Canmore’s Recreational master plan.
Quarry Lake Park Building
With volunteer support from the community CAMBA breaks ground on the QLP trail system.
Three Sisters Mountain Village MOU
Three Sisters Mountain Village and CAMBA establish a Memorandum of Understanding to support the development, construction and maintenance of mountain bike trails on TSMV property.
Freeride/Enduro Trail Approval
In response to fulfilling a gap in the existing network of trails CAMBA successfully applies to Alberta Parks for a new Freeride/Enduro trail to be built at the Canmore Nordic Centre.
Razor's Edge Connector
In partnership with Alberta Parks and the Canmore Trail Alliance CAMBA joins the Razor’s Edge Connector project.
With a boost provided by the Plaid Goat festival CAMBA reaches the milestone of 350 active members.
Quarry Lake Park Phase 1
With a total of 650 m of trail built over two seasons the first phase of the Quarry Lake Park trails is completed with the new trail being connected to the existing network.
OH&S Policy Created
Working with Vaughn Bonsteel Consulting CAMBA creates an Occupational Heath and Safety standard.
Powerhouse Downhill Trail
Working with the Town of Canmore CAMBA completes and opens the Powerhouse Downhill Trail.
In conjunction with the launching of a formal corporate partnership program CAMBA secures SMITH as a double-black corporate partner.
CAMBA hits a major milestone of 500 active members.
Winter Grooming Pilot
CAMBA pilots Winter fat bike grooming operations by partnering with the Canmore Nordic Centre to groom fat bike trails at the CNCPP.
Pedal for Pints
In partnership with Sheepdog Brewing and The Bike Shop, CAMBA launches Pedal for Pints: a fun and social fundraiser to raise money for the trails.
QLP Drop Zone
In partnership with the Town of Canmore, and supported by SMITH Optics, a new progressive drop zone is opened at Quarry Lake Park.
Razor's Edge Completed
Working with the Friends of Kananakis, upgrades to the Razor's Edge trail are completed, moving the trail closer to final sanctioning.
Bow Valley Kids Trail
CAMBA starts construction on the 'Bow Valley Kids Trail', a short but fun track to increase safety for kids travelling along Bow Valley Trail.
Alberta Parks Cooperating Agreement
Nearly six years in the making, CAMBA establishes a multi year cooperating agreement with Alberta Environment & Parks. Along with the agreement is a $100,000 grant.
Winter Grooming Program
CAMBA launches a full blown Winter trail grooming program, with support from the Rotary Club of Canmore to purchase a Snowdog.