Walking, Hiking & Climbing

Vancouver Regional Outdoor Club
Year round non-competitive events in the Vancouver area to suit all levels of ability, including hiking, camping, kayaking, biking, inline skating, canoeing, skiing, boarding, cross-country skiing and snow shoeing, with occasional special events.
The Inside Edge Club
One of Western Canada’s largest social and recreation clubs, offering hiking, cycling, camping, dances, dinners, theatre, baseball, car rallies and kayaking. 1 - 11151 Bridgeport Road, Richmond, BC, V6X 1T3.
Cliffhanger Richmond
Rock climbing wall, different types of membership, and passes. Equipment rentals. 520-3771 Jacombs Road, Richmond, BC, V6V 2L9.
An email-based mailing list with over 1,600 subscribers in or around Vancouver that connects people for hiking, snowshoeing, XC-skiing and cycling trips, with all subscribers free to organize or join events.
North Shore Hikers
The biggest and most active hiking club based in the Lower Mainland, with over 600 members, offering weekend activities such as hiking, snowshoeing, cycling, back country skiing and backpacking. Membership is available to adults aged nineteen and over.
The Hiking Club
Beginner and intermediate level hikes, with snowshoe and ski trips during the winter months. People of all fitness levels welcome.
Cliffhanger Climbing Gyms
Rock climbing lessons for all ages, with climbing walls designed to suit all skill levels. 670 Industrial Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V6A 2P3.
Squamish Rock Guides
Climbing courses, guiding and private instruction, with a wide selection of courses open to individuals, families, schools, camps and corporate clients.
Vertical Reality Climbing Gym
Climbing gym, youth courses, birthday packages, air conditioned. 202-7728 128 St, Surrey, BC, V3W 1L3.
Weekly activities for the over-50s, including hiking, cycling, walks, downhill and cross country skiing, and snowshoeing, as well as social events such as theatre, concerts and weekend trips. 101 - 1001 West Broadway, Box 1055, Vancouver, BC, V6H 4E4.
British Columbia Mountaineering Club
Mountaineering, climbing, hiking, backpacking and back country skiing trips, with monthly socials and courses. There are several categories of membership: active, associate, youth, life, senior and honorary. PO Box 2674, Vancouver, BC, V6B 3W8.
Chilliwack Hiking Club
Hiking around Chilliwack and Vancouver, with trails ranging from easy and lasting up to four hours, to advanced and lasting over ten hours, and different hikes every two weeks. Trial membership includes two free events.
Rockcraft Designs
Climbing boulders, playgrounds and poolside climbing walls. 3999 2nd Avenue, Burnaby, BC, V5C 3W9.
Ecospirit Adventure Club
Adventure for everyone, with hiking, cycling, paddling and climbing, in an online community where members post either easy or hard events to join. There are also monthly pub nights.
North Vancouver Outdoors Club
Hiking, snowshoeing, skiing and cycling around the North Shore, the Pemberton and Whistler area, Manning Park, and Washington State. A low annual membership fee and non-members are entitled to one free trial event.
Club Tread
An online community dedicated to the outdoors, sharing ideas, trip reports, photographs, and advice, with a lively message board, a database of trails and an online store.
Valley Outdoor Association
Fraser Valley-based club with members from all over the Lower Mainland, offering a wide variety of weekend activities for all fitness and experience levels, as well as an active group of mid-week hikes.
Vancouver Rock Climbing Group
Open to all climbers of all levels as well as prospective climbers, offering the chance to network, to share techniques and training, to learn how to climb and find training partners, with four to five events a week.