Outdoor.
Adventure.
Community.

Everything you need to get out of Toronto and into the Wild

150+
Active Members
100+
Adventures/Year
30
Average Member Age
20+
Community Socials/Year

NATURE is all around us. Living in the city, that's easy to forget. 
Wilderness Union offers everything you need to get out of Toronto and into the Wild.

ADVENTURES

Taking You to Places You've Never Been Before

Wilderness Union is much more than a hiking club. We believe that everybody has a place in the outdoors and organize a huge range of adventures throughout the year, suitable for all skill and experience levels.  We figure out the gear, logistics and transport so you can just show up.

Hiking

Hiking club

We'll take you to the most incredible trails Ontario has to offer. From our famous secret hikes in untouched wilderness locations that we only share with WU members to local adventures, you'll discover more of the province than you ever thought possible.

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Camping

Backcountry camping trips

Spending a night outside in the enormity of the wilderness is a life-changing experience. We run front-country, back-country and paddling camping trips throughout the year in astonishingly beautiful locations.

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Paddling

Paddling and canoeing

Whether in the city or in the wild, getting onto the water opens up incredible opportunities to explore more and get away from the noise of civilization. Wilderness Union has a dedicated fleet of watercraft to help you discover more and find your inner calm.

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Special Adventures

Social club

From Archery to Animal Tracking, Foraging to Fat Biking, we organize regular special adventures in addition to our regular programming that may be the start of your newest obsession. There's so much to explore when you know how. You'll have opportunities to try it all.

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Membership

An All-Access Pass for Year-Round Adventure

Your WU membership is a passport to more adventure, whether you're joining our trips, getting active with one of our member communities or taking advantage of our partner discounts. And it all starts with a risk-free one-month free trial!

Small group adventures

Small Group Adventures with Dedicated Transport

We'll help you explore some of the most beautiful nature on earth through each season. We offer a huge range of fully insured outdoor activities led by the best guides you'll find.

No car? No problem! We have our own van and offer affordably priced transport to all of our adventures.

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Community socials

A Community You'll Love and Regular Socials

Wilderness Union's members will quickly become some of your closest friends. We have an inclusive and curated community of smart, curious adventurers.

We don't exclusively socialize in the woods - we throw regular city based socials from open-air movie screenings to climbing nights to get to know each other off the trails.

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Outdoor education

Exclusive Partner Discounts and Outdoor Education

We've negotiated member exclusive discounts with some of our favourite outdoor brands and activity partners to help you get out more.

We also provide outdoor education opportunities from world class experts to empower you on your adventures.

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COMMUNITY

Meet Your New Outdoor Friend Group

Our member community is at the heart of everything we do. We believe a community is built on the unique experiences of its members and we offer a variety of opportunities to share those with each other.

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Member-Run Clubs

Your WU membership give you access to our member-run clubs. We have a Run Club led by a professional athletics coach,  a Climbing Club that has group outings to climbing gyms across the GTA and a nature themed Book Club. Got an idea for something else? We'll support you to start your own.

Member Social Activities

Alongside some seriously impressive professional careers, our members have a huge range of talents we leverage for some truly unique activities like Mindfulness Hikes led by meditators, Painting Classes led by artists and Photography Workshops from nature photographers.

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outdoor industry volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

We offer a wide variety of volunteering opportunities, from environmental initiatives to social media positions. Looking to make a positive impact on the planet or simply looking to polish your resume? There'll be a role for you!

PARTNER

Trusted Partners to Power Your Adventures

We've teamed up with some of our favourite outdoor companies to offer member exclusive benefits like discounted activities, money off outdoor gear and private events. Our growing list of partners includes:

Decathlon logo

We've partnered with Decathlon Vaughan to offer outdoor gear and clothing workshops along with exclusive discounted shopping events for Wilderness Union members.

Our relationship with Hardwood gives you access to discounted season tickets and day passes for XC skiing, fat biking, snowshoeing and more!

Canadian outerwear brand northern Sun offers high performing gear that will take you from the city to your next adventure. Discounts available for Wilderness Union members.

Woolove logo

We've partnered with Woolove to offer you premium Merino Wool base layers at affordable prices to meet the demands of an active outdoor lifestyle.

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