Tag Archives: Mid Group

Another Harrison Hut Fiasco: Flood

Participants: Pemberton SAR, the RCMP, Blackcombe Aviation, Mother Nature, a marmot, the Luggable Loo, Roland Burton, Jeff Mottershead, Christian Veenstra, Lea Zhecheva, Lianne McRadu, Joachim Klungseth, Henri Brunel, Ola Esten Roessum, Ben Farrow, Jacob Emil Toennesen, Ben Singleton-Polster, Meredith who’s … 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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PHXTR August 23-25

The Plan: This trip was originally going to the Harrison Hut and staying for a week, but the forest fires closed the road west of Pemberton and pretty soon we realised that the Harrison trip wasn’t going to happen. So … Continue reading

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Mt Fromme – Mountain Bike – Train & Play

A medium sized group of ridiculously good looking people set off to take their training wheels off and give Mt. Fromme a shot. Unfortunately I failed hard and didn’t get any pictures of anything that happened before our lunch break…my … Continue reading

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Whitecap Mountain and the Bendor Range: Alpine Bliss!

At 2915 m, Whitecap Mountain is the crown of the Bendor Range and one of the taller peaks in the area surrounding Vancouver. It caught my eye on the Labour Day weekend of last year, on a trip to the … Continue reading

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Alpine Skills Course

Alpine Skills Course or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Glacier July 10-12 2015 The crew: Sam, Sarah, Amy, Nicole, Nick, Artem, Liz I’ve dreamed of traversing a glacier, but never had the chance to do so. … Continue reading

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Garibaldi Weekend

Rachel: “If you change your mind, I’m the first in line; honey, I’m still free, take a chance on me!” The first sign that the weekend was off to a good start was getting into Kat and Artem’s car bright … Continue reading

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Coliseum Mountain Watermelon Picnic

Fifteen VOC’ers met up on the last day of May for a hike and a picnic at the top of Coliseum mountain, in Lynn Headwaters park. I was tasked with writing the trip report, so here goes, a month and … Continue reading

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A Womyn’s Ski Traverse: Brandywine to Callaghan

April 25-26 2015. Participants: Caroline, Line, Jen, Isabel, Alex, Veronika, Erica, Anne, Caitlin, Breanne and Geneviève. Ever since I moved to Vancouver, I have been dreaming of getting into backcountry skiing: combine downhill with nordic skiing and backpacking, three things … Continue reading

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The Zum Peak Fiasco

A zum (also called a zoa) is the female offspring of a nak (female yak) and a bull (male cow). Zum Peak is a forested summit located almost in the middle of the otherwise very impressive polished granite peaks of the Llamoid Group … Continue reading

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