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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.

Please consult Government Guidelines and updates on Covid-19 here

We will continue to monitor the situation and follow the recommendations of Canadian Health Agencies



BCMC SOCIAL EVENT (ZOOM) Tuesday, February 9th, 7PM 

Presentation: Outdoor Photography by Chris Barton + Announcing BCMC's Short Film Contest Winners

Online @7:00 PM via Zoom

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

Looking for inspiration and an opportunity to learn more about outdoor photography? Then join us for a talk by Chris Barton, a professional photographer based in Vancouver, British Columbia and also fellow BCMC Member. We will round up the talk with a Q&A session so start preparing your questions now! 

We are also excited to use this social event to present the winners of BCMC’s Short Film Contest! 

The BCMC Newsletter is back!

(New) 2020 Newsletter Volume 3

2020 Newsletter Volume 1
2020 Newsletter Volume 2

If you have content you would like to submit for upcoming quarterly BCMC newsletters, please submit them to: editor@bcmc.ca

Recent Forum Posts
Club Related News
Posted by chrisl Posted 25.09.2020 17:22 Category: Notices  Tags: video contest 
BCMC Short Film Contest - The challenge is on!
Posted by KristinaAndrzej Posted 02.06.2020 15:12 Category: Notices  Tags: survey questionnaire 
We want to hear from you! We would like your feedback and perspectives on club operations and what you would like to see in the coming months from the BCMC.
Posted by chrisl Posted 18.04.2020 14:03 Category: eNews  Tags: bcmc 2020 newsletter 
The BCMC Newsletter is back
Posted by chrisl Posted 18.03.2020 13:21 Category: Notices  Tags: covid-19 
All BCMC Trips, Courses and Events Cancelled Until Further Notice
Conservation & Parks Issues
1001 days ago 0 comments Category: Park Huts
The BCMC took over ownership and the management of Backcountry BC in January of 2018.  All Advocacy, Recreation and Conservation issues are hosted, discussed and handled on the new and active website. www.backcountrybc.ca Backcountry BC was built and is operated by the BCMC Web Team. ...
1087 days ago 0 comments Category: Park Huts
From Backcountry BC on Pinecone Burke: - by Chris Ludwig (posted also on Backcountry BC) "The planning process for Pinecone Burke Provincial Park is currently underway.  This planning process is to create the park's first Masterplan that will determine what is allowed and what is not allowed in the park for decades to come.  This is accomplished through zoning. ...
Upcoming Trips & Events
Mohammad Pahrbod Grade: B5 Start: Sat 23 Jan '21
M:6, C:2, W:2
WI4-5 depending on the route and conditions
MountainSkills AcademyAdventures Grade: B1 Start: Sat 23 Jan '21
M:8, C:0, W:4
This course will take place over 2 days.
Mohammad Pahrbod Grade: C4 Start: Sun 24 Jan '21
M:6, C:4, W:12
40-50 degree snow/ice with 3 pitches of WI2-3 direct finish to the summit
MountainSkills AcademyAdventures Grade: B1 Start: Sat 6 Feb '21
M:6, C:1, W:2
Learn all there is to know about this extreme sport!
MountainSkills AcademyAdventures Grade: B4 Start: Sat 13 Feb '21
M:8, C:1, W:0
For backcountry skiers & splitboarders to learn efficient, effective, light and fast crevasse rescue systems.
Canada West Mountain School Grade: B2 Start: Sat 20 Feb '21
M:8, C:3, W:9
Learn critical avalanche safety basics to get you out in the backcountry safely. AST-1 is required for many club trips.
MountainSkills AcademyAdventures Grade: B1 Start: Sat 20 Feb '21
M:6, C:1, W:0
Use your skis to adventure further than ever before!
Trip Reports
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A moderate to quick pace up to the summit of Brunswick Mountain
04.08.2020 0 comments 613 views Category: Scrambling 
Trailhead camping then long scrambling daytrip up Ossa.
14.05.2020 0 comments 818 views Category: Hiking 
Day hike up to coliseum near Seymour Dam
Club Member Photos
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