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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 February 14th 7:30pm ANZA Club

BCMC Social Event (Doors/Beer@7pm)

BUILDING AN ALPINE OUTHOUSE: A MOVING EXPERIENCE ON VALENTINE'S DAY 

- by Mike Knudson

Alpine construction is a different beast altogether. And so is the earthly, windy or quite astonishingly freezing experience of outdoor relief!

Combining the principles of outdoor waste management and what steps we can all take to minimize our impact when hiking and climbing with the art of alpine architecture, Mike Knudson will guide us through a 360-Degree perspective on construction of a different kind. 

Let’s shit in the woods, appropriately!

This special valentine's day feature will take place at the ANZA Club on Tuesday February  14th.

 The Social Presentation will take place at the Vancouver ANZA Club main floor (corner of 8th Ave and Ontario) on Tuesday, February 14th. The entrance door will open shortly after 7pm and the BCMC Social event 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 downstairs before the social starts.


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