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Organizing a Beginner Friendly (B.F.) Trip

These comments refer to the Brew Hut trip of 2012 October 27, but they apply to other trips.  Hopefully we will get more B.F. trips. Choosing a destination:  Go to somewhere you know.  You are less likely to all get … Continue reading

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Walking the Line

It was just another average Thursday, some clouds in the sky and students running after the 99. But not for the VOC slackliners. At 5:00, the faffing began in the clubroom: us VOCers turned into technological ninjas as cords and … Continue reading

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Semaphore Lakes Scramble (August 25-26)

My first trip with the VOC! I had done a lot of hiking in my pre-VOC life, but never much scrambling. I decided that a beginner friendly trip to Locomotive and Face Mountain would be a great introduction. On Saturday, … Continue reading

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Snorkelling at the Duffey

Well we had to begin the day with a somewhat brutal 4am start, with a pick up at 4.45am, but some napping in the car helped me top up on energy somewhat! We reached the car park early (an extra … Continue reading

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Beginner friendly snowshoe daytrip to Eagle Bluffs · Sunday, February 19th, 2012

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Sphinx hut: How I won the game of GNAR

“The game of GNAR involves skiing + extraneous activities, much like normal VOC hut trips”. Disclaimer: I do not recommend watching the G.N.A.R. video in a public library, in class, or at work due to the abundance of “Man Ass”. If … Continue reading

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