Kicking Ass - Together

    We’re dedicated to strong community involvement, both locally, throughout B.C., Canada and the USA.

    • Access Fund – is the national advocacy organization that keeps U.S. climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment. Founded in 1991, the Access Fund supports and represents over 2.3 million climbers nationwide in all forms of climbing: rock, ice, mountaineering, and bouldering.
    • The Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival — Be inspired. Be energized. Celebrate the spirit of adventure at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival. Experience the adventure of climbing, mountain expeditions, mountain sport, environment and remote cultures.
    • Idle Free BC — The town of Invermere knows idling cars go nowhere. And they've moved towards being idle-free. Anti-Idling Brochure (PDF Brochure 1MB).
    • IMBA —  We are proud to have partnered with the International Mountain Bike Association. IMBA works to bring out the best in mountain biking by encouraging low-impact riding, volunteer trail work participation, cooperation among trail user groups, grassroots advocacy and innovative trail management solutions.
    • Jumbo Creek Conservation Society (JCCS) — Educating the public about the consequences of the proposed Jumbo Glacier Resort.
    • Living Lakes Network Canada — is a network of action-oriented NGOs that facilitate and initiate projects in the fields of science, education and restoration, that result in long-term protection of our precious freshwater resources.
    • The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) — We commit a percentage of our pre-tax profits to help conserve land in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia.
    • Purple Hill Humanitarians — brings access to education and health services to rural Nicaraguan communities.
    • Squamish Mountain Festival presented by Arcteryx | Squamish, BC — The vision of this festival is to provide a grassroots gathering to celebrate the magic of climbing, bouldering and mountain culture.
    • Wildsight — We support Wildsight’s Climate Solutions for the Kootenays program; which aims to help mobilize citizens, businesses and local governments to help BC reach its emission-reduction targets in a timely fashion. The community outreach portion of the work will begin with Invermere and Fernie as the pilot communities. As well as the Lake Windermere Project for lake water quality monitoring and supporting the citizen based Ambassador program which acts as the lake “watchdog”.
    • Wings over the Rockies — A festival of birds, wetlands and wildlife that takes place each May.


    • 24 hours of Adrenalin | Canmore, AB — A 24 hour mountain bike race in the heart of the Canadian Rockies at the Canmore Nordic centre.
    • 5 Peaks Trail Running Series — Canada’s premier trail running series. Positive impact on you, no impact on the environment!
    • California 100 Rivers for Change — a 100 mile, one day paddling race on the Sacramento River which is a fundraiser for California River advocacy.
    • Columbia Valley Cycling Society — Promote safe, legal and sustainable mountain bike trails in the Columbia valley
    • Dirt Series — Getting more women on their bikes, teaching technical mountain bike skills to thousands of women.
    • Granfondo Garneau Quebecor — Hosted by Louis Garneau this road cycling event is 110 km from Trois Rivieres to Quebec City.
    • Heart of the Rockies Triathlon —  An Olympic distance triathlon in Invermere, British Columbia.
    • Local Ride Racing — Based out of Local Ride Bike shop in Maple BC, Local Ride Racing (LRR) is one of BC’s best represented cycling team. With racers of all ages and disciplines, if you’ve been to a local race in BC, or national level race in Canada, chances are you’ve seen them.
    • Morning Gloryville | San Franscisco, New York, Montreal — Jump start your weekday morning with Kicking Horse Coffee and a morning dance party and rave.
    • Nipika Events — Nipika Mountain Resort hosts a series of events throughout the year. From their well know loppets and Crazy Soles trail run to the Kootenay Krusher mountain bike race. They also offer a series of programs from the Learn to Ski week to the Get Your Running Legs On trail running week.
    • Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx | Okanagan — Ride 50-160 km through British Columbia's scenic wine country.
    • RM Events — Fun, safe and healthy triathlon events in the Canadian Rockies.
    • Steamboat Stinger | Steamboat Springs, CO  — A mountain bike race, trail marathon and half marathon which aim to provide a challenging backcountry experience showcasing some of Steamboat Springs finest singletrack.  This Colorado Classic is put on by our friends at Honey Stinger.
    • Tour de Victoria — The Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria is a supported mass participation cycling event, catering to all fitness levels by offering three distances: for the enthusiast to the entry-level rider to those who want to experience cycling for the first time!
    • TransRockies Events — A series of events ranging from epic single track mountain bike riding through the Canadian Rockies, to  road riding and trail running.
    • Victoria Granfondo — Big Ride, Big Adventure.  This ride is a 270 km paved loop through the wild landscape of southern Vancouver Island.