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Thank you

Well I guess this is a trip report of sorts, just of a very long trip…. On August 31st, 2011, I stepped off the plane to a grey, drizzly Vancouver morning. I didn’t know a soul. Everything I had to … Continue reading

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Bridge Lillooet Divide April 17-24 2012

This TR is a bit long. I suggest reading in segments or taking the full time to read it all. Skimming pictures is less acceptable. On their way up from Vancouver, Marius Muja, Nora Lyngra, and Michal Rozworski sat in … Continue reading

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Snowzone – Channel Creek March 24-25

I think this picture set the mood for the entire trip (Warning TR is riddled with excellent photos which distract from daytime desk jobs and may induce day dream state of coma, jealousy, lust, salivation, premature ejaculations and more. Viewer … Continue reading

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TR Mt. Rohr February 18th and 19th 2012

The not-quite-the-summit-yet-shot taken by Scott MacPherson. Veronika Schmitt, Anne Vialettes, Nicole Ong, Steffen Randahl, Scott MacPherson, Andrew Hill, Isabel Verse, Thomas Vogel, Jake Alleyne, Anna Stemberger, Thierry Heger, Adriana Muja. Anne and Veronika organised a great trip up to Mt. … Continue reading

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A Wedge-Currie Traverse: from Blackcomb to Pemberton by ski (Feb 3-5)

The moon is full, casting shadows across the frozen, snowmobile tracked Green river road. I skin along, my skis scraping whenever they cross over ice chunks separating car tracks from snowmobile tracks. It’s 2:00am and my mind is on repeat, … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned in an Intro to Backcountry Skiing

Attendees: Helene, Alex, Kate, Noriko, Marius, Skyler, Faroe, Adriana, Olek, Knut, Jannu, Simon, Brett, Frans, Artem, Jessica. Trip Report by Kate and Frans. After spending most of Friday on campus in the rain and not knowing whether the trip was … Continue reading

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Dec 17-18: North Joffre Horseshoe fail turns to Cayoosh success

4:30 – alarm.  5:15 – Alfred pulls up.  5:45 – car switch at Taylor Way.  7:30 – Pemberton.  The urban alpine start is always a blur of a bare minimum of groggy, absolutely necessary movements and half-sleep until one really … Continue reading

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Mt. Baker Backcountry – November 19-20 2011

It was another weekend full of fun adventure for the Mt. Baker crew. We had great snow, great weather, and great times in the hut. Here’s the story from my perspective: Saturday most of us arrived at the parking lot … Continue reading

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