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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.

BCMC Social Event

BCMC COVID Guidelines

Watersprite Lake Hut, Mountain Lake Hut, North Creek Hut and Plummer Hut are now open and can be booked online

Normal Operations Resume for BCMC Trips up to a maximum of 50 Participants

Please follow all Provincial Health Guidelines

BCMC SOCIAL EVENT Tuesday, December 14 at 7PM

"Backcountry Awareness Workshop" by Mountain Skills Academy and Adventures [MSAA]*

Time: 7:00-9:00PM

Location: The ANZA Club, 3 W 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1M8

*MSAA will giveaway: 1 Intro to Backcountry Course, 1 AST [Avalanche Safety Training] 1 Course

Visit us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/BCMountaineeringClub 


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BCMC Short Film Contest - The challenge is on!
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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.
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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
Conservation & Parks Issues
1323 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. ...
1408 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
Chris Ludwig Grade: A1 Start: Tue 7 Dec '21
M:99, C:11, W:0
Monthly online meeting of the Executive Team plus others helping with special projects.
Jay MacArthur Grade: A1 Start: Tue 7 Dec '21
M:20, C:15, W:0
Presentation on how, what, where, why
MountainSkills AcademyAdventures Grade: B4 Start: Sat 11 Dec '21
M:8, C:7, W:5
Learn to be self-sufficient with our Winter Crevasse Rescue and Glacier Travel course.
Jim Nosella Grade: B3 Start: Sun 12 Dec '21
M:6, C:1, W:0
I was told that there was a bar that served tea somewhere up here
Kathleen Cheng Grade: A1 Start: Tue 14 Dec '21
M:99, C:1, W:0
Backcountry Awareness Workshop" by Mountain Skills Academy and Adventures
Canada West Mountain School Grade: B2 Start: Sat 18 Dec '21
M:8, C:5, W:3
Learn critical avalanche safety basics to get you out in the backcountry safely
Marie Amante Grade: B3 Start: Sat 18 Dec '21
M:8, C:5, W:7
Ski tour to Wendy Thompson, option to overnight
Trip Reports
27.06.2016 0 comments 1577 views Category: Mountaineering 
The most famous East Indian climber in the world!
21.02.2016 0 comments 3396 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 1734 views Category: Backcountry Skiing 
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