Gear Swap supports Cumberland Forest

Calling bikers, hikers, paddlers and adventurers. Don’t miss the inaugural Beaufort Gear Swap for the Cumberland Forest. On Saturday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., it’s time to move out your old gear and find cool new stuff for a great price – all the while helping to raise funds to protect the forests surrounding Cumberland.

There will be a Kids Pump Track Challenge with prizes, Beer, barbecue, a UROC membership drive, DJs and more. Admission is by donation.

How does it work?

Gather your outdoor gear (in good repair please) and bring it to Beaufort Cycles Sept. 18-21 from 8 a.m. — 5 p.m. Fill out the Gear Swap donor card with details and desired price. Revenues support the Cumberland Forest and their big land purchase efforts this fall.

Can’t drop off but have stuff to consign? Message Angela at angeboss@gmail.com or Laurel at engage@cumberlandforest.com for pick up.

Biking, running, paddling, camping, climbing, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and accessories, clothing, hydration gear (no bladders please), shoes, major components, gloves, guards, safety and navigation gear, tools or pumps. Please no helmets.

Items valued under $100 – 50% to the CCFS

Items valued $100-$500 – 35% to the CCFS

Items valued $500-$1000 – 20% to the CCFS

Items valued $1000 or more 10% to the CCFS

Or tick the box to donate anywhere from 50%-100% to the CCFS.

Big fun for a great cause.

For details, visit www.cumberlandforest.com or stop by Beaufort Cycles, 4640 Cumberland Rd.

Facebook events: https://www.facebook.com/events/547381758998451/

Just Posted

Courtenay supports church renos, lunch program

Council approves $25,000 request from St. George’s United

The Hub Organ Trio coming to Courtenay

The Georgia Straight Jazz Society features an amazing trio at the Avalanche… Continue reading

YANA a blessing for Michaela, Harley, and Baby Violet

Comox Valley association a pillar of the community

Deadline looming for North Island College scholarship applications

Students have until April 24 to apply for a record number of… Continue reading

AspieComic Micheal McCreary coming to the Comox Valley

Comox Valley Child Development Association hosting the fundraising event

Kickers beat Meralomas in quarter-final

The Comox Valley Kickers women’s rugby team defeated the Vancouver Meralomas 56-5… Continue reading

Waste not: Kootenay brewery leftovers feed the local food chain

Spent grains from the Trail Beer Refinery are donated to local farmers and growers, none go to waste

Kickers beat Meralomas in quarter-final

The Comox Valley Kickers women’s rugby team defeated the Vancouver Meralomas 56-5… Continue reading

Deck collapses in Langley during celebration, 35 people injured

Emergency responders rushed to the Langley home

B.C. mom wages battle to get back four kids taken from her in Egypt

Sara Lessing of Mission has help from Abbotsford law firm

VIDEO: Fire guts Peachland home

Crews are still on scene pumping water onto the blaze in the Okanagan neighbourhood

$6K raised in one day’s time for family of woman gunned down in Penticton

GoFundMe launched for family of Darlene Knippelberg, to pay for funeral costs and other expenses

B.C. mountain biker sent home from hospital twice, despite broken vertebrae

Released in Maple Ridge to go home with three fractured vertebrae

Seven tips to travel safely this Easter long weekend

An average of three people are killed, and hundreds more injured, each Easter long weekend in B.C.

Most Read