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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: July 9th, 2020 - BCMC Phase 3 Operations

Mountain Lake Hut, North Creek Cabin, Plummer Hut are now open and can be booked online
Watersprite Lake Cabin remains closed due to COVID 19
Watersprite Lake Cabin Emergency Booking Fee has been in increased from $100.00 to $200.00 per person per day

The club will be expanding operations beginning July 9th, 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 Covid Phase 3 July Guidelines document.  This includes an increase of maximum group size to 10.

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!

2020 Newsletter Volume 1
(New) 2020 Newsletter Volume 2 (New)

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

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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
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1115 days ago 13 comments Category: Park Huts
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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...
1277 days ago 5 comments Category: Park Huts
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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
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Carolyn T Steingard Grade: A5 Start: Sat 15 Aug '20
M:6, C:2, W:0
Great crag in Harrison with options for multipitch
Youliana Tichelova Grade: B5 Start: Sat 15 Aug '20
M:6, C:4, W:2
Multi-pitch and alpine climbing in the Canadian Rockies
Philippe Lambrette Grade: C2 Start: Sat 15 Aug '20
M:4, C:2, W:0
Climbing/camping weekend near Semaphore Lakes
Cliff Eschner Grade: B2 Start: Sat 15 Aug '20
M:6, C:5, W:0
25km return hike and hustle to Coliseum from EOTL
MountainSkills AcademyAdventures Grade: C3 Start: Sat 15 Aug '20
M:6, C:0, W:0
In this course, you will learn the basic mountaineering skills needed to safely climb a snow and ice peak.
Tristan Allan Grade: A5 Start: Sun 16 Aug '20
M:6, C:6, W:0
Climbing, good vibes and maybe some terrible jokes
Joe Blakeman Grade: C2 Start: Sun 16 Aug '20
M:6, C:2, W:1
Hike to Capilano mountain and summit the surrounding peaks.
Trip Reports
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A moderate to quick pace up to the summit of Brunswick Mountain
04.08.2020 0 comments 45 views Category: Scrambling 
Trailhead camping then long scrambling daytrip up Ossa.
14.05.2020 0 comments 311 views Category: Hiking 
Day hike up to coliseum near Seymour Dam
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