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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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Victoria Day Climbing: In Which Tim Emmett and Fred Beckey Were Ross-ist

Canadians are lucky to have three days off in May to commemorate Queen Victoria and the monarchy. Several VOC members couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate the royal family than to climb. With that, faff began on planning … Continue reading

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Diego’s “red (nose) point” ascent.

Earlier this week, the Squamish weather forecast was not good. I was hoping to get away for the weekend and either climb in Skaha or Leavenworth.That was until Diego texted me on Thursday night, saying the forecast for the weekend … Continue reading

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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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Easter climbing at Horne Lake

Horne Lake is a small climbing area on Vancouver Island, about 70km north-west of Nanaimo. The setting is beautiful, right above a huge lake with no big roads for miles around. More interestingly, the cliffs are made of limestone and … Continue reading

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May Long at Skaha Bluffs

Friday: Clash of Civilizations Team Sexy Sunglasses (Christina, Greg, Sabrina and Yvan) packed into the (tentatively-named) Blue Bullet right after work Friday and, longing for dry rock, headed for Skaha. ┬áSabrina is American and Christina is fresh-off-the-boat from Germany, so … Continue reading

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