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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: May 15th, 2020
The club will be allowing a limited opening of it's trip schedule beginning May 15, 2020 to coincide with the BC Governments Phase 2 strategy. Our guidelines for all trip organizers can be found in the BCMC Covid Phase 2 Guidelines document.

 May 15th, 2020 - All BCMC Cabins remain CLOSED until further notice
All BCMC in-person courses and socials remain cancelled

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



Due to current conditions with the COVID-19 outbreak, the May BCMC Social is Cancelled


The BCMC Newsletter is back!

After many years, we are pleased to bring back the BCMC newsletter.
A huge thank you to our new and talented editor Alex Piros for making this happen.

The newsletter can be viewed and downloaded here

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

Recent Forum Posts
Club Related News
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
Posted by chrisl Posted 16.10.2019 14:23 Category: Notices  Tags: vimff 
BCMC & VIMFF present an evening with climbing legend Jim Donini, plus a screening of On The Verge, climbing in the backcountry of Powell River, BC.
Conservation & Parks Issues
1037 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...
1198 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
Michelle Roy Grade: A1 Start: Tue 26 May '20
M:20, C:8, W:0
Strategy and Operations Workshop
Chris Ludwig Grade: A1 Start: Tue 2 Jun '20
M:20, C:5, W:0
Online Monthly meeting of the Executive Team plus others helping with special projects.
Esteban Guisado Grade: A5 Start: Fri 26 Jun '20
M:16, C:7, W:9
Spend the long weekend on the island (CURRENTLY PENDING COVID RESTRICTIONS)
Brian Sheffield Grade: B3 Start: Sat 11 Jul '20
M:12, C:2, W:21
A week long hiking and mountaineering trip staged out of the Pebble and North Creek Huts
Jordan Gorgounis Grade: C1 Start: Wed 7 Apr '21
M:99, C:0, W:0
Daily workout and stretch program. On Instagram Live https://www.instagram.com/jordangorgounis/
Trip Reports
14.05.2020 0 comments 52 views Category: Hiking 
Day hike up to coliseum near Seymour Dam
10.01.2020 1 comments 370 views Category: Backcountry Skiing 
Deep snow limited our climb, but we had an amazing time skiing through the trees on the way down!
16.12.2019 2 comments 461 views Category: Hiking 
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