BCM is the country’s leading volunteer organization devoted to providing significant mentoring during wilderness trips for urban teens participating in existing youth development programs. BCM was created to offer under resourced teenagers participating in existing youth development programs a dramatic learning experience. The BCM program is an eight-day trip, the focus of which is a five-day backcountry backpacking or canoeing experience during which 5 teens are matched with 5 volunteer adult role models. While immersed in a pristine wilderness in the company of caring adults, the teens progress along an emotional journey that leaves many transformed and with a greater sense of self. Visit Big City Mountaineers >

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04/18/2014
Our thoughts and hopes are with the Everest climbing community during this tragedy.
Big City Mountaineers
04/18/2014
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act! Spend some time outdoors this weekend and celebrate our preserved wild spaces! For more info on wild spaces near you, check out The Wilderness Society.
Big City Mountaineers
04/17/2014
Looking for a deal on some cool gear? Check out Moosejaw Mountaineering today through Saturday for their Moosejaw Easter Egg Hunt! Each egg will have a coupon worth 15-50% off any one item!
Big City Mountaineers
04/16/2014
Calling all Northeast climbers! BCM is launching a Northeast Council to expand programming to serve more under served teens. For more info on getting involved go to: http://www.bigcitymountaineers.org/.
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12/16/2013

December 16, 2013 (Golden, Colo.) Big City Mountaineers (BCM), the leading non-profit that instills critical life skills in under-resourced urban youth through wilderness mentoring expeditions, has partnered with Backpacker Magazine to organize two Summit for Someone fundraising climbs on
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Great feature on BCM in the summer issue of Women's Adventure Magazine.

 

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