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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
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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
1277 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...
1439 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
Luke Speed Grade: B3 Start: Sat 23 Jan '21
M:4, C:2, W:0
Splitboard ridge laps
Mohammad Pahrbod Grade: C4 Start: Sat 23 Jan '21
M:6, C:5, W:9
40-50 degree snow/ice with 3 pitches of WI2-3 direct finish to the summit
Wayne Pattern Grade: C5 Start: Tue 26 Jan '21
M:20, C:17, W:0
Online info session for members wanting to organize club trips
Jim Nosella Grade: C4 Start: Sat 6 Feb '21
M:4, C:1, W:1
Couloir hunting up Shannon Branch 02
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!
Jim Nosella Grade: B3 Start: Sun 7 Feb '21
M:5, C:1, W:12
Point-and-shoot in the Blackcomb near-country
Kathleen Cheng Grade: A1 Start: Tue 9 Feb '21
M:99, C:1, W:0
Presentation on Outdoor Photography and announcing the winners of the Video Contest
Trip Reports
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