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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
763 days ago 0 comments Category: Park Huts
The BCMC took over ownership and the management of Backcountry BC in January of 2018.  All Advocacy, Recreation and Conservation issues are hosted, discussed and handled on the new and active website. www.backcountrybc.ca Backcountry BC was built and is operated by the BCMC Web Team. ...
848 days ago 0 comments Category: Park Huts
From Backcountry BC on Pinecone Burke: - by Chris Ludwig (posted also on Backcountry BC) "The planning process for Pinecone Burke Provincial Park is currently underway.  This planning process is to create the park's first Masterplan that will determine what is allowed and what is not allowed in the park for decades to come.  This is accomplished through zoning. ...
Upcoming Trips & Events
Michelle Roy Grade: A1 Start: Tue 26 May '20
M:20, C:6, W:0
Strategy and Operations Workshop
Chris Ludwig Grade: A1 Start: Tue 2 Jun '20
M:20, C:1, 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:7
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:19
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
27.06.2016 0 comments 1273 views Category: Mountaineering 
The most famous East Indian climber in the world!
21.02.2016 0 comments 2608 views Category: Backcountry Skiing 
Approach from Watersprite winter route, ascent of Crawford west ridge, descent by proposed Watersprite Lake summer route to Darling Lake trailhead, back along Skookum IPP road to parked vehicle.
15.12.2015 0 comments 1234 views Category: Backcountry Skiing 
Does it get any better?
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