Document type : vocene
Date : 2012-05-02
Description : VOCene #5
Content :
VOCene 5  May 2nd,  2012
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In this VOCene:

0. Free Journals for Student and Associate Club Members!! + The VOC now
sells stuff!

I. Upcoming Events and Trips

1a) VOC First monthly Summer BBQ  TONIGHT! at 6:30!
1b) Croquet Tonight at 8!
2) MEC Clubs night  Tues. May. 8th
3) Phelix Hut (Workhike?)  Fri-Sun, May 11-13th
4) Son of Rock - Learn to climb Rock in Squamish  Sat-Sun, May 12-13th 
5) Skaha Climbing  Sat-Sun, May 19-21st




 II. Trip Ideas and Partners Sought

III. This week in the VOC
 1) Past trips and events
 2) Trips to Follow

IV. Miscellaneous
 1) Rewards and incentives for trip organizers
 2) Call for Slideshow Presenters
 3) 21 Mile Creek User Survey
 4) Mammut Pulse 3.2 Firmware Update - Available Now from the VOC



V. Ms. Manners
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0. Free Journals for Student and Associate Club Members!! + The VOC now
sells stuff!

If you haven't already then please come and pick yours up from the
clubroom! You don't want to forget to collect this years awesome little
book of memories.

ALSO

The VOC now sells a variety of VOC branded swag, as well as Zebralight H51
headlamps + John Baldwin's and Matt Gunn's guidebooks and maps (Baldwin).
Check it out!
http://www.ubc-voc.com/stuff-the-voc-sells


I. Upcoming Events and Trips


1a) VOC First monthly Summer BBQ  TONIGHT! at 6:30!

Come down to Spanish Banks/Locarno Beach at the base of Tolmie street with some food to grill for the first monthly bbq of the summer! There will hopefully be frisbee, slacklining and hackysacks.

http://www.ubc-voc.com/tripagenda/details.php?tripid=288

1b) Croquet Competition tonight at 8!
Meet outside the Norm

http://www.ubc-voc.com/phorum5/read.php?3,84587

2) MEC Clubs night  Tues. May. 8th

Start saving those dollars, the next MEC 10% off night is just around the
corner! Sign up below to gain access to this discount.
http://www.ubc-voc.com/phorum5/read.php?1,84429
http://www.ubc-voc.com/tripagenda/details.php?tripid=275

3) Phelix Hut (Workhike?)  Fri-Sun, May 11-13th

The plan is to drive and camp at the trailhead on Friday night then head up the hut Saturday morning to fix the toilet seat, apply window trim + any other work.
http://www.ubc-voc.com/tripagenda/details.php?tripid=291

4) Son of Rock - Learn to climb Rock in Squamish  Sat-Sun, May 12-13th

Want to improve your climbing but need someone to give you guidance? Never
climbed before and don't know how to put on a harness? Sick of top roping
and want to learn how to lead? Sign up, because this even it for you!
http://www.ubc-voc.com/tripagenda/details.php?tripid=274

5) Skaha Climbing  Sat-Sun, May 19-21st

What better way to spend the long weekend then climbing in Skaha? Try out those new skills you learned at Son of Rock and sing up here:
http://www.ubc-voc.com/tripagenda/details.php?tripid=284


II. Trip Ideas and Partners Sought

-Greg R. would like some beta on Baker
http://www.ubc-voc.com/phorum5/read.php?3,85013

- Jess L. is thinking of climbing Pelion this weekend (weather dependent)
http://www.ubc-voc.com/phorum5/read.php?3,85015


III. This week in the VOC

1) Past trips and events

-Intro to River Kayaking went well!
-Ignacio and Pascal hiked the Juan de Fuca pictures can be seen here:http://www.ubc-voc.com/phorum5/read.php?3,84996
-Christian V's Neve crossing went well and had some great views on Sunday: http://www.ubc-voc.com/phorum5/read.php?3,84916


2) Trips to Follow

-Nick M., Nick G., Tim B., and Geoff M. have gone to climb Mt. Logan. You
can follow their progress via either of the Nicks' spots:
http://share.findmespot.com/shared/faces/viewspots.jsp?glId=05lZa7p25Z0X26QT34TGlbb2uAYqXL1uS
http://share.findmespot.com/shared/faces/viewspots.jsp?glId=0DBi8sFBLOnHlJO1KKqm5b59JD8Rcj6R5


IV. Miscellaneous

1) Rewards and incentives for trip organizers

Woohoo, prodeals for VOC Trip organizers! In return for leading trips, you
now get not only immense satisfaction, but cheap gear too!!
http://www.ubc-voc.com/wiki/Discounts_for_VOC_Trip_Organizers

2) Call for Slideshow Presenters

Have you been on some crazy adventure lately, or do you have some advice
to share? Consider attaining instant fame by giving a VOC slideshow next
semester by contacting our new PR exec member Cora
Skaien:http://www.ubc-voc.com/members/show_extended?target_id=3375

3) 21 Mile Creek User Survey

From Scott N: "The 21 Mile Creek drainage is a non-motorized zone and
snowmobiling is prohibited. The Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC is
conducting a user survey to measure the frequency of illegal snowmobile
use in 21 Mile Creek. The results from the survey will guide compliance
and enforcement actions by government conservation officers." Please take
a brief moment to complete the survey, if you've been on a trip to 21 Mile
Creek.
http://www.ubc-voc.com/phorum5/read.php?1,80729,80729#msg-80729

4) Mammut Pulse 3.2 Firmware Update - Available Now from the VOC

From the message board post: "The VOC can now offer firmware updates to
Mammut Pulse beacons. This is handy because firmware version 3.2 was
recently released. Why is the VOC offering this service? Because no one
else in Vancouver does and because the same tool that lets us do this also
lets us record the health of our new rental beacons. The cost for getting
the upgrade through the club is $10 for members and $15 for non-members."
http://www.ubc-voc.com/phorum5/read.php?1,82371



V. Ms. Manners
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Dear Ms. Manners,

It's getting warm outside, I can hear birds chirping, the granite in Squamish is drying off, and people are skiing naked? I saw one guy wipe out and it looked terrible, why would anyone want to do that?

modest man

Dear Modest,

Because we can!!! :)

Ms. Manners

PS. Always wear sunscreen.... everywhere!






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