Outdoors safety and survival
- Alpine Club of Canada
Alpine Club of Canada Vancouver Section
- Back Country Horsemen of British Columbia
A province wide society of over 700 members
- BC Parks
BC Parks info / Ministry of Environment
- BC Wild Fire
Wildfire Management Branch of BC
- Be Bear Safe
World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)
- Canadian Avalanche Centre
The Canadian Avalanche Centre is Canada’s national public avalanche safety organization.
- Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia to provide maps, trails, trip reports, road bulletins and photos for hiking and mountaineering. Covers all Canada and USA
- Club Tread
Clubtread is an online community dedicated to the outdoors.
- Coast to Cascades Grizzly Bear Initiative
The Coast to Cascades Grizzly Bear Initiative seeks to protect and recover threatened grizzly bears and safeguard their habitat in southwest British Columbia through science-based planning and community involvement.
- E-Fauna BC
E-Fauna BC provides information on the biology and geography of the wildlife of British Columbia.
- E-Flora BC
E-Flora BC provides information on the biology and geography of the wild plant and fungi species of British Columbia.
A real-time, online checklist program, eBird has revolutionized the way that the birding community reports and accesses information about birds.
- Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC
The mission of the FMCBC is to foster and promote self-propelled activities, such as hiking, mountaineering and backcountry skiing in British Columbia through leadership, advocacy and education.
Geocaching is a real-world outdoor treasure hunting game. Players try to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, using GPS-enabled devices and then share their experiences online.
- Is a helmet worth it?
Why wearing a helmet when biking is important
- John Baldwin Wilderness Adventure
Helping people connect with wilderness
Orienteering Association of BC
- Outdoor Vancouver
Outdoor Vancouver brings the latest news, events, hiking trail guides, company profiles, product info, and more to Vancouver’s outdoor recreation enthusiasts and endurance athletes.
- Recreation Sites and Trails BC
BC offers a host of exceptional recreation opportunities. While some of the Province’s most spectacular recreation features are located in parks, many more recreation resources are found in the rugged and real backcountry.
- Sharp Hooks
Fishing and lake info
- The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers mission is to enrich the community by helping people explore, conserve, learn about and enjoy the lands and waters of the Pacific Northwest.
- Travel British Columbia
BC Lodging and Campgrounds Association is a non-profit trade organization representing over 500 motels, motor inns, hotels, resorts, lodges, bed and breakfasts, campgrounds and RV Parks throughout British Columbia.
- Vancouver Natural History Society
Vancouver Natural History Society
- Vancouver Paleontological Society
We are a non-profit society that is open to anyone with an interest in fossils.
Great Vistas at a Glance THROUGH VISTASCENE PANORAMIC MAPS
Wanderung – Vancouver’s Hiking Group – is an email-based mailing list that can help you connect with others for hiking, snowshoeing, XC-skiing and cycling trips.
- Weather Office
Weather Office info / Environment Canada
- Wilderness Committee