Author Archives: Ana Ciocoiu

Close Encounters of the Damp Kind

Little climbing, lots of vibes on this Feb 2023 Great American Road-trip Seeking a distraction from my miserable job (which I rage-quit months later), I got together with my friends Erin, Alexey, and Eric to plan an all-american road-trip over … Continue reading

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The Price of Powder

Contributors: Rhys Guerrier, Ana Ciocoiu Having experienced not one, but two Snowmageddons in the month leading up to New Year’s, there was a strong suspicion among us VOCers that the somewhat remote slopes around Phelix hut could become powder caches. … Continue reading

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God has you on toprope: gumbies in the Eldred

After months of intense planning and obsessively searching for beta on the only website that contains it (shoutout to Powell River Rocks!) our group of overly stoked gumbies finally made the trek into the dense forests of the Eldred valley. … Continue reading

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Misadventures in Redneck Washington

Participants: Ana Ciocoiu, Eric Daigle Useful beta in bold Friday, May 27 In an attempt to escape the diluvial rains on the West coast, Eric and I picked the nearest dry town in Washington for a weekend climbing trip. 10pm: … Continue reading

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