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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 August 14th 6:00pm JERICHO BEACH - Group Picnic Area


 For all the incredible BCMC volunteers out there! We want to celebrate all the amazing work they have done! 


RSVP Here: https://bcmc.ca/m/events/view/1533086813

If you have volunteered or are volunteering for the BCMC please come have an evening of fun, food, community, and some competition! We will have burgers from our grill master, , but if you wish to bring a potluck item it is encouraged! The food will be followed up with an avalanche beacon search contest

What: Volunteer BBQ with a Beacon and Beach Contest!

Where: Jericho Beach - Group Picnic Area (S.W. of Concession)

When: Aug 14, 2018 (6:00pm - 9:00pm). Contest will begin at 7:30pm.

What to bring: Yourself, beach blanket or chairs, an avalanche beacon (if you have one and wish to participate in the contest), BYOB, snacks/potluck items encouraged!

Contest Details: We will be burying a number of avvy beacons (depending on number of participants). It is up to you to find (mock rescue) as many as possible. There will be prizes for the first person/team to locate a beacon, and for the first person/team who locates the most beacons, in the given time frame. More details to come at time of event!

Hope to see you all there!

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