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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: July 9th, 2020 - BCMC Phase 3 Operations

Mountain Lake Hut, North Creek Cabin, Plummer Hut are now open and can be booked online
Watersprite Lake Cabin remains closed due to COVID 19
Watersprite Lake Cabin Emergency Booking Fee has been in increased from $100.00 to $200.00 per person per day

The club will be expanding operations beginning July 9th, 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 Covid Phase 3 July Guidelines document.  This includes an increase of maximum group size to 10.

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

The BCMC Newsletter is back!

2020 Newsletter Volume 1
(New) 2020 Newsletter Volume 2 (New)

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 KristinaAndrzej Posted 02.06.2020 15:12 Category: Notices  Tags: survey questionnaire 
We want to hear from you! We would like your feedback and perspectives on club operations and what you would like to see in the coming months from the BCMC.
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
Conservation & Parks Issues
843 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. ...
928 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
Carolyn T Steingard Grade: A5 Start: Sat 15 Aug '20
M:6, C:2, W:0
Great crag in Harrison with options for multipitch
Youliana Tichelova Grade: B5 Start: Sat 15 Aug '20
M:6, C:4, W:2
Multi-pitch and alpine climbing in the Canadian Rockies
Philippe Lambrette Grade: C2 Start: Sat 15 Aug '20
M:4, C:2, W:0
Climbing/camping weekend near Semaphore Lakes
Cliff Eschner Grade: B2 Start: Sat 15 Aug '20
M:6, C:5, W:0
25km return hike and hustle to Coliseum from EOTL
MountainSkills AcademyAdventures Grade: C3 Start: Sat 15 Aug '20
M:6, C:0, W:0
In this course, you will learn the basic mountaineering skills needed to safely climb a snow and ice peak.
Tristan Allan Grade: A5 Start: Sun 16 Aug '20
M:6, C:6, W:0
Climbing, good vibes and maybe some terrible jokes
Joe Blakeman Grade: C2 Start: Sun 16 Aug '20
M:6, C:2, W:1
Hike to Capilano mountain and summit the surrounding peaks.
Trip Reports
27.06.2016 0 comments 1322 views Category: Mountaineering 
The most famous East Indian climber in the world!
21.02.2016 0 comments 2678 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 1266 views Category: Backcountry Skiing 
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