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Alcoholic Traverse, July 2016

I didn’t write this TR, it was prepared by Ben Heaps, but I don’t know how to get the computer to say that. This epic began with a bad mountain weather forecast, involving thunderstorms. Accepting the risks, the trip was … Continue reading

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Valentine’s + Whitewater

Whitewater is under-represented in VOC. Hopefully this will change. A few of us are devoted to it. Nobody really talks about it. I don’t even know if anyone is interested in it. There aren’t really any trip reports. This is … Continue reading

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Phelix Creek // 10-13 October 2014

I showered three times before arriving to the car. I’d never hiked before, nor been on a camping trip of any sort. All I knew was that the warm glow of cleanliness I was currently basking in was temporary, and I had … Continue reading

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Upwards to Panorama Ridge in Foggy Garibaldi (July 5)

With the weather forecast in doubt and a cloudy morning settling over the city, we set out early from Vancouver in two cars. A few last-minute additions made sure that this daytrip to Panorama Ridge would see a well-sized group … 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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Full Alcoholic Traverse, August 3rd-5th 2013

(Written by Giulia Attocchi) There is not more promising name for an excursion, isn’t it? And indeed it was a great trip! 14 dudes, gathered on august 3rd for a semi-beginner friendly hike. We started from the logging road, heading the … 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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A Wedge-Currie Traverse: from Blackcomb to Pemberton by ski (Feb 3-5)

The moon is full, casting shadows across the frozen, snowmobile tracked Green river road. I skin along, my skis scraping whenever they cross over ice chunks separating car tracks from snowmobile tracks. It’s 2:00am and my mind is on repeat, … Continue reading

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dedededede de do…Brew new years

Ignacio, Pascale, Evgeny and Murray, Skinned up to Brew hut, but not in a hurry, In blurry fog with a slurry of flurries, We arrived by 3:00 and made salmon curry,                   … Continue reading

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