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A week in the Bugaboos- August 20-26, 2016

Bugaboo Provincial Park is located in the Purcell Mountains of southwestern British Columbia, and contains many granite peaks over 3000 meters and granite spires that entice climbers from around the world. Some classic routes are the West Ridge of Pigeon … Continue reading

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TBT 4: Bugaboo Epic — A Climber’s Story (1995)

Summer mountaineering season is here and whispers of far off peaks can be heard amongst the VOCers. It’s THE time to get outside and do those iconic lines you’ve been drooling over all winter. One way to get inspired on … Continue reading

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2016 VOC Photo Contest

Each year the VOC holds a contest to show-off the best photos taken by members. There are six categories: Action Shots, Club Life, Flora and Fauna, Portrait,¬†Miscellaneous, Landscape and an Overall Best Photo winner. 1. Action Shot 2. Club Life … Continue reading

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Bugs Mid Aug 2015

Kasper was due to visit Canada again in August and we long ago made tentative plans to climb in the Bugs while he was here. Thanks to the aviary I met Clemens and Noel, both eager to join. Kasper recruited … Continue reading

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Bugabooya

  The Tale of Tough Ted Day 1   Ted Angus and I were excited to head to the Bugaboos together this summer.   Ted needed a break from long hours of thesis work, and I felt the need for¬†one … Continue reading

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Mountaineering in the Bugaboos

Owen and me (Tobi) were finishing a road trip through some National Parks in the Northwestern USA, and we chose do drive back via Canada due to the prospects of a much more scenic route. Since I remembered Matt was … Continue reading

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A Hanging Judge. July 4 Mountaineering.

After sleeping in at the trailhead of Mt Gimli, Jeff and I set off for Revelstoke around 9:00 with the goal of cragging in Begbie bluffs. On the ferry up from Slocan, I picked up a Revelstoke tourist information guide. … Continue reading

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