Wells Gray Outdoors Club

Our Club has 28 km of trails known as the Candle Creek Ski Trails in Clearwater, BC. We have a number of connecting trails which provide a large variety of routes. In the summer our Candle Creek mountain bike trails are now open! In the winter, most of our trails are set with our state-of-the-art PistenBully 100 and this year we have added a large snowmobile to assist in track setting. So look forward to some great skiing!

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TRAIL SPONSORSHIPS pay for annual trail maintenance.Thankyou to those that have purchased sponsorships - and a big shout out to our local Clearwater Bike Shop - Repairs - Service for their support with four sponsorships - WOW! Did you know TRM has Maxxis tires ? Well they do!If you would like get a sponorship this year its easy - just go to the WGOC website wellsgrayoutdoorsclub.ca/sponsorship/ ... See MoreSee Less
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The time to plan your epic summer road-trip to the wild heart of BC is finally here! 🐻🌲🚣‍♀️⛺️🏔 Canada’s waterfall Park and interior rainforest are closer than you think.As of May 25, you are encouraged to travel within your regional health zone 🤩 Start planning your summer getaway now, as travel throughout BC is on the horizon.What to include in your trip to Clearwater and Wells Gray Park:📍Hikes and sightseeing many of the 41 stunning waterfalls at peak Spring flows📍Safely scoping out wildlife like the many bears, moose and eagles that call this area home📍Feeling the thrill of the whitewater of the Clearwater River with one of our three rafting companies (Interior Whitewater Expeditions, Liquid Lifestyles Whitewater Rafting & Kayaking, Riverside Adventures) 📍Taking in the grandeur of our massive and pristine lakes and fjords like Clearwater and Azure Lakes with Clearwater Lake Tours📍Shred on our incredible network of mountain biking trails Wells Gray Outdoors Club📍Stepping back to simpler times with a horseback riding trip with Wells Gray Guest Ranch📍Bring a tent, or opt for stays at our many unique and boutique cabins, B&B's, hotels, and ranches📍Fuel your adventure with the local fare including our many restaurants, cafes, and the Clearwater Farmer's Market📍Don't forget to grab a free map and area guide at the Wells Gray Park Information CentreAnd much more.....😉Land of Hidden Waters Destination British Columbia North Thompson Valley Thompson Okanagan ... See MoreSee Less
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Enjoy our trails!

All non-members are welcome to use the trails. The $10 fee can be dropped off in our conveniently located box at the trail head.

Or become a member. Only $20 for a mountain bike membership or a bit more for a full year’s pass. Early Bird pricing in effect now until Nov. 30, 2017.

Payments can also be made by email transfer to: payments@wellsgrayoutdoorsclub.ca or via Paypal.


The Birchleg Ski Event

The Legend

The Birchleg is a fun ski event in early February re-enacting a cross country ski trip made by two Viking warriors in the 13th Century. King Haakon of Norway was murdered in 1204 during a time of civil war. The King’s infant son was in immediate peril of the same fate. Two Viking warriors loyal to their dead king and his heir took the baby to safety in Trondheim. Their flight was in midwinter, skiing 55 kilometres across the mountains. Holding the child secure behind a shield, these warriors were armed with a battle-axe and spears. young Haakon Haakonson grew to adulthood in safety, returning to Norway to claim his father’s throne.

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“Here is to all of you hard working volunteers who put on such a great event. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and my friends that came along did as well. We were full of praise on our way home to Kamloops. My personal opinion is that all was most terrifically well organised, fun, lots of work went into preparing, great shape of the trails, including some luck with the weather, lovely, tasty food, even a free beer each, very special tasty desert, and kudos to Jean Nelson for being cook and server. Great community spirit was noticeable everywhere. You could not have done any better, very friendly people, great costuming, making we want to contribute next year in thinking of something ‘Nordic’ and Birch leggy. Well done and thank you all.”
~ Sigi White from Kamloops

“To the organizers, volunteers, groomers, Search & Rescue members and the enthusiastic members of your club: Thank you for a fun day yesterday at the Birch Leg. We enjoyed the day: the people were friendly, the costumes were great, and the food was excellent. And you arranged for very good snow conditions. It was a fun day. We are thinking about costumes for next year.”
~ Kathy & Jim Brand, Kamloops.

Clearwater Times 2018 article:  Vikings rampage on Candle Creek Trails

Mountain Biking

We have 13 km of mountain and xc trails. It’s not just downhill. 4 km are green – easy.

The new trail above the warming hut offers great valley views. The Ridge Loop is complete (summer 2015). It is easy riding for everyone and rides well in both directions. The Ridge Loop and Fiddlers Green are new trails (2017) that also offer great hiking. … read on.