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HIMBA Trail Character List

In the Spring and Summer of 2020, HIMBA members embarked on a Trail Character Designation project. The goal was to provide guidance to those who take on trail maintenance and improvement projects so that they would know how far they could go with changes to trails. We encourage those of […]

Joe King MTB Skills Park

HIMBA is having a world-class Skills Park built at the current pump-track site at Joe King Park. This is massive & truly exciting news. This park has been a work-in-progress for decades & we’re all stoked to finally see it coming to fruition. HIMBA has hired a builder with 20-years […]

Geoff Kabush underbiking on Hornby Island

We can’t quite call him a local rider, but we would like to. Geoff Kabush rides Hornby all the time and his parents live here. Geoff has been riding Hornby his whole life and he started his race career here as a junior–ok, a MONSTER junior–and has gone on to […]

BikeFest 2019 Video. Long edit

Hey Hornby Mountain Bike Enthusiasts, here’s a 20 minute video from BikeFest 2019. It is edited chronologically so should give you a bit of a feel for what a fantastic scene unfolded on June 15-16th. We’ve left it long with most of what was usable included to increase the likelihood […]

2019 No Horse Shootout Results

It’s been 12 years and everyone is still stoked! We had a near-record turn out this Sunday! 41 riders total, with a huge representation of locals. The category breakdowns were 16 Youth, 5 Women, and 20 Men. Barring some minor technical hitches with the radios and a single crash, the […]

BikeFest 2019, June 15-16

BikeFest 2019 INFO Format The historic BikeFest had 4 separate Mountain Bike events, Cross Country, Down Hill, Trials, and Dual Slalom–all crammed into one weekend. It was a lot of fun, but pretty hectic. It’s been thirty years since the first BikeFest in 1989, and we’ve learned much in that […]

South Spasm Chasm Trail Replacement Project

The HIMBA Sponsored South Spasm Chasm Trail Replacement Project is almost complete. Big thanks to Arlo, Brett, Dean, Dexter, Dierdre, Eben, Jason, Kasmer, Marc W., Mike, Nick, Odus, Peter, Tig, and Tom for the hard work and enthusiasm at the outings on Nov.11 & Dec 16. GREAT work!