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Nick stands on some rocks that someone named after our club

Due east of Whistler, just beyond the Spearhead Range, lies a mountain that was named after our club. “VeeOcee Mountain” was named in 1964 and first climbed in 1966 by a party that included one R. Burton. It has been … Continue reading

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Spearhead in the White March 26-27

It’s amazing how different a traverse like the Spearhead when you do it in whiteout conditions compared to fair weather. As anyone who did it the weekend previous can tell you, this trip report will probably sound quite different from … Continue reading

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A Wedge-Currie Traverse: from Blackcomb to Pemberton by ski (Feb 3-5)

The moon is full, casting shadows across the frozen, snowmobile tracked Green river road. I skin along, my skis scraping whenever they cross over ice chunks separating car tracks from snowmobile tracks. It’s 2:00am and my mind is on repeat, … Continue reading

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