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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 in September 2019 reached a new milestone of 1,300+ 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


"BCMC Mentorship Program"


Presenter: Shashi Shanbhag, BCMC Board Member | Director of Mentorship

Teaser: BCMC Mentorship Pilot Program was launched for Winter 2021-22 Season, and based on the response, we followed up with a Summer 2022 Season program. This presentation will provide an overview of the program, application process, Mentor-Mentee experiences, challenges, etc.

Location: The Anza Club, #3, West 8th Ave., Vancouver | Doors Open: 7:00 PM, Event Starts: 7.30 PM


BCMC COVID Guidelines

Watersprite Lake Hut, Mountain Lake Hut, North Creek Hut and Plummer Hut are now open and can be booked online.

Normal Operations Resume for BCMC Trips up to a maximum of 50 Participants

Please follow all Provincial Health Guidelines: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/info/restrictions



Summer Season 2022

This position is open for anyone to apply for [does not require BCMC Membership]. This is a great chance to get involved and further support the local outdoor community. Keen on applying? Great, then send your application to marketing@bcmc.ca [use subject title: Camp Host Job Application]. Make sure to include: Cover letter outlining your background and motivation, Resume and Copy of First Aid Certification

For full role description, click here.



We are thrilled to share that we have paired 34 mentees with 18 mentors. For any questions around existing or potential future mentorship programs, email: marketing@bcmc.ca

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