Archive:Brian Waddington Hut New Years 2015

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This is the sign up and organization page for an old trip. It already happened. Please do not sign up for it.

Synopsis

In what has now become an annual tradition, many VOCers head to the Brian Waddington Hut (at Phelix Creek) to celebrate the New Year and shred the local gnar. It is the largest of all of our huts, and arguably one of the most beautiful, making for a pretty awesome New Years party. The hut can nominally hold 24, but we've had over 30 in the past. Stay for as long as you want. You're welcome to come and go as you please. Please note that this is not a guided/instructional trip, but more of a gathering of like minded powder hounds. However, if you've never been to the hut before, you'll most likely find someone willing to show you the way.

The terrain isn't exactly friendly for people who have never skied before, but you don't need to be an expert to come. Having done an AST (Avalanche Skills Training) course (or equivalent) is highly recommended. Most of the slopes surrounding the hut are generally labeled "intermediate" or "advanced", but there are some very short beginner level runs behind the hut.

Trip Agenda

Trip Coordinator

Nobody is actually organizing this, because if somebody was, then they would be responsible for retrieving parties that got lost on the way in. Expect your car group to be self sufficient. Probably this means having at least one person in your car that knows the way in.

Date

December 26th, 2014 - January 4th, 2015

Note that these dates are open to your interpretation!

Equipment List

The hut is not heated and can be a little chilly when less than 10 bodies are there, so bring a warm sleeping bag. Some people may prefer to tent outside, but if it's -30C outside and +5C inside, that's a fairly compelling reason to sleep inside.

Snorkels are optional.

Sign up

Note: Dates can vary depending on what your group decides to do

The purpose of this list is to figure out how full the hut is going to be on each night (and when the good partying is!) Please sign up for the nights you are sleeping in the hut. For example, if you plan on leaving on January 2nd, sign up for January 1st as your last night. Also indicate beside your name the days you are arriving and leaving. This will help people find cars and also fill their cars more efficiently. Please note if you intend on sleeping in a tent.

Friday, December 26th

  1. Alexander Shvetsov (tentative); Staying in hut. I have got the car. Need somebody to show me the way to the hut
  2. Michael Sorvino email me about your plans. I have been to the cabin a few times.

Saturday, December 27th

  1. Jeff Taylor, hut
  2. Ilia Capralov, hut
  3. Alexander Shvetsov (tentative); Staying in hut. I have got the car. Need somebody to show me the way to the hut

Sunday, December 28th

  1. Jeff Taylor, hut
  2. Ilia Capralov, hut
  3. Alexander Shvetsov (tentative); Staying in hut. I have got the car. Need somebody to show me the way to the hut

Monday, December 29th

  1. Jeff Taylor, hut
  2. Ilia Capralov, hut
  3. Steffen Henkelmann, hut
  4. Sven Pluemer, hut
  5. Seraina Glauss, hut

Tuesday, December 30st

  1. Jeff Taylor, hut
  2. Nolan Ohmart, hut
  3. Anne Darby (tentative), hut
  4. Ilia Capralov, hut
  5. Tobias K, hut
  6. Magda Price, hut (tent backup)
  7. Gord Muir, hut (tent backup)
  8. Andrew Cavers, hut (tent backup)
  9. Steffen Henkelmann, hut
  10. Sven Pluemer, hut
  11. Seraina Glauss, hut
  12. Fangwen Zhao, hut
  13. Nathan Starzynski, hut
  14. Katie Cullen, hut

Wednesday, December 31st

  1. Ian Johnston, hut
  2. Jeff Taylor, hut
  3. Nolan Ohmart, hut
  4. Anne Darby (tentative), hut
  5. Craig Alfredson (tentative), hut
  6. Nicole Lamb (tentative), hut + bringing 9 month old puppy for extra warmth
  7. Ilia Capralov, hut
  8. Tobias K, hut
  9. Magda Price, hut (tent backup)
  10. Gord Muir, hut (tent backup)
  11. Andrew Cavers, hut (tent backup)
  12. Steffen Henkelmann, hut
  13. Sven Pluemer, hut
  14. Seraina Glauss, hut
  15. Fangwen Zhao, hut
  16. Bruno (tentative), hut (tent backup)
  17. Nathan Starzynski, hut
  18. Katie Cullen, hut

