Category Archives: Workhike

Trips which involve building/maintaining our huts and trails

Harrison Hut Trail Workhike (August 2-4)

With the August long weekend approaching and some high pressure stalled off the coast, it was an excellent opportunity to venture up to the Harrison Hut for my first time. As a new VOCer who had really enjoyed their first … Continue reading

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Helicopters, Fire, and Neon Orange Cheese-Rolling Brew Hutting

(The three explorers Roland, Nishant and I set off to obtain helicopter nets and then set off to Brew Hut. Our goal on this trip was to helicopter 3 metric tons of firewood up to Brew Hut. We were on … Continue reading

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Harrison Hut Trail Workhike (June 28-29)

This is more of a report from the technical perspective of what we did and what we discovered. The original plan: Two cars heading up to do some trail building/improvement for the Harrison Hut trail. Car1 (of 5)¬†arrive on Friday … Continue reading

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A full weekend – Bridges, Pemberton Icecap, and Squamish-Cheakamus Divide

After crossing the Tantalus Range in a day last season I have been anxious to get out there and do another new long traverse in a short amount of time. A new baby (now 7 months old) has generally limited … Continue reading

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May long weekend — Harrison Trail work

Our Harrison Hut is our least-accessible hut, but we are working on that. As the first work/fun trip of the year, we had some objectives. We wanted to find out if Spidery Creek was washed out, if we could even … Continue reading

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Barr Creek bridge installation: Marmots are terrible

I’d made an attempt to rustle up some people to install the bridge over Barr Creek (as part of the new route to the Harrison Hut) but in the end everyone either bailed or stopped responding to emails. Because I’m … Continue reading

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Harrison Hut Route Building + Culvert Clearing 101

The morning of Saturday August 3 found 11 VOC’ers in 3 vehicles driving Highway 99 north to Pemberton, and then northwest along logging roads on the south side of the Lillooet River. The upper reaches of the mountains were hidden … Continue reading

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Newest Brew Trail Work Hike (June 22-23)

Overnight workers: Roland Burton, Carla, Deb Conrady, Ross Campbell, Ru Lai Day warriors: Stephanie Grothe, Clemens Adolphs, Gili Rosenberg, Steven Baldwin, Matthew Topham Day 1 We cleared the 150m path of logs and made a new trail.   Gili put … Continue reading

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Challenges and Triumphs Found at Harrison Hut Workhike (May 18-20)

Culibrk, L. Renard, J. Frame, G. Maleki, A. Richardson, J. Campbell, R. Steklova, K. Chenyakiri, Y. Price, M. Van Der Starr, T. Dalstein, B. Veenstra, C Abstract The Harrison Hut has been an extremely useful asset in outdoor activities for … Continue reading

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Workhike- Cerise Creek Trail Marking + alpine lobster

Back in Oct, a few of us went to Cerise Creek to mark the trail with reflective fluorescent tags. We, the beginners, spent the first half of the morning trying to figure out where exactly we should place the tags. … Continue reading

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