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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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Early Season Turns at All Costs: 2015 Edition

November 7-8 2015, Elfin Lakes ski tour One year ago to this day, Neil Mackenzie, Arran Whiteford and I kicked off our 2014-2015 ski season with some great laps down Diamond Head, behind the Elfin Lakes shelter (see VOCJ 57, … Continue reading

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Indian Arm – 2015

Slowly opening my eyes, I lay in bed and listened. Silence. My body clock had beaten the alarm at its own game. Summoning the will to get out of bed I drew the curtains and looked out towards North Vancouver … 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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The Black Tusk Trail Race: 25k of fun (but wet) running!

Black Tusk Trail Race [Sept 19, 2015] By Birgit Rogalla, Elliott Skierszkan and Micheal Stone Intro: While many of us VOC’ers spend our weekends rambling about the mountains, there is a select few of us who decided to join Artem … 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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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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Norvan Falls Day Hike

After a fairly sluggish early-morning stumble to the bus loop to meet up with the group, I was officially out on my first VOC trip. Originally, the plan was for half the group to hike Lynn Peak and the other … Continue reading

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Ski Red Heather – Nov 23

Last weekend a group of 8 VOCers headed up to Red Heather to get in some turns and in the words of Alfred ‘it was easily the best skiing of the season so far’. Two all star drivers, Kasia and … Continue reading

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Lynn Peak and the Baden Powell Trail to Deep Cove, Sunday 23rd November.

Last weekend seemed liked the ideal time for a short escape from the city, just enough time to forget about the impending doom of finals. So a group of 10 of us, new and experienced VOCers alike set off on … Continue reading

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