I live in Squamish, BC, an outdoor playground. It’s nestled between the mountains and ocean, about 1hr from Vancouver and Whistler. It’s home to mountain bikers, skiers, boarders, climbers, kayakers, kite surfers, and snowmobilers—you name it, this town does it.

We are lucky while everyone is encouraged to #stayhome, self-isolate, and avoid public facilities, because mild temperatures and a vast ‘backyard’ make it so that we can keep active and distant. However, a concerning issue is the large number of people hitting the trails. The number of mountain bikers has substantially increased and snowmobile access to the backcountry is still wide open…