Tag Archives: Elfin Lakes

Hot Whiskey at Elfin Lakes & Opal Cone

And dang it was good. But I’m getting ahead of myself here. I’d like to blame the malodorous midterms and asinine assignments for the delay in writing this trip report. As always, I enjoy the scenic drive along the Sea … Continue reading

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Early Season Turns at All Costs: 2015 Edition

November 7-8 2015, Elfin Lakes ski tour One year ago to this day, Neil Mackenzie, Arran Whiteford and I kicked off our 2014-2015 ski season with some great laps down Diamond Head, behind the Elfin Lakes shelter (see VOCJ 57, … 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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Garibaldi Neve Traverse with Summit of Mt. Garibaldi

Written by Dan Rohn Matt Kennedy, Cora Skaien, Dakotah Fozzard, Noah Besen, Dan Rohn, Adam Osuchowski, Roland and Carla Burton Friday March 6, 2015 We piled up into our vehicles and got on the road mid-afternoon. Most of the gang … Continue reading

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TAYLOR MEADOWS 29-30 NOV 2014

I waited for my fellow trip member’s car to arrive, all snugly packed with fancy equipment. I wore almost all the warm clothes I owned, uncertain of how cold it would be. This being my first experience being in snow … Continue reading

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Castle Towers (September 20-21, 2014)

Intrepid adventurers: Brendan, Caitlin, Paul, Reid and Tianna After a surprisingly efficient meet up at the Timmies in Squamish the 5 of us headed towards the rubble creek parking lot Saturday morning. Paul, Reid and I started up the trail … 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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Tropical Snowshoe/Ski Trip to Elfin Lakes Resort

Day 1 After partying relatively moderately the night before at the final hurrah of the Waldorf hotel I was a little saddened by my alarm going off at 6 to cue the beginnings of the Elfin Lakes Snowshoe Trip. Also, … Continue reading

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Beyond Elfin Lakes

Upon seeing the trip post with the title “Beyond Elfin”, I was immediately intrigued. What is it like back there? I heard that the initial plan was to camp on night 1 of 3 at Mamquam Lake, explore and camp … 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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