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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.

BCMC Social Event

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

BCMC SOCIAL EVENT Tuesday, December 14 at 7PM

"Backcountry Awareness Workshop" by Mountain Skills Academy and Adventures [MSAA]*

Time: 7:00-9:00PM

Location: The ANZA Club, 3 W 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1M8

*MSAA will giveaway: 1 Intro to Backcountry Course, 1 AST [Avalanche Safety Training] 1 Course

Visit us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/BCMountaineeringClub 


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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
1590 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...
1751 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
Marie Amante Grade: B3 Start: Fri 3 Dec '21
M:5, C:2, W:2
Enjoy sweet Flute music with a stop at 420
Mat Spendiff Grade: B3 Start: Sat 4 Dec '21
M:6, C:2, W:1
Day trip to Blackcomb backcountry with objective of skiing laps of Chuting Gallery
Alastair Ferries Grade: C3 Start: Sat 4 Dec '21
M:15, C:8, W:4
Moderate snowshoe off the Coquihalla
Chris Ludwig Grade: A1 Start: Tue 7 Dec '21
M:99, C:11, W:0
Monthly online meeting of the Executive Team plus others helping with special projects.
Jay MacArthur Grade: A1 Start: Tue 7 Dec '21
M:20, C:12, W:0
Presentation on how, what, where, why
Greg Hamilton Grade: B2 Start: Sat 11 Dec '21
M:6, C:1, W:0
An increasingly popular alternative to the big three in the Coquihalla.
MountainSkills AcademyAdventures Grade: B4 Start: Sat 11 Dec '21
M:8, C:7, W:6
Learn to be self-sufficient with our Winter Crevasse Rescue and Glacier Travel course.
Trip Reports
04.10.2021 0 comments 113 views Category: Scrambling 
Although the trail was wet, there was no problems scrambling. The trail markers were each couple of meters, finding the route was easy.
11.02.2021 0 comments 751 views Category: Hiking 
Best weather you could ask for on a simple jaunt to First Pump
08.08.2020 0 comments 1242 views Category: Hiking 
A moderate to quick pace up to the summit of Brunswick Mountain
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