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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 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

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Tuesday May 8th BCMC Social Event


The Five Treasures of High Snow

by John Gill


Doors @7:00 PM ANZA Club

Social Event @7:30 PM


Everest and K2 hold the spotlight for high altitude mountaineering in the Himalaya, but their slightly smaller sibling, Kanchenjunga, is definitely not to be ignored! Last Fall, I was lucky enough to spend a month exploring this remote corner of Nepal, and came away with a few stories to share. This mountain has captivated my imagination and is now the focus of my next big expedition.


The Social will take place at the Vancouver ANZA Club main floor (corner of 8th Ave and Ontario) on Tuesday, May 8th. The entrance door will open at 7 pm and we will begin the evening at 7:30 PM with an Update from the Executive.  Please note: you must be 19+ years old to attend and may be asked to sign-in at the door to ensure we don't exceed 117 people in the hall. Once at capacity we will be forced to turn attendees away. Feel free to grab a drink at the Bar before the social starts.

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Posted by chrisl Posted 16.04.2018 13:56 Category: Notices  Tags: spearhead huts donation whistler blackcomb 
Whistler Blackcomb has committed to donate 100% of backcountry lift ticket proceeds to the Spearhead Huts Project.
Posted by chrisl Posted 08.03.2018 19:06 Category: Notices  Tags: volunteers needed spearhead huts 
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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. ...
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