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Membership (ONLINE ONLY)

Membership applications are currently processed ONLINE only. 





 VRCG Membership Benefits

– VRCG stands for the Vancouver Rock Climbing Group Society, a provincial registered not-for-profit society (S-0061792). Member can vote and participate on the executive team to guide our not-for-profit Society to make this world a better place

– access to ALL trips on the calendar

– access to club gear borrowing/rental during club trips

– access to membership benefits (see below); proof of membership: membership card or e-mail confirmation on your smart phone


VRCG is a registered not-for-profit (S-0061792), meaning we try to make as much profit as possible, but the profit doesn’t go to the directors/exec for their personal beer fund but go to VRCG programs, club gear and operation costs. Everyone in the club (including exec.) pays membership.

$30 goes:

– $10 to Federation of Mountain Club BC (a registered charity) to support their charity work to advocate for safe, self-propelled activities and the protection of BC’s backcountry.

– ~$7.50 to club insurance

– $1.17 PayPal fee

– the rest goes to programs and club gear (e.g. ropes, ice tools, etc.)




Thanks to our amazing Climbing Leaders, we have an average of 385 trips/year. Trips of all sorts, meet climbing partners, instructional trainings, rock, snow, ice,  alpine expeditions and amazing parties. Our mission is to benefit climbers of all levels. If you are an experienced climber, you get to meet other super stoked climbers and crank even harder. If you are a new climber, you can attend instructional training, learn from scratch from indoor to rock, snow, ice climbing.



Climbing Gear Borrowing or Rental during club trips. Harness, Ropes, Quickdraws, Trad Gear, Ice Tools, Ice Screws


Partnership with Other Clubs


Climbing Gyms Discounts

  • Cliffhanger Climbing Gyms (offers 10% discount on passes (excluding courses and membership monthly payment plans)
  • Richmond Oval offers special admission $11.50+tax for age 19-25 & $13.25 for age 26+ (tax included; belay fees waived)  drop-in weekly Fri 6-10pm & Sun 5-8pm (with or without a meetup/organizer), good for climbing and using all facilities in the center.
  • Edge Climbing Centre offers 50% off admissions during club trips.
  • Coquitlam Climb Base5
  1. $50 5 passes
  2. Offers 10% discount on passes (excluding courses and membership monthly payment plans)
  3. first 2 months for only $40/month plus a free belay course for you or a friend *Discount applies to first 2 months of monthly membership program only. Regular rate of $58/month and cancellation rules apply to all subsequent months of membership. Membership perks include: a free guest pass per month, 10% off classes, 5% off retail purchases and free admissions to special events.




Climbing Schools Discounts

  • Ridge Wildness offers 10% discount on first aid courses
  • Canada West Mountain School offers $25.00 off on climbing and mountaineering courses
  • Squamish Rock Guide offers 10% discount on climbing and mountaineering courses
  • Climb the Peaks offers our members special discounts on guided trips and climbing courses. If interested, please contact Klemen at 604 377 0475, or at
  • Zenclimb 50% off for Anchor course  (contact Raz)