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Iron Chef at Brew Hut

The snow stared falling about half way up the logging road, as we snuggled in the back of the car. After arriving at the trail head, we leisurely hiked to Brew Hut, making it there in less than three hours. … Continue reading

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Snowspider Hut via Twin One FSR

The Plan: I decided it might be “interesting” to visit the Snowspider Hut. There are several ways to get to it; none of them include a trail. The Twin One FSR approach looked like we might drive to within 2 … Continue reading

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Friendsgiving day hike: Golden Ears Canyon

This is a day hike trip led by Esther Li. The highlight of the whole hiking trip was that she brought her cat hiking with her! On Monday morning, we all met at Kingsgate Mall. The drive to Golden Ears … Continue reading

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Panorama Ridge/Garibaldi Lake/Black Tusk Thanksgiving Hike (because we had to!)

After Wednesday’s outstanding pre-meeting (great slideshow Rosie!), the drivers (Christian, Jacob and I) made secret contacts to decide which car should arrive late on Saturday. Jacob was very excited about the job and worked hard on a very credible story … Continue reading

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Brilliant Larches and Cheeky Birds in Manning Park

The best part of this VOC trip to EC Manning Provincial Park is that besides the main goal (getting to the top of Frosty Mountain), we also wanted to see the magnificent Alpine Larch trees that characterize Canadien autumns. Once … Continue reading

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Trip vignette: back to Lizzie

VOC-types do lots of trips, but there aren’t many trip reports because confused people think trip reports need to be intense or novel. This is why I am (probably re-) introducing the “trip vignette:” a short highlights-and-jokes trip report that … Continue reading

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Escape from Alpaca’s Ass on Canada Day weekend (late)

It took me way too long to publish this trip report, but since I keep being harassed about publishing it, I guess here it finally is (it was mostly written just after the trip). As with any trip involving bushwacking, there … Continue reading

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Cognac Peak

Participants: Devlin Mottershead, Jeff Mottershead On September 30th we were heading up to Cognac Peak. It was a mix of rain and snow, which made the glacier way less annoying to ski on. On the glacier there were holes and … Continue reading

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Harrison Hut Door & Floor Workhike

After many many months of planning the Harrison Hut renovations, Kevin Boland, Haley Foladare, Devon Campbell, Roland Burton, Dave Burton, Anna Szeitz and I were successful at installing the new door and floor to the Hut! Thursday: Roland, Haley and Dave set out in the Jeep early in … Continue reading

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G2: oh Shucks, Son, we almost made it (Mt. Shuksan pre-summit)

September 9-10, 2017 Eight hopeful glacier enthusiasts wake up Saturday morning to expand their glacier-travel skills and attempt to conquer Mt. Shuksan. Zack Wentz leads the group, but also includes a Swiss Mountaineer for 16 years, Pascale Vonaesch, who was … Continue reading

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