Tag Archives: Trail work

Workhike to Lizzie: A beginner’s perspective

The Lizzie trail-builder crew comprised of Roland Burton, Simon Litchwark, Vincent Hanlon, Alexander Girard, Julien Renard, Erica Acton, Kasia Celler, Filip Kilibarda, Mirko Moeller, Jeff Taylor, Jin Guo and me (Taniya Adak). Interestingly, Jin got to know of VOC’s existence … Continue reading

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Shame and Redemption at the Barr Creek Bridge (Oct 22-23 and Nov 7-8)

A short preamble: For this to make make any sense to people new to the club I need to give a bit of background. Those familiar can skip this bit. Way back in the day there was keen VOCer Julien … Continue reading

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Harrison Hut Renos: a week of hard work in a beautiful place

There was a bit of confusion as to whether I was going in the first place, but after many of my other summer plans had fallen through, I was pretty determined to get up to the Harrison Hut for a … Continue reading

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Harrison Hut Trail Workhike (August 2-4)

With the August long weekend approaching and some high pressure stalled off the coast, it was an excellent opportunity to venture up to the Harrison Hut for my first time. As a new VOCer who had really enjoyed their first … Continue reading

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May long weekend — Harrison Trail work

Our Harrison Hut is our least-accessible hut, but we are working on that. As the first work/fun trip of the year, we had some objectives. We wanted to find out if Spidery Creek was washed out, if we could even … Continue reading

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A Day to Remember

Earlier this year in the winter, the club replaced the front door at Sphinx (Burton) Hut with a new one. However, the new door had a big gap at the bottom which created various problems; for example, snow drift in, … Continue reading

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Newest Brew Trail Work Hike (June 22-23)

Overnight workers: Roland Burton, Carla, Deb Conrady, Ross Campbell, Ru Lai Day warriors: Stephanie Grothe, Clemens Adolphs, Gili Rosenberg, Steven Baldwin, Matthew Topham Day 1 We cleared the 150m path of logs and made a new trail.   Gili put … 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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Meager Creek Workhike Sept 24-25

The day began bright (well, dark actually) and early, as all good hiking trips do, but I was so excited about getting out of Vancouver and on my first real Canadian hiking trip that I really didn’t care! The plan … Continue reading

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