Author Archives: Artem Bylinskii

Rockies Ice Climbing: Part 4 – The Stacked Nuts

We are ever-so grateful for Alfred letting us lot of dirtbags using his condo, but that was quite likely the worst night any of us had on the trip. The condo was a like a furnace. Way too hot to … Continue reading

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Canyoning, Canyoneering, or Can-yawn-ing

On the weekend of August 24-25, Marcin Mirski, Phil Daoust, and myself went canyoning on the North Shore. With a stark lesson from Phil that it wasn’t called canyoneering and that only Americans called it that way, while the rest … Continue reading

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The “Perfect” Conditions or How We Conquered The Garibaldi Massif

The week started out as usual, with a lengthy e-mail faff of a bunch of VOC’ers keen to get out skiing for the upcoming weekend. By Wednesday, the forecast had improved to the perfect conditions: low avalanche danger, firm compact … Continue reading

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