Author Archives: Roland Burton

Cutting Firewood July 6-7

There are some people in the club who are really quite tough. It’s good to know who these people are so you can avoid them. Anyway, we were tough. We had ten people, two chain saws, three 4WDHC vehicles, and … Continue reading

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Alberta

In early June, Carla and I did an 11 day trip to Alberta. We thought we might have son Dave along but he doesn’t much like long car rides, and I didn’t think that VOC people would be interested, so … Continue reading

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Brew Jun23

I hadn’t been to our Brew Hut for a while and it seemed that nobody else in VOC had been up recently. Having mostly built it I was curious to see how it was doing. I couldn’t find a carload … Continue reading

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Wasted Long Weekend

The original plan was to go towards the Harrison Hut and investigate the new start of trail recommended by the loggers. But the Key Committee wasn’t able to acquire keys (they are still working on this, though). Another plan for … Continue reading

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Pemberton Expedition Mar 18 – 21

The Plan: When you have several days available, and you bring lots of food, it must be an expedition.  Weekend warriors have trouble getting more than just Saturday + Sunday, but being retired, I have a different problem, which is … Continue reading

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Hot Spring Feb 17-18

Is this the right time? I planned to go to a hot spring before Christmas, and I planned to go for New Years but both trips got canceled by Jeep troubles. By now it was mid-Feb and I was getting … Continue reading

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Snow Caves Feb 2–3

This years Winter Long Hike aka Snow Caves, went really well. Thanks, Luc, for making it happen, and thanks to the others who offered to help.  Weather was even a bit sunny Saturday and we had a full on blizzard … Continue reading

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Bored? Dec 23 – Jan 07

The plan was to do one day of skiing plus a hot spring trip. I figured that New Years at the hot spring would be similar to our usual New Years celebrations, lots of tasty car camping food, a bit … Continue reading

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Phelix Road Maintenance

Executive Summary Nathan had mentioned that the slide was scary and the road was bushy. We figured it would be good to deal with these things before next weekend’s mould-removal trip. And the hot spring made sense. Four carloads of … Continue reading

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Brew Day Trip 20Oct

Purpose was to see what’s up there, how the new work went and to take our new roommate Julia who wanted to see another hut. Brew Hut is somewhat unique among our four huts in that it is not trapped … Continue reading

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