I recently had someone who is moving to Vancouver email in and ask me about what outdoor clubs are around. Clubs are a great way to meet new people who share your interests, learn more about an activity, and find motivation to get out and participate in different sports. While I have posted about a […]
There’s a good article in the Vancouver Sun today about how online hiking groups are a great way to meet new people and get some exercise. Discussed in the article are clubs such as Wanderung, ClubTread, and North Shore Hikers, among others. Excerpt below. (For a current, full list of local outdoor clubs of all […]
The BC Mountaineering Club has been around for over 100 years now and offers mountaineering programs, courses, and trips all over BC. The BCMC is a group of like-minded individuals who participate in outdoor activities. The club was established in 1907 and currently has about 500 members. The club organizes mountaineering and back country skiing […]
The North Shore Hikers Club boasts over 600 members and has been around since 1958. We provide outdoor activities that are enjoyable, satisfying, scenic and safe. Through the club, members can enjoy fantastic wilderness in all seasons, improve fitness and develop outdoor skills. We have an average of 7 weekend activities at various levels, with […]
Based out of North Vancouver, Club Fat Ass is a grassroots running club. The club organizes no-frills, low key events, with a focus on having fun and socializing while running on some pretty gnarly North Shore terrain. The club encourages participation from all skill levels – brand new trail runners to elites. The events are […]
Wanderung is a great website for people who are looking to get outdoors and meet some new people. Through an extensive mailing list (1,300 people in the Vancouver area), subscribers can send “Call-outs” for outdoor excursions, and organize trips.