Tag Archives: Winter

Hot Springs Adventure, December 11 – 12

Executive Summary: We were four beautiful people, plus an old hairy guy with a Jeep. I drove for 11 hours on Friday, and 5 hours on Saturday. We didn’t get to Keyhole due to excessive snow and other excuses but … Continue reading

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A Womyn’s Ski Traverse: Brandywine to Callaghan

April 25-26 2015. Participants: Caroline, Line, Jen, Isabel, Alex, Veronika, Erica, Anne, Caitlin, Breanne and Geneviève. Ever since I moved to Vancouver, I have been dreaming of getting into backcountry skiing: combine downhill with nordic skiing and backpacking, three things … Continue reading

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Telemark skiing in Chilliwack!

For some reason I had decided that it was a good idea to combine my first snow camping trip in Canada with my first time ever on telemark skis. Was it? Maybe not, but then again trips tend to be … Continue reading

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Brew Hut – Couldn’t ask for more

Date: March 21-22 Participants: Spencer Rasmussen, Boris Dalstein, Virgile Aime, Agnieszca Grabowska, Oscar Ramos, Jane Wang, Matteo Agnoloni, Natanael Villarreal What a great trip indeed! Even though we did not end up doing the Neve Traverse through Garibaldi, this trip … Continue reading

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Spearhead Traverse: March 7th to 8th

Unadulterated Type 1 Fun on The Spearhead March 7th-8th, 2015   Participants: Caroline Jung, Clemens Adolphs, Derry Lappin, Elliott Skierszkan, Ian Johnston Written by Ian   As per usual for this year, this trip was conceived while crying about lack … Continue reading

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Garibaldi Neve Traverse with Summit of Mt. Garibaldi

Written by Dan Rohn Matt Kennedy, Cora Skaien, Dakotah Fozzard, Noah Besen, Dan Rohn, Adam Osuchowski, Roland and Carla Burton Friday March 6, 2015 We piled up into our vehicles and got on the road mid-afternoon. Most of the gang … Continue reading

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Day-trip to Mt. (Cassandra) Elphinstone

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When I woke up on Saturday morning to a clear, blue sky I knew that it was going to be a great day. I had been on the Sunshine Coast many times before but I had never even heard of … Continue reading

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TAYLOR MEADOWS 29-30 NOV 2014

I waited for my fellow trip member’s car to arrive, all snugly packed with fancy equipment. I wore almost all the warm clothes I owned, uncertain of how cold it would be. This being my first experience being in snow … Continue reading

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Early spring trudge to Elfin Hut

On a Thursday morning, Feb. 19th, a newly inducted VOC member Kelsey Miller (and myself) took off from Vancouver in her ol’ boat of a Chrysler.  We made the lovely morning drive along the Sea-to-Sky, and arrived at the Elfin/Diamond … Continue reading

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Norvan Falls Day Hike

After a fairly sluggish early-morning stumble to the bus loop to meet up with the group, I was officially out on my first VOC trip. Originally, the plan was for half the group to hike Lynn Peak and the other … Continue reading

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