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Skaha long weekend and the little red outback that could

Last easter weekend Jens organized a beginner climbing trip to Skaha to show all us newbies the ropes (yeah I said it). I am super grateful to Jens and Sam for taking the time to do this. I know everyone … Continue reading

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Canada by Bicycle

View Larger Map On a drizzly May 3rd morning Rachel Baldwin and I left Vancouver on heavily laden bikes heading east. During the next 11 weeks, I cycled 8000 km to St. John’s, Newfoundland through menacing tunnels in the Fraser … Continue reading

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Joffre Lakes (August 25-26)

On the weekend of August 25, 2012, split into three cars, 13 VOCers descended upon Joffre Lakes Provincial Park. We pick up the trail at its head. Joffre Lakes are three in number, a lower lake a stone’s throw away … Continue reading

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Coastal Ramblings of the VOC Ski Early Retirees (Dec 12-15, 2011)

I awoke Monday morning expecting to open my eyes to my dorm room, and laptop computer sitting mere inches away from my face, out of pure habit. It’s amazing how difficult it is to shake five years of habit. Merick … Continue reading

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Stein Valley Traverse Trip Report, August 8-14, 2011

The timing for this trip couldn’t possibly have been better. It began immediately after the most stressful month of my entire life, and at times I was scared I wouldn’t even succeed in prepping for the trip… but things pulled … Continue reading

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