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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: Jun 4, 2020
The club will be expanding operations beginning June 5, 2020 in alignment with the BC Government's Phase 2 strategy. Our guidelines for trip organizers and all participants can be found in the BCMC Covid Phase 2 June Guidelines document.

All BCMC Cabins remain CLOSED until further notice


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

The BCMC Newsletter is back!

After many years, we are pleased to bring back the BCMC newsletter.
A huge thank you to our new and talented editor Alex Piros for making this happen.

The newsletter can be viewed and downloaded here

We want you to write for us! How's your isolation going?
We'd love to hear about all the ridiculous things you've come up with to pass the time.

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

Recent Forum Posts
Club Related News
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
Posted by chrisl Posted 18.03.2020 09:55 Category: Notices  Tags: closure 
March 18th, 2020 - Due to the Covid 19 Situation, all BCMC Cabins Are Closed
Conservation & Parks Issues
803 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. ...
889 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
Shashi Shanbhag Grade: C2 Start: Sun 5 Jul '20
M:6, C:6, W:1
Hike West Canyon Trail to Panorama Ridge and Scramble to Golden Ears Summit
Chris Ludwig Grade: A1 Start: Tue 7 Jul '20
M:20, C:5, W:0
Online Monthly meeting of the Executive Team plus others helping with special projects.
Oudina Cherfi Grade: B5 Start: Sat 11 Jul '20
M:6, C:2, W:3
Learn how to lead single pitch climbs with trad gear.
MountainSkills AcademyAdventures Grade: B4 Start: Sat 11 Jul '20
M:6, C:2, W:0
Learn the ultimate glacier travel and crevasse rescue safety skills.
Michael Deacon Grade: B3 Start: Sat 11 Jul '20
M:4, C:1, W:5
A very nice ridge hike with amazing views, located in Pinecone Park
Christopher Barton Grade: B2 Start: Sat 11 Jul '20
M:6, C:6, W:0
Sampson and Delilah traverse from the Hurley to Athelney pass
Philip Gibbs Grade: A1 Start: Tue 14 Jul '20
M:20, C:1, W:0
Share your best backcountry recipes and techniques
Trip Reports
14.05.2020 0 comments 189 views Category: Hiking 
Day hike up to coliseum near Seymour Dam
10.01.2020 1 comments 463 views Category: Backcountry Skiing 
Deep snow limited our climb, but we had an amazing time skiing through the trees on the way down!
16.12.2019 2 comments 569 views Category: Hiking 
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