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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, April 13th, 7PM 

Presentation: Mountain Adventures Around the World

Online @7:00 PM via Zoom

Click here to join the meeting: https://zoom.us/j/92014455499

Join us when we welcome Shaun who will be sharing stories about his mountain adventures on all 7 continents: rock climbing in Mexico, glacier hiking in Argentina, trekking to Mt. Everest basecamp in China, hiking in New Zealand, climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, easy mountaineering in Antarctica, and rock climbing in Greece. We will round up the talk with a Q&A session so start preparing your questions now! 

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Conservation & Parks Issues
1362 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...
1523 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 16 Apr '21
M:8, C:5, W:1
Shorts and T-Shirt Ski Touring in the Sun!
jeff Long Grade: A1 Start: Sat 17 Apr '21
M:7, C:6, W:0
Will meet at the Diamond Head Trail Parking Lot for 8:30 a.m. (49.75006, -123.05323)
Jimmy Choi Grade: A5 Start: Sat 17 Apr '21
M:6, C:5, W:0
Smoke Bluffs Rock Climbing (10:00am, April 17th, Saturday)
Raj Rai Grade: A1 Start: Sun 18 Apr '21
M:6, C:3, W:0
3-4 hour trip to Eagleridge at a decent pace
Greg Smit Grade: B2 Start: Sun 18 Apr '21
M:4, C:3, W:0
6-8 Hr Hike to West Knob and Black
Fred Jiang Grade: A5 Start: Sun 18 Apr '21
M:6, C:5, W:0
sports/trad at murrin
Megan Eastwood Grade: B2 Start: Sat 24 Apr '21
M:6, C:1, W:12
An overnight trip to Red Heather (ski or snow shoe)
Trip Reports
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A moderate to quick pace up to the summit of Brunswick Mountain
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Trailhead camping then long scrambling daytrip up Ossa.
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