Dan has been a professional trail builder since 2011. He’s the Lead builder for Whistler Off-Road Cycling Association. His crew is responsible for building and maintaining most of Whistler's trails outside of the WB tenure and Lost Lake. Lord of the Squirrels, Chipmunk Rebellion, Rubbish, Dessert Platter, Robin Yer Eggs, and Yummier Numby are just some of the new trails that WORCA has created since 2014 on top of performing full renovations to many local classics.
Dan runs the weekly community trail nights and hosts school groups for trail stewardship sessions. He also performs contracted work for the RMOW, PVTA, PORCA and the provincial government (RSTBC). On top of all that he teaches sustainable trail building for the Whistler Adventure School.
Can I be honest for a second? Mountain biking is hard, with tons of barriers for entry… It takes tenacity, courage, determination, and self-reliance to grow and develop to the point where a rider can actually enjoy themselves instead of fearing fo...