Events/Trip Schedule


The Seymour Ridge Trail is now open.

Call for photos;

The Bulkley Valley Backpackers Society turns 30 this year and to celebrate we are holding a photo contest!!!

Please submit your favorite hiking photo from the 2021 season by Labour Day to be entered in a draw to win a prize. Prize will be announced at a later date.

You can enter by emailing us your photo at Please include your full name and phone number and "BVBS Turns 30' in your submission. All photos will be shared publicly throughout the summer on our website and Facebook page so please include the date and location the photo was taken to inspire others on their outdoor adventures.

We are hoping to be able to celebrate our 30th anniversary with everyone at an in-person event this fall, if the government regulations allow. Details to follow.

Trip Schedule

July 25, Four Lakes, Thomas Wunderlin, 250 643 0387. Elevation gain 1000 m, 5 to 6 hrs depending on final destination, steep with some bouldery terrain, not suitable for beginners, requires good weather.

August 8, McCabe to Knoll, Ann Green 250 643 1294. 16 km r/t, 600 m elevation gain, 5 hours return.

August 15, McDonnel West, Stephen Lockwood 778 210 0548. ~10 km, 750 m elevation gain, 6 hours return.

August 22, Sidina Mountain, Wolfgang Loschberger 250 847-5883. 1400 m elevation gain!!, 7 hours return.

August 29, Seaton Ridge, Monika Ziegler 250 847 5284. 900 m elevation gain, 6 hours return.

September 12, HBM Peak, Jay Gilden 250 847 4794. 1200 m elevation gain, 6 hours return.

September 19, China Knows, Steve Willis 250 847 4572. 200 m elevation gain, 6 km, 4 hours return. This is a follow-up to this spring's introductory hike to Moose Mountain. That is, this hike is for people who are new to hiking, new to the area or have never been to this unique landform before.