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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 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.

BCMC Social Event


BCMC SOCIAL EVENT -  March 12th, 2024 [IN-PERSON]


" A trip to Yangshuo "



Presenters: Wayne Pattern, Steve Pollak & Momo Xiang

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Wayne Pattern is BCMC Trips Director. Steve Pollak is an excellent climber who can tie his hiking boot while standing on one leg. Momo Xiang is a world traveler who loves organizing big trips.


Three weeks in and around Yangshuo climbing the famous limestone karsts.   A wide selection of grades and environments, plus a vibrant nightlife in the provincial capital.


 See you there!


Location: The Anza Club, #3, West 8th Ave., Vancouver | 19+ | Doors Open: 7:00 PM, Event Starts: 7.30 PM


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