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The Annual Brew Debacle: 7th and 8th November 2015

The plan was to cross the Lions Gate Bridge at 8 am. The rain was very heavy and people were not very motivated about the idea to walk in this rain. But  when we met all in Squamish to drink … Continue reading

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Something in the Water

*Refreshes forecast* yup… it’s still going to rain. What do we do when we can’t climb? We go drink in hot springs! With another successful Rock Party behind us it was time to honour the age-old VOC tradition of seeking … 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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Mt. Rohrrrrrr

Date: August 15-16 Location: Rohr Lake – Pemberton – BC FAFF Rating: Extreme Ain’t nobody got time for novels, so let me simply summarize the trip through a series of thought provoking images. ___________________________________________________________________ Everybody packed and ready to go. … Continue reading

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Lead Ladder 2015

This years Lead Ladder was a huge success! Many thanks to all the instructors who dedicated their time and energy to help teach us all the techniques and tricks of trad climbing. A special thanks goes to Jon for putting … Continue reading

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Howe Sound Crest Trail: Team Slog

Mike Cancilla suggested a trip to the Howe Sound Crest (HSC) trail, considered by many to be the most pristine trail running and overnight hiking near metro Vancouver. Many people signed up — probably too many for one crew — … Continue reading

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Howe Sound Crest Trail: Team Carrywater

Originally published on The Ubyssey: PLACES TO BE: HOWE SOUND CREST TRAIL ► By Justin Lam Photos Koby Michaels/The Ubyssey Oh boy, some beginner trip this turned out to be. As a new member of the VOC, it quickly became apparent to … Continue reading

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Black bear and white dog in the Pinecone Burke Day Hike

On Saturday, June 13, 2015, we set out to hike to the Dennett Lake in the Pinecone Burke park, and reached the Burke Peak shown as the yellow star in the following picture. At 9am we were still sleepy, but we spotted … Continue reading

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Erockita : Introduction to Rock Climbing

By Ella Weik Saturday, 21st March. A group of 20 bravely, adventurous climbers are heading bright and early to the smoke bluffs. No one else is around – because it is raining. Everything is wet and the sky doesn’t look … Continue reading

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Day trip to Mount Seymour from Deep Cove – About expectations and reality

By Teresa Thoering Our day trip to Mount Seymour from Deep Cove started with meeting downtown in the morning. On the bus to Downtown I had time to think about the different understanding about hiking that obviously exist and I … Continue reading

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