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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


"Realm of the 7000 and 8000 m peaks"

Presenter: Dr. Dave McClung, an active mountain explorer as well as Professor of Geology at UBC and also holds the NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Snow and Avalanche Science 

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



Project: North Creek Cable Car Replacement, 2022/23

We are seeking a volunteer Project Manager to take on the North Creek cable car replacement [project aimed at being initiated in 2022 & completed in 2023]. We are looking for someone that wants to contribute their management and logistics skills to the project or develop their skills. The Project Manager will demonstrate financial probity and would ideally engage other volunteers to help out as needed. 

For more information and to apply, email: marketing@bcmc.ca

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Upcoming Trips & Events
MountainSkills AcademyAdventures Grade: B4 Start: Sat 2 Jul '22
M:8, C:1, W:0
Designed to provide students with safe and reliable skills for confidence
Melissa Tan Grade: C4 Start: Sat 2 Jul '22
M:6, C:2, W:1
Day trip up to visit Stadium Glacier, possibly Sky Pilot
MountainSkills AcademyAdventures Grade: B4 Start: Sun 3 Jul '22
M:6, C:1, W:0
Take your climbing to the next level and feel the freedom of lead climbing!
Chris Ludwig Grade: A1 Start: Tue 5 Jul '22
M:99, C:5, W:0
Monthly online meeting of the Executive Team (extra summer meeting)
Holly Edwards Grade: B5 Start: Wed 6 Jul '22
M:8, C:3, W:0
Full afternoon/evening climbing at Chek canyon
MountainSkills AcademyAdventures Grade: B5 Start: Sat 9 Jul '22
M:6, C:1, W:0
Trad climbing, or traditional rock climbing, is the original style of rock climbing.
Marie Amante Grade: C4 Start: Sat 9 Jul '22
M:8, C:3, W:0
Sport Climbing for the weak n' chill
Trip Reports
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Easy going run pace starting at the Old Buck trailhead at the base of Seymour heading to Deep Cove and looping back via roads
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