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Harrison Hut Scrambling Aug. 31- Sept. 2

Over the September Long weekend, Andrew, Ryan and I decided to head up to the UBC Varsity Outdoor Club’s Harrison Hut, located near Harrison Hot Springs about 75 km West of Pemberton. The hut is about 30 years old, but … Continue reading

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Team Alpine Start and the Sunshine Coast Trail: June 20- July 1, 2013

  Introduction (Cora): A few months back, my friend Ionatan contacted me and asked me if I would be interested in joining him on the Sunshine Coast Trail near Powell River. This trail is 180 km long, and includes many … Continue reading

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Phelix Scrambles July 13-14

Bright and early Saturday morning, the Campbellmobile picked me up for my fourth VOC trip: a weekend of hiking and scrambling around Phelix Hut. It was Ross’s 40th trip, overall, but his first trip as an organizer. It got off … Continue reading

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Saxifrage-Cassiope Scrambling July 6-7

Saturday morning we all converged on the well-hidden Modo van downtown, and were remarkably on time given some of our transit adventures. We arrived in Pemberton with just enough fuel, and filled up on gas and caffeine before hitting the … Continue reading

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To the Lost Valley (June 28 – July 1)

Participants: Jeremy Leal, Felix Jauvin, Sam McKoy, Annie Maurer After a mass exodus of trip participants due to fear of becoming lost forever in the Lost Valley, four brave souls met at Mt. Currie Coffee at 8 am on June … Continue reading

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The Weekend Adventure Tournament Extravaganza

It was a strange weekend. Vancouver We hatched the plan the previous Sunday.  I was watching football with ex-VOCer Alex Thompson, bored and rained out for the weekend.  Sustained rain had ended the Squamish climbing season, and with reliable skiing … Continue reading

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Scrambling Around Wedgemount Lake

Photo credits: A: Adrian Armstrong     R: Ryan Stelzer Leaving Vancouver and stopping at Squamish Mcdonalds we started up the trail at 7:40 AM. The weather was perfect on the first day. It took me 3 hours 5 minutes to get … Continue reading

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Semaphore Lakes Scramble (August 25-26)

My first trip with the VOC! I had done a lot of hiking in my pre-VOC life, but never much scrambling. I decided that a beginner friendly trip to Locomotive and Face Mountain would be a great introduction. On Saturday, … Continue reading

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Canyoning, Canyoneering, or Can-yawn-ing

On the weekend of August 24-25, Marcin Mirski, Phil Daoust, and myself went canyoning on the North Shore. With a stark lesson from Phil that it wasn’t called canyoneering and that only Americans called it that way, while the rest … Continue reading

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Liberty Ridge

July 5th After being skunked for weather on the past two consecutive weekends, the forecast was finally looking up. Nick Matwyuk and I had been eyeing Liberty Ridge on Mt. Rainier ever since our abject failure on Mt. Logan in … Continue reading

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