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Red Rocks Reading Week Adventure February 13-20, 2016

From February 13-20, 2016, a group of 8 VOCers made their way down to Red Rocks, Nevada for a week of climbing. In our crew we had Jake Jones, Emmanuel Beraud, Annie Maurer, John McKenna, Mike Wathen, Cindy Gu, Lesley … Continue reading

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Easter at Smith Rock

Over Easter weekend, a group of keen VOCers made the holy pilgrimage south to Smith Rock for four days of stellar climbing. The first and most committed (or insane, you decide) car group arrived on Friday morning, sometime in the ungodly hours … Continue reading

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The time we “didn’t” climb Siwash Rock

The following TR is entirely hypothetical and the pictures are photoshopped, probably. “Siwash itself is not a quality climb – using the standard ‘star’ system of quality ratings it wouldn’t get even half of a star” – Bivouac.com How could … Continue reading

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Welcome to Aid

At some point, Chris and I decided we wanted to spend two days climbing University Wall.  Like most silly plans, it sounds ludicrous at first, but somehow certain to happen. Having only aid climbing a few pitches each, we figured … Continue reading

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Easter climbing in Skaha Bluffs

Written by Anton Enghoff-Poulsen Annabelle Harvey, Hanne Pedersen, Emmanuel Beraud, Sam Viavant, Pawel Mirski, Natan Villarreal and Anton Enghoff-Poulsen April 3 – April 5, 2015 Leaving from Vancouver early Friday morning heading towards Skaha in a little red car packed … 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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Rock-climbing season never ends

Little did we know, that Diego and my chatting at Phelix hut about going to Squamish on the first weekend in the year would become reality… After returning from an amazing four days of skiing, my stoke to slay some … Continue reading

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