Tag Archives: Small Group

Brew Hut Smackdown–Dec 5

My son, Devlin, was all fired up to skin up to Brew on his own steam. I’d been looking at the snow forecast thinking that maybe it wasn’t meant to be this weekend but we went anyways because he didn’t … Continue reading

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Harrison Hut Stove and the Quest for an Epic Butt–Oct 24-25, 2015

The last time I was up at Harrison Hut the back fell off of the stove. For a couple days it had been puffing smoke out of where you’d think smoke wasn’t supposed to come from, much to Roland’s misgivings, … Continue reading

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Manning Park – Frosty. 2015 Oct 24

      Though this was not exactly a VOC trip, it still qualifies to have a trip report because people reading it might learn enough that they could repeat the trip if they want. Mt Frosty is one of my favourites. … 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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Semi-Alcoholic on a Whim

Sometimes I’m bad at making plans. This weekend was one of those times, and I was a bit ticked at myself when Friday rolled around. The forecast was great, and I wanted to be in the mountains. I started pouring … Continue reading

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Brew Hut Expedition Sept 2-4, 2015

Just came back from VOC’s Brew Hut. Here’s what we did. We were Carla, me, Carla’s brother Scott, and Scott’s two kids, Ben(12) and Ella(10). We picked them up at the Horseshoe Bay ferry around noon and then faffed for … Continue reading

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Team Bad Idea Doesn’t Give Up – The Return to Mount Churchill

Written by Dmitri Oguz and Marcin Mirski “ROCK!!!” Dmitri heard Marcin’s shout and looked up to see two potato-sized rocks coming down, quickly ducking below the overhang beside him. Not close enough to be scary, but close enough to hear … Continue reading

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Double Whammy in the Joffre Range

I had always thought that the individual awarded the duty of writing the trip report was one who filled either of the following criteria: 1) newest member of the club 2) had never written a trip report before. Alas, my … Continue reading

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Bugabooya

  The Tale of Tough Ted Day 1   Ted Angus and I were excited to head to the Bugaboos together this summer.   Ted needed a break from long hours of thesis work, and I felt the need for one … Continue reading

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The Twin Sisters (June 27-28, 2015)

Caitlin Schneider, Anne Vialettes, Veronika Schmitt On a hot Saturday morning at 6.30, Caitlin, Anne and I left Vancouver on Hwy 1 towards Washington to climb the Twins Sisters. The plan was to take the standard scramble (W Ridge) up … Continue reading

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