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Fay’s non-technical trip report of the Lizzy Lake workhike

I registered for membership in the VOC. I dropped my fee off during the Gear Hours. I signed up for a trip that seemed interesting. I went to the pre-meeting and….found myself the only one not wearing outdoor apparel in … Continue reading

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Dutch Expedition September 11–13

Else emailed me to ask if it would be irresponsible to go to our Phelix Hut during the grizzly bear “closure” with her friends from Holland who were on the “Felix” rowing team, and would they be eaten by bears. … Continue reading

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Tolkien Range – July Long Weekend

July 30th: 5 A.M. Saturday morning. Beep beep beep beep beep. Rise and shine. Early mornings have never been my sort of thing, but the alarm clock doesn’t seem as daunting whenever action and adventure is on the weekend agenda. … Continue reading

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Mt. Frosty – Hike the Golden Carpets

Over the October 17-18th weekend, 8 of us headed up to see BC’s tallest trees in EC Manning Provincial park, which is east of Hope. The larches there turn a beautiful gold in the fall before dropping their needles, and … Continue reading

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Wedgemount Lake Backpacking/Scrambling/Glacier Exploring

First off, I would like to use Midterms as a scapegoat for why this was completed in such an untimely manner. The trip to Wedgemount Lake was epic to say the least. We began the journey to Garibaldi Park bright … Continue reading

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Manning Park – Frosty. 2015 Oct 24

      Though this was not exactly a VOC trip, it still qualifies to have a trip report because people reading it might learn enough that they could repeat the trip if they want. Mt Frosty is one of my favourites. … Continue reading

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Semi-Alcoholic on a Whim

Sometimes I’m bad at making plans. This weekend was one of those times, and I was a bit ticked at myself when Friday rolled around. The forecast was great, and I wanted to be in the mountains. I started pouring … Continue reading

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Elfin Lakes: Beginner Friendly Overnighter

Participants: Lianne McRadu, Chantel Patterson, Vanessa Smith, Bahar Khazei, Kathryn Ney, Chrisel Brako, Maggie Campbell, Phillipa Conlin, Mirja Doren, John McKenna, Byron Wilson, Cheng-Ta Yen, Jessica Desforges, Hancock Deng, Rebecca Whaling, Margaret Gonikman, Alberto Zambon, Vanessa Porter, Stina Lindh. Anne Kessler, Rachel Spruston, Saifuddin Syed   On September 26th 2015, … Continue reading

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Mt. Rohrrrrrr

Date: August 15-16 Location: Rohr Lake – Pemberton – BC FAFF Rating: Extreme Ain’t nobody got time for novels, so let me simply summarize the trip through a series of thought provoking images. ___________________________________________________________________ Everybody packed and ready to go. … Continue reading

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Phelix Hut – The Outhouse edition

By: Natalie Makepeace Crew = Roland, Artem, Lianne, Genevieve, Gesa, Sarah, Alexis & Natalie In short – we drove up Friday and spent Saturday-Monday up there scrambling and working on the new outhouse hole. Best scramble was the “direct East … Continue reading

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