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Rockies Ice Climbing: Part 2 – The Walking

Ian had combed through the old ice guidebook and found an adventure behind Yamnuska to Association Peak. One of these routes was a 200m WI3 and the other a 100m WI2, without much more info. Tom, Ian, and I made … Continue reading

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Super duper sunny fun times at the Neve!

So, sometime between last week and the dawn of time, there was an idea to ski the Neve on the weekend of the 22nd. I myself wasn’t aware of this fact until the Wednesday before the trip, as I was … Continue reading

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Banana Chute

Months ago, I mentioned to Ryan McKenzie that I really wanted to ski Banana Chute. I had been gawking at the line for several years, and was really excited after he suggested doing it this weekend. We thought the NW … Continue reading

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Nick stands on some rocks that someone named after our club

Due east of Whistler, just beyond the Spearhead Range, lies a mountain that was named after our club. “VeeOcee Mountain” was named in 1964 and first climbed in 1966 by a party that included one R. Burton. It has been … Continue reading

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Chociwa Glacier – Easter Long Weekend 2012

Artem and I (Piotr Forysinski) had decided to do something cool together over the Easter long weekend. Our initial plan was to attempt the Cheam Range traverse, but the more I found out about it the more moist my underwear … Continue reading

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North Joffre Creek Horseshoe Traverse – April 6-8

Back in December, Sam McKoy and I, along with 4 others, attempted the North Joffre Creek Horseshoe Traverse. Our weekend of good weather became a Sunday of good weather and we started out from the Duffy Lake Road in rain. … Continue reading

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Spearhead in the White March 26-27

It’s amazing how different a traverse like the Spearhead when you do it in whiteout conditions compared to fair weather. As anyone who did it the weekend previous can tell you, this trip report will probably sound quite different from … Continue reading

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Halloween October Turns at the Tusk

Trip Report By: Kimble Mooney The awkward silence of waiting for volunteers to write the trip report echoes in faint memory, as I now attempt to recall and summarize a rather epic early season adventure. I guess it really all starts with that ominous feeling that … Continue reading

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