Autumn Ride and Salmon Lunch

Join us on October 14 for an autumn ride and lunch at Heady Trails.  The ride will begin at 9:30.Lunch options are salmon or hot dogs.  The salmon and accompaniments are $15 and the hot dog lunch is $10.  Everyone is welcome to join the ride; a $10 donation is requested for the ride.  Lunch […]

Whatcom BCH September ’17 Newsletter

Here’s the newsletter for September.Remember Roger plans to be at Heady trails this Sunday, September 3rd to work on trails.  Meet at Vedder trailhead at 8:30am.  Roger will be taking 4 weed eaters.  You can bring your horse or not, there’s work close by or can ride to one of the other trails that need […]

Heady Trails

Heady trails are brushy and need work.  Roger will be leading work parties this coming Sunday, August 27 and the following Sunday, September 3.  There will be 4 brushcutters available.  Meet at the Vedder trailhead at 8:30 a.m. with horses or without.  Bring your lunch.  E-mail Roger at with questions.Also, there have been BEAR […]

CLOSED: Schreiber’s Meadows Park Butte Lookout Trail and Road

IMPORTANT INFORMATIONUSFS staff have been up to the Schreiber’s Meadows area and found a serious issue with the trail especially for stock.  A flood event came down during the winter and covered the snow from the lower meadow, the first one you come to, to Rocky Creek, the glacier fed flow with the rocky crossing.  The […]

August 12th: Packing in for WTA – Hannegan Trail

Some packers are planning to camp out the night before.  If you wish to join them, please be there early to get a parking spot.The packers will be there before 9:00am on the 12th. If you haven’t been to Hannegan, here’s your chance to check out this trail.  For more information, contact Rocky Leavitt at

Whatcom BCH Aug’17 Newsletter

Here’s the newsletter for August.Remember the Ferndale Old Settler’s parade is this coming Saturday.BCH members will be riding at the Old Settler’s Parade in Ferndale on Saturday, July 29th.  The Parade starts at 11:00am; this year’s theme is “Harvest time of year’s gone by”.  You can park at the south end of Pioneer Park and ride […]

Blanchard Temporary Closure

The Blanchard bridge is now finally getting installed after a few delays this spring. Please see attached map about trail closure and a detour route. There are temporary trail signs for the detour and if you can pass this on.

Old Settler’s Parade, July 29th

How would you like to ride in a parade?  Here’s your chance, BCH members will be riding at the Old Settler’s Parade in Ferndale on Saturday, July 29th.  The Parade starts at 11:00am, this year’s theme is “Harvest time of year’s gone by”.  You can park at the south end of Pioneer Park and ride to the […]

Work party at Stewart Mountain, July 22, 2017

HELP WANTED!Here’s your chance to ride Stewart Mtn. trails if you haven’t been there before!  There is a work party on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Stewart Mtn. Be ready to ride at 8:30am.  We will be brushing the trails, so bring your loppers, gloves and lunch. Stewart Mtn. trails are pretty brushing so need plenty […]

Senior Pass for Parks and Forests

The deadline for the change in price for the Senior pass from $10.00 per person to $80.00 per person has been extended to the 27th of August.  This pass gives access to the National Parks and some Forest Service lands and campground and parking your vehicle at most national trailheads.  If you will be 62 […]

BCH Hotshot Crew Helps Out

Great article in the Methow Valley News.

Regional Prize Ride

Don’t forget the Regional Ride is this Saturday, July 8th at Les Hilde. Ride out 9:30–11:30a.m, $5 per prize hand. Proceeds benefit trailhead improvements. Rocky had mentioned maybe camping out this weekend. You can contact him at if you are interested in camping out. 2017 Regional Ride[4055]

Work Party, Potluck and General Meeting June 14th at Vedder Trailhead

Just a reminder, work party at 4:00pm, potluck at 6:30pm or sooner and general meeting at 7:00pm at Vedder Trailhead parking area.  Not at the gazebo.Bring gloves and any other equipment that you may need to clean around such as loppers or rakes.Remember for the potluck please bring a dish to share, your plate and […]

Blanchard Ride

Rocky plans to go to Blanchard tomorrow, May 23rd and take another look as to where they are going to haul the timbers. If anyone is interested in going with Rocky, please send him an email right away—

Amazon Smile

Please be sure to remind our members that BCHW can get donations from our purchases on Amazon through the AmazonSmile program. Below is some information. Please feel free to share it with our members. About AmazonSmile What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every […]

Whatcom BCH May 2017 Newsletter

Here is the May 2017 newsletter.No one volunteered to bring treats for the May general meeting, so is there anyone that is willing to bring some goodies and some beverages to the meeting?  Also remember we have the Confidence builder ride on May 20th and we need lots of volunteers so if you are willing […]