Thursday, January 1st

  1. Jeff Taylor, hut
  2. Nolan Ohmart, hut
  3. Anne Darby (tentative), hut
  4. Craig Alfredson (tentative), hut
  5. Nicole Lamb (tentative), hut + bringing 9 month old puppy for extra warmth
  6. Tobias K, hut
  7. Ian Johnston, hut
  8. Magda Price, hut (tent backup)
  9. Gord Muir, hut (tent backup)
  10. Andrew Cavers, hut (tent backup)
  11. Alexander Shvetsov (tentative); Staying in hut. I have got the car. Need somebody to show me the way to the hut
  12. Steffen Henkelmann, hut
  13. Sven Pluemer, hut
  14. Seraina Glauss, hut
  15. Fangwen Zhao, hut
  16. Bruno (tentative), hut (tent backup)

Friday, January 2nd

  1. Jeff Taylor, hut
  2. Craig Alfredson (tentative), hut
  3. Nicole Lamb (tentative), hut + bringing 9 month old puppy for extra warmth
  4. Ilia Capralov, hut
  5. Ian Johnston, hut
  6. Alexander Shvetsov (tentative); Staying in hut. I have got the car. Need somebody to show me the way to the hut
  7. Bruno (tentative), hut (tent backup)

Saturday, January 3rd

  1. Craig Alfredson (tentative), hut
  2. Nicole Lamb (tentative), hut + bringing 9 month old puppy for extra warmth
  3. Ilia Capralov, hut
  4. Alexander Shvetsov (tentative); Staying in hut. I have got the car. Need somebody to show me the way to the hut

Sunday, January 4th

  1. Name; staying in hut/tent
  2. Alexander Shvetsov (tentative); Staying in hut. I have got the car. Need somebody to show me the way to the hut

Monday, January 5th

  • School starts for most people this day.
  1. Name; staying in hut/tent

Rides

Drivers: Please indicate here where you are leaving from, and when, and how many people you can transport.

Passengers: It is up to you to contact your driver as soon as possible and tell him/her that you want a ride. At that time you can discuss departure time and place, sharing of food, stoves, etc. Once you have done this, you should take your name off the "carless people" list.

  • Signing yourself up in a car does not mean that you are actually going to get picked up. Make sure to contact the driver!

Driver [Ski in [date], out [date], leaving from [your location], # seats]

  1. Craig Alfredson: Camp at trailhead December 30th, returning January 4th in time to catch ferry to Nanaimo, 2 seats (tentative)

Carless People

For people that don't have a ride. You can put your name here, but it is still your responsibility to find a ride.

  • Carless person (Preferred dates, where you are leaving from)
  1. Dehike (talk) 20:04, 5 November 2014 (PST)
  2. Jeff Taylor, Dec. 27th to as-late-as-i-can.
  3. Katie Cullen, December 29 or later to Beginning of January
  4. Nathan Starzynski, December 29 or later to Beginning of January
  5. Anne Darby, Dec 30 - Jan 2
  6. Ilia Capralov, Dec 27 - Jan 3 (Dates flexible), leaving from Dumbar and SW Marine Drive.
  7. Magda Price, Dec 30 - Jan 2 (flexible, can leave as early as Dec 27), MacDonald & 1st
  8. Gord Muir, Dec 30 - Jan 2 (flexible, can leave as early as Dec 27), MacDonald & 1st
  9. Bruno - Dec 31 (after 3pm) - Jan 3 (at the latest), Quebec & 16th