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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 March 13th BCMC Social Event


Lost, Impaired, and Improved Access in Southwest B.C. What is the B.C.M.C. doing about it?

by Paul Kubik (B.C.M.C Cabins and Trails Chair)


Doors @7:00 PM ANZA Club

Social Event @7:30 PM



 The first part of the presentation will be a discussion covering accessibility in the Sea to Sky, North Shore, Northern Fraser Valley, Coquihalla and Manning Park areas. The speaker will highlight some hot spots where you may or may not be surprised to learn that accessibility is no longer available, and some where it has been improved. 

The second part of the presentation will highlight the projects the Cabins and Trails Committee is undertaking to improve huts and trails access. From location to the politics of improving access, this discussion will cover the challenges and pay-offs of improving accessibility!



There will be a special presentation by David Scanlon (Past BCMC President and Spearhuts Committee) and Jayson Faulkner on a series of short video's from January's Watersprite Hut Social (that we were not able to view). This is one to get you ever more excited for the summer! 


The Social will take place at the Vancouver ANZA Club main floor (corner of 8th Ave and Ontario) on Tuesday, March 13th. 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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