Chilliwack Outdoor Club

About the Chilliwack Outdoor Club

The Chilliwack Outdoor Club based in Chilliwack, BC, has over 150 members from all parts of the Fraser Valley and the lower mainland of Brisitsh Columbia. Members schedule a variety of activities throughout the year including:

Activities are scheduled at our monthly meetings, and throughout the month new activities are sent by email. The monthly outdoor schedule includes the type of activity, location, degree of difficulty, and contact information. Car pooling is normally organized (donations to the driver to cover gas and maintenance are strongly encouraged).
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See some trip pictures on our Flickr group.
We also have Gear Rental including canoes, snowshoes, etc.

Membership Fees

canoeingFees are $35.00 per year, due each October.

Part of the membership fee is used to pay for liability insurance club activities, and for membership in the Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC. All members are required to complete and sign a form that is a disclosure of risk, responsibilities and waiver of liability.

Meetings

Chilliwack Outdoor Club member HikingProspective members are urged to attend and will be made welcome! Meetings include a speaker and light refreshments are served. Organizers also announce upcoming trips at the meeting.
Time: 7:30pm Last Monday of every month from Sept. to May, except December. June's meeting is a BBQ.
Place: Mount Slesse Middle School, 5871 Tyson Road, Chilliwack BC V2R 3N9.
See directions and map.

Participating in an activity

Chillliwack outdoor club member cyclingPlease contact the trip organizer if you are interested in participating in one of the scheduled activities. The organizer can give you information on the skills and equipment required, as well as the meeting location and time. Keep in mind that organizers are volunteers, not professional guides, and you are responsible for your own safety.

Newsletter

Club members produce a monthly newsletter with current trip reports called The Tripper that is emailed to the membership.

LIbrary

The club maintains a library of outdoor recreation books. Trail guides, biographies, adventure stories, and more. If you would like to borrow a book on the list, please email our librarian at ihofler(usual symbol here)telus.net, and she will bring it to the next meeting.
See a list of our library books.

To join

Three happy members of the Chilliwack Outdoor ClubTo join the Chilliwack Outdoor Club, or for more information, please email the membership secretary, Ken Orr, at: orrke(insert usual symbol here)shaw.ca, call the number given on our contact page, or come out to a monthly meeting.

Updates

Feb. 2013

Vedder Mountain Report added.

Oct. 2011

Guest policy and incident reporting forms added.

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