Tag Archives: Garibaldi Lake

Bears, Uzbeki Trout soup, and paddle boards; truly epic nonsense!

Participants: Ross Campbell, Birgit Rogalla, Natalie Makepeace, and Gabe Frame Our week was fast hurtling towards the Canada Day long weekend and our weekend plans still consisted of a long, impenetrable e-mail faff of about 10 different options. My solution … Continue reading

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Learning to Survival Ski 2016 March 5-6

As sometimes happens, there’s a couple of people who want to try skiing. Not Alpine Touring with the expensive bindings, and not Tele, where they actually know how, but just a bit of survival skiing. So we head off to … Continue reading

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Black Tusk in Two Days (Sept 9, 2015)

Written by Harry Cobb, Photos and Captions by Tobias This being my first month in the VOC, I don’t know if there’s a particular formula for Trip Reports (although I read a bunch – strong work!). So I’m just gonna … 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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Early spring trudge to Elfin Hut

On a Thursday morning, Feb. 19th, a newly inducted VOC member Kelsey Miller (and myself) took off from Vancouver in her ol’ boat of a Chrysler.  We made the lovely morning drive along the Sea-to-Sky, and arrived at the Elfin/Diamond … Continue reading

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Take 2: Black Tusk and Lake Garibaldi

It was a beautiful, sunny Saturday. The birds were chirping, the skies were doing what skies do, and of course no one was on time to the meeting point. However, the force was with us and we managed to assemble … Continue reading

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Skiing trip to Burton Hut, March 29–30

Trip report and photos by Endre Nerhus Oeen. On Saturday March 29th, six skiers and one on snow shoers left the parking spot near the highway in rain and foggy conditions. Some skinning and some boot packing up the Garibaldi … 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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Playing in the Snow: Snowshoeing at Taylor Meadows

It all began with a girl who really likes to play in the snow and who wanted to take a break from all that studying for finals: On Saturday, Dec 7, 2013, Anne Darby took a brave group of snowshoers … 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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