About BCMC Events Schedule Club Forums Bookings News - Media Club Resources Search
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.

BCMC Social Event


"Realm of the 7000 and 8000 m peaks"

Presenter: Dr. Dave McClung, an active mountain explorer as well as Professor of Geology at UBC and also holds the NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Snow and Avalanche Science 

Location: The Anza Club, #3, West 8th Ave., Vancouver | Doors Open: 7:00 PM, Event Starts: 7.30 PM

BCMC COVID Guidelines

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

Normal Operations Resume for BCMC Trips up to a maximum of 50 Participants

Please follow all Provincial Health Guidelines: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/info/restrictions



Summer Season 2022

This position is open for anyone to apply for [does not require BCMC Membership]. This is a great chance to get involved and further support the local outdoor community. Keen on applying? Great, then send your application to marketing@bcmc.ca [use subject title: Camp Host Job Application]. Make sure to include: Cover letter outlining your background and motivation, Resume and Copy of First Aid Certification

For full role description, click here.



We are thrilled to share that we have paired 34 mentees with 18 mentors. For any questions around existing or potential future mentorship programs, email: marketing@bcmc.ca



Project: North Creek Cable Car Replacement, 2022/23

We are seeking a volunteer Project Manager to take on the North Creek cable car replacement [project aimed at being initiated in 2022 & completed in 2023]. We are looking for someone that wants to contribute their management and logistics skills to the project or develop their skills. The Project Manager will demonstrate financial probity and would ideally engage other volunteers to help out as needed. 

For more information and to apply, email: marketing@bcmc.ca

Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube | LinkedIn

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
1757 days 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...
1918 days ago 5 comments Category: Park Huts
I led an operation to test the Cypress Resort's defense perimeter around the Howe Sound Crest backcountry access corridor (BAC). Our group of 7 and another group of 4 also known to us arrived at the designated overnight parking at the north end of lot 3B about 6:45 AM. We gained Cypress Bowl Road from Chippendale Road (reached from the 21ST Street entrance off Hi...
Upcoming Trips & Events
Anthony Yan Grade: A2 Start: Tue 17 May '22
M:6, C:1, W:0
Mentorship Trip Climbing at Hive Heights
Shannon Healy Grade: A5 Start: Wed 18 May '22
M:99, C:4, W:0
An evening at Hive Heights
Simon Als Grade: A1 Start: Wed 18 May '22
M:10, C:5, W:0
A fast-paced hike to the waterfall and back
Carolyn T Steingard Grade: A5 Start: Fri 20 May '22
M:4, C:1, W:0
Top roping at Juniper Point and Arbutus Grove
MountainSkills AcademyAdventures Grade: B4 Start: Sat 21 May '22
M:8, C:4, W:2
Learn the ultimate glacier travel and crevasse rescue safety skills.
Marie Amante Grade: B3 Start: Sat 21 May '22
M:12, C:6, W:0
One last chance to get some D
MountainSkills AcademyAdventures Grade: B5 Start: Sun 22 May '22
M:8, C:1, W:2
Trad climbing, or traditional rock climbing, is the original style of rock climbing.
Trip Reports
26.03.2022 0 comments 101 views Category: Trail Running 
Taking the trails from NVan MEC potentially as far as Norvan falls but depending what folks want, we'll turn around at Lynn Headwaters.
26.03.2022 0 comments 82 views Category: Trail Running 
Easy going run pace starting at the Old Buck trailhead at the base of Seymour heading to Deep Cove and looping back via roads
21.12.2021 0 comments 225 views Category: Backcountry Skiing 
Follow up to the presentation on DIY forecasting from the comfort of your own home.
Club Member Photos
17 Days Ago, 34 Views
From AJanusz
92 Days Ago, 135 Views
From AJanusz
92 Days Ago, 117 Views
94 Days Ago, 127 Views
94 Days Ago, 105 Views
94 Days Ago, 104 Views
Copyright © 2022 British Columbia Mountaineering Club