Membership — Join/Renew

2024 Memberships are available now

Memberships purchased today are valid until December 31, 2024

Memberships purchased on or after September 1, 2023, are valid until December 31, 2024

Annual Membership Types:

Individual $35:
Use this if the Island Mountain Ramblers is the only FMCBC club you belong to
Family $60:
Choose this if you are joining with multiple people in your household
FMCBC Associate $16:
Choose this if you are already a member of a hiking club that is a member of the Federation of Mountain Clubs of British Columbia. For example, the Comox District Mountaineering Club (CDMC). NOTE: the ACCVI is not an associate club
Student $21
Students have a special rate– we acknowledge the burden of tuition and books!

New and Returning Members

  1. Complete the online membership form
  2. Payment of dues can be made using Paypal, or by e-transfer
  3. Complete the annual electronic waiver
  4. Create a account that uses the first and last name.
  5. Join the club’s private members-only Meetup Group.



To pay by E-transfer (not preferred)

Note this will delay access to the club Meetup. To pay your dues via e-transfer, send the transfer to  treasurer(at) You’ll need to trade the  (at) to an @ symbol. Use this form if you’re paying by e-transfer.



Membership Benefits:

  • Access to our trip schedule;
  • Subscription to The Ramblers’ Ramble, our email newsletter (subscribe);
  • Membership in the Federation of BC Mountain Clubs (;
  • Comprehensive liability insurance while on club trips, through the FMCBC;
  • Access to Cloudburst, the FMCBC semi-annual magazine publication;
  • Participation in Club organized courses, and workshops;
  • Member education rebates on outdoor education courses and first aid;
  • A 10% discount on courses offered through MB Guiding;
  • A 10% discount in-store on regularly priced clothing at Beyond the Usual;
  • Access to the club’s library of books and equipment
  • Use of club equipment while on club trips (snowshoes, crampons and mountaineering axes), and;
  • The enjoyment of outings in the mountains with a knowledgeable and amiable bunch of people.

Partner Discounts




10% off education courses

Accounting for membership dues:

All funds contribute to the growth and maintenance of the club. Your contributions pay for membership incentives, equipment,  education rebates, outdoor advocacy initiatives, leader insurance and membership in the Federation of Mountain Clubs of British Columbia (FMCBC).

Current FMCBC portions $8 FMCBC membership, $22 FMCBC insurance

Schedule A — Adopted October 27, 2019