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Stairs: An account of the Baden Powell Trail

After waking up at the obscenely early time of 5:30am on a Saturday, I made my way to the bus stop, hopped on to the first bus that came by and struggled not to fall asleep as I made my … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving on Wheels (Four Lakes Bike Tour)

Having been VOC members for almost a year and having gone on more trips than we can count, we figured it was time to organize a trip ourselves, and Thanksgiving on Wheels was born. Ian later named it the ‘Four … Continue reading

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Sooke Loop Recon

The way to the Island. As I expected the buses to the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal were loaded with people and bicycles on the first day of Easter long weekend. I was planning to arrive at Bridgeport Station at 7:35 to … Continue reading

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Hornby Island

Here I was, completely disturbed by the sound of my alarm clock while it was still pitch black outside. I don’t know how I did it but somehow I was able to get my stuff together and ride my hot … Continue reading

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Hiking The West Coast Trail, As We Do

At 1:00 pm on May 12th, Gabe, Carly, Stephen, Nathan and I all set out from Kitsilano to the West Coast Trail. We ferried to Nanaimo then dove to my place in Comox to pick up my truck, have dinner, … Continue reading

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Bicycling on Galiano and Salt Spring Islands

Co-authored by Caroline and Spencer Ski touring is fun, but traverses, especially those involving days of whiteout glacier travel can be somewhat stressful (for me anyway, I guess I’m a softie). Last year, Spencer and I did just that in … Continue reading

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Burton Hut Feb 19th – 21st

It is difficult to write a better trip report than Roland’s so I thought I should just add some details and quote his summary of the trip. “Executive Summary: Sphinx Camp seemed small this year. Just Cassandra and me. Can’t … Continue reading

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Tetrahedron’s Kilted Kangaroos… OR The International Convention on the Definition of Small Carbohydrates (ICDSC)

Over the weekend, delegates from countries who were members of the Small Carbohydrate Council (SCC) journeyed to Edward’s Cabin in Tetrahedron Park for a meeting that would set in stone the international definitions for each Small Carbohydrate (Biscuits, Cookies, Cakes, … Continue reading

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Like a Boss : How we did the West Coast Trail

(Written by Amanda Johnson)        It started on one drizzly Wednesday, September 4th, 2013. As we headed to the ferry an unusual feeling settled over me, like we were going to another land and and would never return.   … Continue reading

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Memekay Caving Trip

The drive to Horseshoe bay was a blur, maybe because my mind was filed with visions of spectacular cave formations and rappelling into abysses, or maybe it was just an ungodly hour to be doing anything. We met the second … Continue reading

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