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Meager Obelisk, July 22-24

How it started: “Weekend plans?” – Nick Some email faff, obsessive weather monitoring and a trip change later we were in downtown picking up Ben from work.  I was really excited. My memories of Harrison thus far only included rain, … Continue reading

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Advantageous route traffic on the Mouse’s Tooth (September 6th)

After a Friday afternoon of bouldering in Squamish, Ted Angus and I drove north of Pemberton to search for a mythical alpine climb called “The Mouse’s tooth”. Purportedly, “The best alpine climb on the coast.” Specific route information for this climb is sparse. The route … Continue reading

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Harrison Hut Scrambling Aug. 31- Sept. 2

Over the September Long weekend, Andrew, Ryan and I decided to head up to the UBC Varsity Outdoor Club’s Harrison Hut, located near Harrison Hot Springs about 75 km West of Pemberton. The hut is about 30 years old, but … Continue reading

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NE Buttress of Slesse

The NE Buttress of Slesse is a long and classic climb up a very intimidating mountain and draws climbers from all over the Pacific NW.  Rated 5.9 with up to 25 pitches, apparently most climbers either bivy on the way … Continue reading

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Harrison Hut Route Building + Culvert Clearing 101

The morning of Saturday August 3 found 11 VOC’ers in 3 vehicles driving Highway 99 north to Pemberton, and then northwest along logging roads on the south side of the Lillooet River. The upper reaches of the mountains were hidden … 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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Challenges and Triumphs Found at Harrison Hut Workhike (May 18-20)

Culibrk, L. Renard, J. Frame, G. Maleki, A. Richardson, J. Campbell, R. Steklova, K. Chenyakiri, Y. Price, M. Van Der Starr, T. Dalstein, B. Veenstra, C Abstract The Harrison Hut has been an extremely useful asset in outdoor activities for … Continue reading

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Meager Creek Workhike Sept 24-25

The day began bright (well, dark actually) and early, as all good hiking trips do, but I was so excited about getting out of Vancouver and on my first real Canadian hiking trip that I really didn’t care! The plan … Continue reading

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