Author Archives: Jeff Mottershead

Harrison Hut Stove and the Quest for an Epic Butt–Oct 24-25, 2015

The last time I was up at Harrison Hut the back fell off of the stove. For a couple days it had been puffing smoke out of where you’d think smoke wasn’t supposed to come from, much to Roland’s misgivings, … Continue reading

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Another Harrison Hut Fiasco: Flood

Participants: Pemberton SAR, the RCMP, Blackcombe Aviation, Mother Nature, a marmot, the Luggable Loo, Roland Burton, Jeff Mottershead, Christian Veenstra, Lea Zhecheva, Lianne McRadu, Joachim Klungseth, Henri Brunel, Ola Esten Roessum, Ben Farrow, Jacob Emil Toennesen, Ben Singleton-Polster, Meredith who’s … Continue reading

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Shame and Redemption at the Barr Creek Bridge (Oct 22-23 and Nov 7-8)

A short preamble: For this to make make any sense to people new to the club I need to give a bit of background. Those familiar can skip this bit. Way back in the day there was keen VOCer Julien … Continue reading

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Barr Creek Log Pullarama

This is a fairly late trip report, but better late than never. I’d been prompted by Ben Singleton-Polster to remove the log jam that threatened the bridge over Barr Creek for over a year. I had intended to do this … Continue reading

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Harrison Hut Bridge Repair (June 1, 2014)

      This report is something like six weeks too late, but better late than never. In my defence I’ve been spending all my spare time on the stuff needed for a long-term solution for the bridge across Barr … Continue reading

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Barr Creek bridge installation: Marmots are terrible

I’d made an attempt to rustle up some people to install the bridge over Barr Creek (as part of the new route to the Harrison Hut) but in the end everyone either bailed or stopped responding to emails. Because I’m … Continue reading

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