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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 July 11th 6:00pm TROUT LAKE PARK

BCMC Backcountry Cook-Off Challenge and BBQ   


Compete in a team OR just watch and enjoy (with a burger), and either way, please RSVP here!

Bring out your inner backcountry chef and share your favourite recipes and stories with other community members in the BCMC Backcountry Cook-Off Challenge and BBQ! The evening is going to be filled with food, fun, community, and some competition! (For Cook-Off Rules click HERE!)

What: Backcountry Cook-Off Challenge and BBQ

Where: John Hendry (Trout Lake) Park Pavilion

When: July 11, 2017 (6:00pm - 9:00pm)

We will have a guest speaker, Kourosh Saysan give a talk on backcountry camping stoves, so be sure to catch him at 6:40 before the contest begins!

Please register for this event as a cooking team, or individual, and reserve extra tickets if you will be bringing guests.

Don't forget to RSVP here, and please read the Cook-Off Contest Rules HERE!

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Radmila Bridges Grade: A5 Start: Wed 26 Jul '17
M:20, C:12, W:0
Weekly climbing trip to the Squamish Bluffs
Marc dEntremont Grade: A5 Start: Thu 27 Jul '17
M:10, C:3, W:0
Cleaning routes on High Cliff in Squamish
David Scanlon Grade: B 2 Start: Sat 29 Jul '17
M:20, C:1, W:1
There will be a core of experienced workers to guide us in the various tasks. building and trail work to be done.
Lea Jovanovic Grade: C4/5 Start: Sat 29 Jul '17
M:8, C:9, W:3
via Fisher Chimneys route
Dean Chamberland Grade: C3 Start: Sat 29 Jul '17
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Hike to Eaton Lake, ascend Eaton Day 1, then Grant Day 2
Maria Masiar Grade: C3 Start: Sat 29 Jul '17
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16 hours ago 13 comments Category: Park Huts
The BCMC has been a long standing/founding member of the Federation of Mountain Clubs and BCMC members form a large portion of FMC committees.  However, many of us now have concerns regarding our continued membership in the FMC.  A great deal has transpired in the background, and I believe it is time to involve and inform the broader membership. This journey beg...
46 days ago 0 comments Category: Park Huts
Looking for some donations of equipment and materials for Mountain Lake hut refurbishment project. (1) Wood stove suitable for small hut. (2) 2x4 up to 14' lengths (3) 3/4" plywood sheets for end wall replacement (4) door and windows. (5) cord or two of firewood. (6) cordless drill and battery packs. Contact
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