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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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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. ...
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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
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jeff Long Grade: A1 Start: Sat 17 Apr '21
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Jimmy Choi Grade: A5 Start: Sat 17 Apr '21
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Raj Rai Grade: A1 Start: Sun 18 Apr '21
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Learn the ultimate glacier travel and crevasse rescue safety skills.
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