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Welcome to the British Columbia Mountaineering Club
Welcome to the B.C. Mountaineering Club

The BCMC is a group of like-minded individuals who participate in outdoor activities. The club was established in 1907 and on February 15th, 2014 reached a new milestone of 900 active member accounts. The club organizes mountaineering, rock climbing and back country skiing trips throughout the year. The BCMC holds monthly socials, offers courses to members and represents the interests of mountaineers and back country skiers in British Columbia.

BCMC Social Event

Tuesday September 11th BCMC Social Event


The Glorious Mountains of Vancouver's North Shore

by David Crerar, Harry Crerar, Bill Maurer


Doors @7:00 PM ANZA Club

Social Event @7:30 PM


David Crerar, Harry Crerar, and Bill Maurer, authors of The Glorious Mountains of Vancouver's North Shore, A Peak Baggers Guide, will join us for a slideshow presentation and book signing. This is the most extensive guide ever written on the local peaks including significant historical content of BCMC  explorations. With 503 pages of content covering 67 peaks and 25 full colour maps the secrets of Vancouver's mountains shall be revealed.


Published by Rocky Mountain Books, and available in printed and electronic versions. Official website at http://baggerbook.ca. Books will be available for sale at the event.



The Social will take place at the Vancouver ANZA Club main floor (corner of 8th Ave and Ontario) on Tuesday, September 11th. The entrance door will open at 7 pm and we will begin the evening at 7:30 PM with an Update from the Executive.  Please note: you must be 19+ years old to attend and may be asked to sign-in at the door to ensure we don't exceed 117 people in the hall. Once at capacity we will be forced to turn attendees away. Feel free to grab a drink at the Bar before the social starts.

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