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A Semi-Alcoholic Speed Traverse

Although most people have put away their skis for the year, late May / early June is my favourite time of year for ski touring, in particular for fast traverses. The snow stays firm well into the late morning, you … Continue reading

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Owl-Tenquille traverse in a day

Earlier this season Line did some planning for the Owl-Tenquille as a possible traverse option; they ended up doing the Powder Mountain traverse, but my interest was perked. Somehow this strip of alpine between Mt. Currie and the Hurley had … Continue reading

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Seymour Demonstration Forest Bike-Hike

Saturday, April 11th, 2015 I joined a small group heading to the Seymour Demonstration Trail for my first official bike-hike. I like biking, and I like hiking, so it sounded like fun. The questionable weather forecast calling for rain left … Continue reading

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A Day to Remember

Earlier this year in the winter, the club replaced the front door at Sphinx (Burton) Hut with a new one. However, the new door had a big gap at the bottom which created various problems; for example, snow drift in, … Continue reading

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Team Alpine Start and the Sunshine Coast Trail: June 20- July 1, 2013

  Introduction (Cora): A few months back, my friend Ionatan contacted me and asked me if I would be interested in joining him on the Sunshine Coast Trail near Powell River. This trail is 180 km long, and includes many … Continue reading

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Introduction to Mountaineering

So it was on this Saturday June 8th, 2013, that the first Introduction to Mountaineering took place, at Cypress Mountain. According to what I’ve read, it is meant to be a one-day introduction to mountaineering, on real snow, but not … Continue reading

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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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How Christian’s awesome-ness saved my day

Members: Christian Veenstra, Line Veenstra, Kate Wootton, Jeff Taylor, Johannes Erhardt, Len Goff, Scott MacPherson Oh dear, what a trip. It wasn’t off to a particularly auspicious start when I was woken ten minutes after the scheduled pick up time … Continue reading

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Tricouni (October 15, 2011)

Early Saturday morning we met up at the Tim Horton’s in Squamish. The group was somewhat smaller that what we had expected due to some car trouble that resulted in five people being unable to make it. The three remaining … Continue reading

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