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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 on February 15th, 2014 reached a new milestone of 900 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

Tuesday July 11th 6:00pm TROUT LAKE PARK

BCMC Backcountry Cook-Off Challenge and BBQ   


Compete in a team OR just watch and enjoy (with a burger), and either way, please RSVP here!

Bring out your inner backcountry chef and share your favourite recipes and stories with other community members in the BCMC Backcountry Cook-Off Challenge and BBQ! The evening is going to be filled with food, fun, community, and some competition! (For Cook-Off Rules click HERE!)

What: Backcountry Cook-Off Challenge and BBQ

Where: John Hendry (Trout Lake) Park Pavilion

When: July 11, 2017 (6:00pm - 9:00pm)

We will have a guest speaker, Kourosh Saysan give a talk on backcountry camping stoves, so be sure to catch him at 6:40 before the contest begins!

Please register for this event as a cooking team, or individual, and reserve extra tickets if you will be bringing guests.

Don't forget to RSVP here, and please read the Cook-Off Contest Rules HERE!

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Upcoming Trips & Events
Jennifer Wong Grade: C2 Start: Tue 22 Aug '17
M:4, C:2, W:0
Face Mtn, Faceless Mtn, Caboose Peak, Tender Mtn, and Locomotive Mtn
Polina Andreychenko Grade: N/A Start: Tue 22 Aug '17
M:99, C:26, W:0
BBQ and volunteer appreciation. Let's celebrate our volunteers that make up the heart of the BCMC!
Andrej Dobos Grade: A5 Start: Wed 23 Aug '17
M:99, C:4, W:0
Weekly climbing trip to the Squamish Bluffs
Mike Knudson Grade: B 2 Start: Fri 25 Aug '17
M:12, C:4, W:0
The opportunity to work with other BCMC volunteers to finish the camping structures at the far side of the lake.
Dylan Kinney Grade: C4 Start: Sat 26 Aug '17
M:8, C:2, W:0
Hike to mount Rohr and back
Ibrahim Alshathri Grade: B3 Start: Sat 26 Aug '17
M:6, C:2, W:0
Hike to Helm Creek campground , ascend Panorama Ridge Day 1, then Black Tusk Day 2
Paul Olynek Grade: C4 Start: Sun 27 Aug '17
M:4, C:1, W:2
A long buttress on the northeast side of the West Lion mountain. Descent via standard route.
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