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*'''Wenesday October 11''' Learn to Harness up and Belay - 5pm at the "Storm The Wall" in the main courtyard.
 
  
*'''Monday October 16th?''' Come learn how to navigate in the back country.  Details coming soon.  On campus, likely 6 or 7 pm. 
 
  
*'''Wednesday October 25th''' Will Gadd: The Students' Union is having an event in the Cage at 11 -1pm and we are sponsoring. Canada's top ice climber and paraglider, Will Gadd is also one of the world's top extreme athletes. Don't miss his riveting presentation.
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Nov. 4th:
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ACC Penticton Trip- for those who haven't seen the email from Valen that went around about this, here it is:
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Hey guys! Just a quick note about the Alpine Club Annual General Meeting this weekend. So we are allowed to go and participate in all the workshops and the slide show in the evening. Anyone who is going to be staying for dinner keep in mind that it is a potlatch dinner.
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For anyone who is wanting to to go there will be a meeting on Friday afternoon at 12:30 in the Cage (downstairs coffee place). This meeting will be to arrange carpools as and anything else for the weekend. Hope to see you all there.
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Cheers, Valen
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PS: If you are interested in joining us this weekend at apex for the ACC AGM please let me know...if there are more than 25 people interested in going and staying overnight then I need to let the ACC know.
  
*'''October ??''' - Learn to climb - the indoor version.  A learn to climb night, and a visit to Beyond the Crux gym.
 
  
*'''October 28/29''' - Learn to Climb Outdoors- Skaha.  The VOC is coming to visit Skaha for their annual trip. We will try to be there to climb as well.
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November 5th:
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Learn To Climb Day
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This Sunday 1pm at the climbing gym (The CRUX). This will be lots of fun, hope to a bunch of you can make it.... we would like to have 10 people at least show as we are getting a good deal from Mike there at the gym. Oh yes, we are also getting certified and passes for the gym this day so if you want to do any climbing in the future it would be a really good idea to come out!
  
*'''November 4th''' - The Okanagan section of the Alpine Club of Canada is having their annual general meeting in Pentiction.  They have invited us to join them for a day of avalanche tranceiver skills, map reading, glacier/crevasse rescue etc etc to be followed by a potluck. Details can be found [http://members.shaw.ca/accokanagan/ACCOK.html here]. Contact VOCO - see emails below if you are interested. We will pass info on to the ACC later.
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Nov. 8th:
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Wednesday "CLIFF HANGER" movie & PIZZA NIGHT 5$ @ Monashee room 262 (Graham's place) 6:30ish. Bring friends who might be interested in the VOC if you like and B.Y.O.B ;)
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Nov. 11th Long Weekend:
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There are a bunch of climbers (many from VOC Van) meeting down across the boarder in Smith Rocks Oregon over this weekend (remember we have mini midterm break on the 14th which makes for  an extra long
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longweekend!) Check out www.smithrocks.org for more info or talk to Craig as he is headed down there for the weekend.
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Nov. 16th
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We are planning a fundraiser "Pizza Lunch" 12-2 in both the Science and Arts buildings for this day... helpers are needed! Drop a line if you can come by for any amount of time and sling some pizza!
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Nov. 21st:
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"Getting Ready for the White Stuff" Yes, it's almost time to hit the slopes, so we are planning to get together for a ski/board repair night. Location is Brendon's garage (at least at this point) and the time is yet to be determined... stay tuned for more info.
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Nov. 26th:
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Finally, we'll wrap the month with a Potluck dinner @ Craig's House following a day of wild and crazy winter activities up at Big White!
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;) As you can tell, I am very stoked about the arrival of the snow!
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There will be more info coming in the next couple weeks.
  
 
==Books and Gear==
 
==Books and Gear==

Revision as of 17:21, 1 November 2006

Next Meeting

Check us out at

www.ubco-voco.com

Welcome to the VOC O page

Climb, hike, back country ski, mountaineer.........And you live in the Okanagan......

Come join the Varsity Outdoor Club Okanagan. Contact one of the executive below to sign up and join. Or, come by Science 217 to see Craig Nichol. Memberships are $30/year (sign up to Oct 31st 2007) for students, $45 for faculty, staff and non-student significant others.

Once we have our web site up and running - look for learn-to-climb days while the sun is still out, and some back country skiing once the snow starts.

Events

Nov. 4th: ACC Penticton Trip- for those who haven't seen the email from Valen that went around about this, here it is: Hey guys! Just a quick note about the Alpine Club Annual General Meeting this weekend. So we are allowed to go and participate in all the workshops and the slide show in the evening. Anyone who is going to be staying for dinner keep in mind that it is a potlatch dinner. For anyone who is wanting to to go there will be a meeting on Friday afternoon at 12:30 in the Cage (downstairs coffee place). This meeting will be to arrange carpools as and anything else for the weekend. Hope to see you all there. Cheers, Valen PS: If you are interested in joining us this weekend at apex for the ACC AGM please let me know...if there are more than 25 people interested in going and staying overnight then I need to let the ACC know.


November 5th: Learn To Climb Day This Sunday 1pm at the climbing gym (The CRUX). This will be lots of fun, hope to a bunch of you can make it.... we would like to have 10 people at least show as we are getting a good deal from Mike there at the gym. Oh yes, we are also getting certified and passes for the gym this day so if you want to do any climbing in the future it would be a really good idea to come out!

Nov. 8th: Wednesday "CLIFF HANGER" movie & PIZZA NIGHT 5$ @ Monashee room 262 (Graham's place) 6:30ish. Bring friends who might be interested in the VOC if you like and B.Y.O.B ;)

Nov. 11th Long Weekend: There are a bunch of climbers (many from VOC Van) meeting down across the boarder in Smith Rocks Oregon over this weekend (remember we have mini midterm break on the 14th which makes for an extra long longweekend!) Check out www.smithrocks.org for more info or talk to Craig as he is headed down there for the weekend.

Nov. 16th We are planning a fundraiser "Pizza Lunch" 12-2 in both the Science and Arts buildings for this day... helpers are needed! Drop a line if you can come by for any amount of time and sling some pizza!

Nov. 21st: "Getting Ready for the White Stuff" Yes, it's almost time to hit the slopes, so we are planning to get together for a ski/board repair night. Location is Brendon's garage (at least at this point) and the time is yet to be determined... stay tuned for more info.

Nov. 26th: Finally, we'll wrap the month with a Potluck dinner @ Craig's House following a day of wild and crazy winter activities up at Big White!

) As you can tell, I am very stoked about the arrival of the snow!

There will be more info coming in the next couple weeks.

Books and Gear

We are starting a book/map library and a supply of gear available for members to rent/borrow. If you have any books or gear you are willing to donate to help us out, let us know.

Club Executive

President: Valencia Cossachi

                valencosa (at) hotmail.com

Vice President:

Treasurer 1: Sharon Watson

                 sharonwatson (at) hotmail.com

Treasurer 2: Tzu-Yie Koo

                 tzuzel (at) hotmail.com

Secretary 1: Wes Lord

                 weslord (at) weslord.com

Secretary 2: Claire Senior

                 clairesenior (at) gmail.com

GearMaster 1: Kellie Leedham

                 pips79 (at) hotmail.com

GearMaster 2: Graham McDonald

                 Frost_eh (at) hotmail.com

Webmaster: Shawn Vanboven

                 powdersnowboarder (at) hotmail.com

General Contact Info

okanagan (at) ubc-voc.com