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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 November 14th 7:30pm ANZA Club

BCMC Social Event (Doors/Beer@7pm)

Annual General Meeting & Garibaldi Park Speed Traverse

- Mt. Currie to Red Heather on skis in 30h 18m

by Christian Veenstra


Join Christian Veenstra as he talks about his dozen-year journey from not even knowing you are supposed to turn when going downhill, to ski traversing Garibaldi Park from North to South, solo, in a single 104 km, 8700 m, 30.3 h 'day'. Since he didn't stop to take photos while linking the Wedge-Currie, Spearhead, McBride and Neve ski traverses instead he'll talk about motivation, training, equipment, route selection and hazard management. Don't worry - there will still be some visuals from training and reconnaissance trips, and geeking-out on GPS track data.

Get your teaser to Chris' adventure here: https://goo.gl/6sb9CG 

The Social Presentation will take place at the Vancouver ANZA Club main floor (corner of 8th Ave and Ontario) on Tuesday, November 14th. The entrance door will open shortly before 7pm and the BCMC Social Presentation is scheduled to begin at 7:30 PM.  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 135 people in the hall. Feel free to grab a drink at the Bar before the social starts.

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Recent Forum Posts
Club Related News
Posted by chrisl Posted 20.10.2017 22:00 Category: Notices  Tags: vimff 2017 
VIMFF is excited to announce their 2017 Fall Series dates on November 7 - 10 featuring 3 Reel Rock 12 Shows and 2 gripping Ski Shows.
Posted by chrisl Posted 15.10.2017 00:30 Category: eNews  Tags: spearhead huts update 
Summer Construction Is Wrapped. Construction Phase 1 of the Kees and Claire Hut was a great success this year.
Posted by chrisl Posted 07.08.2017 17:22 Category: Notices  Tags: watersprite cabin official opening 
The official opening of the BCMC's Watersprite Lake Cabin is scheduled for Sunday September 10th, at 1PM
Posted by chrisl Posted 21.07.2017 23:09 Category: Notices  Tags: voc 100 anniversary 
The UBC Varsity Outdoors Club (VOC) is very excited to be celebrating its centennial year as a club.
Conservation & Parks Issues
43 days ago 0 comments Category: Park Huts
Our new advocacy website is open for business. This is a comprehensive platform for grassroots backcountry access advocacy containing detailed information on trails, issues, maps, and government documents. It is open for registration to anyone wishing to contribute. https://backcountrybc.ca We are beginning a soft launch now and will fine tune based on feedback...
79 days ago 0 comments Category: Park Huts

Youtube video of Barry Janyk's Executive Director Presentation given on May 27, 2017 in Penticton, BC.

Upcoming Trips & Events
Tam McTavish Grade: Hard Start: Tue 24 Oct '17
M:4, C:3, W:0
Crown Mountain, Full On Fall Conditions
Bala Kumar Grade: A1 Start: Thu 26 Oct '17
M:99, C:89, W:0
Mountain Equipment Co-op [MEC] is inviting *ALL* BCMC Members to its 2017 Spring "10% Discount" Club Night
Dean Chamberland Grade: C3 Start: Fri 27 Oct '17
M:6, C:5, W:0
Night hike in to Hut, then early start to summit, and Saturday return
Manouane Deschenes Grade: B5 Start: Sat 28 Oct '17
M:5, C:4, W:0
drive to Red Rock and spend the week camping and climbing
Oudina Cherfi Grade: A5 Start: Sun 29 Oct '17
M:8, C:8, W:0
Lets spend some time Ice Climbing
Alastair Ferries Grade: D3 Start: Sat 4 Nov '17
M:99, C:1, W:0
rarely climbed alpine peak
Chris Ludwig Grade: A0 Start: Tue 7 Nov '17
M:99, C:1, W:0
Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival
Trip Reports
17.07.2017 0 comments 247 views Category: Mountaineering 
We had some awesome conditions.
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Fun times in the mountains. We did see some unicorns on the lake.
31.05.2017 0 comments 268 views Category: Rock Climbing 
Brushing up on some skills
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