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Celebrate Tourism Week

May 21, 2017 – The Backcountry Lodges of British Columbia Association is joining communities, cities and regions around British Columbia to recognize National Tourism Week—May 28 to June 3, 2017. 

BC’s tourism industry experienced record setting numbers last year, and the trend is continuing as businesses and destinations across BC have already enjoyed a busy first quarter and are anticipating more record results this summer. Operators and communities around BC are sharing their Tourism Week celebrations on social media using the hashtag #BCTourismMatters

Celebrating CAA Contributions

May 10, 2017 – The Canadian Avalanche Association recently honoured Service Award Recipients and a nominee for Honorary Membership at their Spring Meetings and AGM 2017, held in Penticton from May 1-5, 2017.

BLBCA Executive Director, Brad Harrison received a 2017 Service Award for his dedication to InfoEx subscribers and leadership of the InfoEx Advisory Group.

Each year, the CAA honours members who have made a significant contribution to avalanche safety in Canada. Service Awards and Honorary Membership are ways to celebrate these contributions.

Scott Flavelle also received a Service Award during the event, while Mike Boissonneault was nominated for Honorary Membership.

Read All About It – BLBCA Spring NewsletterBLBCA NewsletterApril 18, 2017 – Fresh off the presses, it’s the latest edition of our BLBCA Newsletter – Spring, 2017!

Hear from a lodge owner on the unique opportunities at backcountry lodges, 4 ways to experience summer at the BLBCA, learn about the DBC’s partnership with Google, and much more!

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4 Ways to Experience BC’s Backcountry Lodges in Summer

BLBCA-LatestNews-Mar122017March 12, 2017 – It’s been an incredible winter season in BC, and before long, the snow will melt and thoughts will shift from winter to summer.

That doesn’t mean BC’s backcountry lodges should be forgotten. There are plenty of other ways to experience these alpine retreats in summer.

Mountain bike from your doorstep, standup paddleboard on alpine lakes, take a hike and stretch it out, or sneak in one more ski trip.

Learn more about BC’s backcountry lodges and find the an alpine retreat that offers your favourite summer and winter activities.

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