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Old BCMC Trail Loop is a 3.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and running and is best used from May until November.

Length 3.4 mi Elevation gain 1,519 ft Route type Loop
Hiking Running Forest Views Wildlife No dogs
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This is the original and much longer BCMC trail. It can be used to hike to the top of Grouse by merging on to the new BCMC. Or it can be used as a lower elevation loop. This trail is quite different than the new BCMC. More technical with narrow paths, drop-offs, and two creeks.

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Stefanie Kappel
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Please take note: dogs are not allowed on the BCMC part of the trail. It is a rather uneventful hike. Good workout with some drop offs which might be challenging for people with vertigo. No great views.

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David Luecke
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Great middle part of the trail. Loop back along the Powerlines not that interesting. Would recommend to loop back via Baden Powell instead.

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Sonia Clark
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Nice trail less crowded only saw two other hikes ) trail eventually merged into new BCMC trail coming down we took different trail LGMH ( lower grouse mountain hwy, easy down hill) Took us 5 hours return but we did spend some time at the chalet enjoying the scenery and having lunch. 11 km return: elevation gain 463

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Mike Jones
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It's definitely not closed. The Old BCMC trail is well marked by OBCMC markers. We did it clockwise, first going up the BCMC trail; I would recommend that for sure. The walk along the flat hydro cut was actually kind of nice with raspberry bushes and a good view of the mountains; the BCMC trail was not too muddy. The OBCMC trail had a few sections with a fairly steep drop on the side, it crosses one fast moving stream which was nice. It's not a super special trail but it was enjoyable and fairly challenging. I would recommend if you want to do part of the Grouse Grind/BCMC trail but don't want to commit to going all the way to the top then all the way back down the same steep route.

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Ania Livddbn
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gorgeous, secluded hike. watch your step! very steep on the side at some parts. and there is a little creek you must cross, but it wasn't slippery. definitely coming back here again. completed in 2.5 hours

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Kimberley Settle
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We hiked this yesterday.. total backcountry trail. incredibly challenging, yet very beautiful. Highly recommend!

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Lucas Ungaretti
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Sarah Hawkins
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Jasmine Javillo
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Touraj Manshadi
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星星 张
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Michelle Frost
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Ania Livddbn
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Michael Anderson
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Michelle Frost
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Amid Amir
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Velda Williams
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Michelle Frost
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Shane Wunderlick
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Tia H
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Cassie and Eric
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