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FatBiking along the new Westside Legacy Trail

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BikeBC has a matching program for donations up until Jan 31st, 2016!

Many Paths, One Trail. *Up to a maximum of $440,000, subject to grant approval by Bike BC.

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Take the first step this Christmas

You can be a part of the Westside Legacy Trail too. This Christmas, give the gift that will begin your Legacy – One Meter of Trail ($200). Your name (or family name) will be displayed forever on our Donor Wall for helping build the Westside Legacy Trail, and you will receive a charitable tax receipt […]

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Starting a Legacy: The new Westside Legacy Trail Video

Feature local celebrities, and some of Invermere’s most recognizable smiles, we are putting together a powerful new video that will truly showcase how passionate our community is for the Westside Legacy Trail. Will you join us? Dee Conklin – Palliser Printing Keira Neal – Survivor Lyle Wilson – Nipika Mountain Resort

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Global Fat Bike Day 2015

Fat Bikes are specially designed to handle winter conditions, the aptly named bike style comes from the larger tires, the surface area of which helps riders enjoy trails during the snowy months. In many warmer countries, fat bikes are beginning to take root as they perform equally as well on loose sands and beaches. Special […]

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Invermere Lightup: We heard you!

We had many excited bikers/cyclists (9 total!) who had this to say: “Biking” “Family Rides” “Smooth Rides” “So I can bike!” “Bike Trails” “Faire du vélo” “Bike Fast” “We want to ride as a family!” “Ride beside the lush green trail. On the trail of Awesomeness” Four people pleased to hear about a safe place […]

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Invermere to Fairmont – Westside Legacy Trail Progress Update!

The WLT will begin at the south boundary of Invermere (near Castlerock Estates) and will end at the railway overpass entering Fairmont Hot Springs. It will be 25 kilometers long, five meters wide with a three meter paved surface and a painted centreline. The project is being undertaken by the Columbia Valley Greenways Trail Alliance, […]

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Invermere to Fairmont – benefits of the Westside Legacy Trail

The new Westside Legacy Trail’s benefits apply to locals, part-timers, and visitors to our area alike – and will attract more people to our wonderful Valley. Following in similar footsteps as other large trail projects in BC, we hope to bring about many benefits – some of which include: The project is being undertaken by […]

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Invermere to Fairmont – what is the Westside Legacy Trail?

Running parallel to Westside Road, the new Westside Legacy Trail will run from Castlerock Estates in Invermere, down to a new parking lot in Fairmont Hot Springs. There will be many access points to the Trail along Westside Road, allowing cyclists, walkers, runners and many other user groups easy access to 25km of paved trail. With a […]

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Greenways now accepting gifts of securities

Looking for a non-cash alternative to make a gift to the Westside Legacy Trail?  Gifts of publicly traded securities such as stocks, bonds, shares, income trusts, etc. may offer a tax efficient method of donating and also provide a charitable receipt. If this donation method is of interest to you, please contact Mark Halwa – Executive Director […]

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