Category Archives: Huts

Trips involving one of the VOC huts

Brew Hut Expedition Sept 2-4, 2015

Just came back from VOC’s Brew Hut. Here’s what we did. We were Carla, me, Carla’s brother Scott, and Scott’s two kids, Ben(12) and Ella(10). We picked them up at the Horseshoe Bay ferry around noon and then faffed for … Continue reading

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PHXTR August 23-25

The Plan: This trip was originally going to the Harrison Hut and staying for a week, but the forest fires closed the road west of Pemberton and pretty soon we realised that the Harrison trip wasn’t going to happen. So … Continue reading

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Phelix Hut – The Outhouse edition

By: Natalie Makepeace Crew = Roland, Artem, Lianne, Genevieve, Gesa, Sarah, Alexis & Natalie In short – we drove up Friday and spent Saturday-Monday up there scrambling and working on the new outhouse hole. Best scramble was the “direct East … Continue reading

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Swimming and galavanting a Brew Hut. Featuring Some Work, too.

As a frequent user of huts and trails, it’s always rewarding to contribute a little maintenance. Somehow I still hadn’t made it to Brew Hut after a couple years of VOC membership, so a work hike organized by our huts … Continue reading

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Two and a half VOC Huts in a Week

by Cassandra, Isabel, Tom and Roland Participants: Tom, Benoit, Roland, Isabel and Cassandra This trip was altogether a special trip! Even though we set out to visit and fix up three of the four VOC huts in a week, only … Continue reading

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Brew Hut – Couldn’t ask for more

Date: March 21-22 Participants: Spencer Rasmussen, Boris Dalstein, Virgile Aime, Agnieszca Grabowska, Oscar Ramos, Jane Wang, Matteo Agnoloni, Natanael Villarreal What a great trip indeed! Even though we did not end up doing the Neve Traverse through Garibaldi, this trip … Continue reading

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Brew Hut debacle lives up to its name

The day started bright and early, with my pack readied the night before and my lovingly prepared sandwiches, avy gear, and flask of rum ready by the door. This being my first VOC trip other than Longhike (which according to … Continue reading

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Nov 8-9: (ad)Venture up Brew Hut

I was dying to escape the city when I signed up for the Brew Hut trip. Saturday morning finally came around, and though already exhausted, I eagerly “popped out of the ground” at Burrard Station to meet with Roland and … Continue reading

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Shame and Redemption at the Barr Creek Bridge (Oct 22-23 and Nov 7-8)

A short preamble: For this to make make any sense to people new to the club I need to give a bit of background. Those familiar can skip this bit. Way back in the day there was keen VOCer Julien … Continue reading

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The Mesh Team

So, what were we trying to accomplish? The Harrison Trail passes through two clear cuts, which were heli-logged. This part of the trail involves a lot of walking on logs. We were trying to make the logs less slippery by … Continue reading

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