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Posted by BrittanyZ Posted 28.03.2013 10:03 Category: Commentary  Tags: volunteer forum 
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Posted by BrittanyZ Posted 28.12.2012 10:18 Category: Commentary  Tags: spearhead garibaldi bcparks 
An area of particular concern in the current draft is the plan to continue to allow heli-skiing within the park, in the same area as the new proposed hut system. Comment while you still can.


The BCMC is concerned that the Garibaldi Park Management Plan Draft Amendments will entrench heli-skiing in Garibaldi Park and will consider heli-skiing in the placement of huts on the Spearhead Traverse.

If you share these concerns and want to make a difference, please follow these three steps:

Step 1: Highlight (select) the text below, right click and select ”copy”

  • Heli-skiing should be phased out of Garibaldi Park
  • Heli-skiing does not add value for other Park users
  • Huts sites should be selected to maximize safety of users and minimize environmental impact; sites should not be chosen to mitigate conflict between heli-skiing and other Park users

Step 2: Click on the link below and scroll down to Section 6.2.5 (b)


Step 3: Right click in the box for section 6.2.5 (b) and click on “paste”

Thank you for taking the time to act on this important issue. The Park Master Plan may not be amended again for 20 or more years, so this is the time to speak-up.


If you wish to provide input to BC Parks on the rest of the amendments, the BCMC’s full submission may be helpful:

Also, consider sending your comments to:

Honourable Terry Lake, BC Minister of Environment

Honourable Christy Clark, Premier of British Columbia

Joan McIntyre, MLA, West Vancouver - Sea to Sky

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