Welcome to the Mountain Bike Tourism Association!
The MBTA is a unique non-profit organization committed to establishing mountain biking as a safe and sustainable tourism experience in Western Canada, perhaps the most scenic and challenging mountain biking destination on the planet! We work collaboratively with a network of businesses, bike clubs, communities, resorts, and government agencies to achieve our goal…
..to have Western Canada recognized for its world class sustainable trails and abundant mountain biking experiences that are supported by enthusiastic communities and resort operators offering high quality services.
With so much information about the COVID-19 crisis, it can be very confusing. Most if not all businesses in the tourism industry are feeling the impacts from the unprecedented quarantine measures imposed by governments around the world to deal with the crisis. How...read more
Electric bikes (e-bikes) have become increasingly popular in recent years as an alternative form of transportation and a new recreation activity. Recognizing this as an emerging use of Crown land, Recreation Sites and Trails BC has created a policy to clarify e-bike...read more
The Outdoor Recreation Council of BC has released a publication for recreation groups that wish to work cooperatively with Indigenous communities in BC. Authored by Patrick Lucas, founder of the Aboriginal Youth Mountain Bike Program, the guide offers insights into...read more
MTB Tourism Symposium 2021 has been postponed
Regretfully, we have decided to postpone this year’s symposium until 2022 due to continued uncertainty around larger gatherings in September.
2019 Fraser Valley Outdoor Recreation Economic Impact Study Released
Outdoor recreation has become a big part of our lifestyles and with that, it has become a significant driver of our local economies. Check out the results of this groundbreaking and comprehensive study from the Fraser Valley. Click here.
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