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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.

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News: December 8th, 2020 - BCMC COVID Guidelines

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

The club will be continuing operations in a limited way as of December 8th, 2020 in alignment with the BC Government's Phase 3 strategy. Our guidelines for trip organizers and all participants can be found in the BCMC December 8th 2020 Covid Phase 3 Guidelines document.  This includes a decrease to a maximum group size of 8.

BCMC SOCIAL EVENT (ZOOM) Tuesday, June 8, 7PM 

Presentation: Getting women into the mountains

Online @7:00 PM via Zoom

Click here to join the meeting: https://zoom.us/j/92014455499

Join us as we welcome Magi Scallion - a trail runner and cross country skier, as well as the founder of Retreat Golden. She will share more about her inspiration and initiative to getting more women into the mountains. We will round up the talk with a Q&A session.

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