Tag Archives: Weekend

East Ridge of Alpha Mountain

Participants: Artem Babaian and Jeff Taylor, July 21-22, 2016 For the last few weeks I’ve been constantly on the move and my brain flipping between tasks, often all at once. Modern life is a cacophony of stimulation; write the review … Continue reading

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Meager Obelisk, July 22-24

How it started: “Weekend plans?” – Nick Some email faff, obsessive weather monitoring and a trip change later we were in downtown picking up Ben from work.  I was really excited. My memories of Harrison thus far only included rain, … Continue reading

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Harrison Hut July 2016

Josi was in VOC about four years ago, went on trips, and made some amazing VOC videos., which you can find here: http://tinyurl.com/canada111 Recently she has been in Germany, making videos and messing with drones. This fall she’s going to … Continue reading

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A Lizzie Creek Workhike

Loyal workhikers: Alex Girard, Jeff Taylor, Filip Kilibarda, Mirko Moeller, Roland Burton, Taniya Adak, Jin Guo, Vincent Hanlon, Julien Renard, Erica Acton, Kasia Celler, Simon Litchwark, Lea Zhecheva This is going to be one of two trip reports about (the … Continue reading

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Ossa Mountain Scramble

Exec Note: There are a few Trip Reports which got ‘forgotten’ at the pending stage on the website. Apologies that they weren’t published when they were submitted. We’ll release the few others like this over the coming weeks. With an … Continue reading

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Keyhole Hot Spring April 17-18

I wanted to get to Keyhole hot springs to make up for our unsuccessful trip last November, and perhaps hang some trail markers. It was on my “Summer Plans with VOC” list. Timing Weekends can be a bit of a … Continue reading

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My first ski traverse: or how I learned to ski ballet and had a rad weekend with five amigos!

April 9-10th, 2016 Trip participants: Clemens Adolphs, Elliott Skierszkan, Martin Cermak, Mirko Moeller, Jeremy Leal, and myself, Kasia Celler I’m not into making large goals lately, so I wasn’t too ambitious for this winter. I thought to myself that it would … Continue reading

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Blackcomb-Currie daytrip

Saturday, April 2nd. Normally, when trying to do a new (to me) ski traverse as a day-trip I end up spending far more time researching/planning the trip than I do on the trip itself (I think, for Tantalus it might … Continue reading

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Sooke Loop Recon

The way to the Island. As I expected the buses to the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal were loaded with people and bicycles on the first day of Easter long weekend. I was planning to arrive at Bridgeport Station at 7:35 to … Continue reading

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Phelix, March 11-12

Preamble: Normally, I don’t write trip reports aside from an occasional drawing in a sketchbook; But maybe that’s a bad thing and maybe it’s feeding into the beginner friendly crisis. So here is one. Sometimes I get restless, usually when … Continue reading

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