Category Archives: Hike

Hiking, Trail Running, Snowshoeing

Grouse grind

It was Friday afternoon and i´ve got an idea to do a Grouse Grind which is well known like no stairs easy walk. It has been first day after while when the trail was officially open. I have this idea regularly … Continue reading

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2017 Brew Hut Solar Expedition

On June 3rd a crew of 9 organized by Roland Burton drove, hiked, snowshoed and skiied up to Brew Hut to replace the solar panel that had been ripped off during the winter previous. Shu Yu Fan drove one car … Continue reading

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Sunshine

written by Roland Burton photos by Paloma Gros and Cassandra Elphinstone This wasn’t my trip.  It was Paloma’s trip.  When she proposed the trip, it sounded like I could get away from home for a whole week, as this was … Continue reading

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Stairs: An account of the Baden Powell Trail

After waking up at the obscenely early time of 5:30am on a Saturday, I made my way to the bus stop, hopped on to the first bus that came by and struggled not to fall asleep as I made my … Continue reading

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Desert Climbing (Joshua Tree, Red Rocks) February 2017

In February 2016, I had a wonderful trip climbing in Red Rocks, Nevada, with a group of fantastic people. This year, I wanted to go back and get on some new routes. I assembled a group with some of my … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Hollyburn Snowshoe

On Saturday February 25th 15 keen VOCers headed to Hollyburn for some beginner friendly snowshoeing. Even though the spring and summer isn’t in sight and it’s mid winter we were all ready for the beach and everybody brought warm Hawaiian vibes with them. … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Poor Snow, an Old Van, and an Excellent Weekend

This was my first VOC trip, and thus it fell to me to write the trip report. I’d been meaning to go on a VOC trip pretty much every weekend since September, but somehow there was always something else that … Continue reading

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Kenai’s Big Weekend at the Brew!!!

Hi my name’s Kenai, I’m 3 ½ years old and this is the story of my weekend at Brew.   I woke up on Saturday morning, looking forward to a day of relaxing and maybe going for a walk, but … Continue reading

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Fay’s non-technical trip report of the Lizzy Lake workhike

I registered for membership in the VOC. I dropped my fee off during the Gear Hours. I signed up for a trip that seemed interesting. I went to the pre-meeting and….found myself the only one not wearing outdoor apparel in … Continue reading

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Lake Lovely Water and beyond

30th Sep – 2nd Oct After seeing the weather forecast, plans for the weekend were a bit up in the air; shall we stay or shall we go. Amin, the trip organizer was desperately trying to organize lifts, check people … Continue reading

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