"I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member." Groucho Marx

Memberships are $25 for individuals and families for 5 years. Payment can be made by cheque payable to the Bulkley Valley Backpackers Society. The upcoming membership cycle is January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2019. Memberships can be renewed any time now.

Click on the attachment below to open the membership application form in PDF format. Print the form, fill it in and mail to:

Bulkley Valley Backpackers Society


215 Highland Road

Smithers BC V0J 2N6

Alternatively the completed form and payment can be dropped off at Local Supply Co. (3852 First Avenue). If the membership form and fee is dropped off at these stores please notify Kathleen at

Email Kathleen at for information about membership.

Weekly outings are free of charge. (Note, there is a "travel fee" to compensate drivers.) However, we encourage you to join the Bulkley Valley Backpackers Society to support the Club's activities.

We can show you some of the most scenic areas in the Northwest. Join us to: make new friends, have fun, get fit, meet other singles, discover muscles you never knew you had, all this and more, by hiking, biking, skiing and snowshoeing with the BV Backpackers!