Author Archives: Roland Burton

Another Brew Debacle

This trip report was written by Kevin Burton, but I don’t know how to make the machine think that he is the author.  Too bad about that. Last weekend (Jan 18-19) we (Edward+William+me) went for a big-time brew trip with … Continue reading

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VOC Christmas Message

By now we’ve already heard the Queen’s Christmas Message and the Pope’s Christmas Message. I guess they are allowed to use the word “Christmas” in their message rather than the more politically correct “Seasonal”. I can’t remember what the messages … Continue reading

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Red Heather Mtn

Edward thinks that Red Heather Meadows doesn’t sound serious enough so the place has been renamed as Red Heather Mountain. We were very fortunate to get up there Sunday Dec 15. Fortunate that we didn’t have to drive because Shu … Continue reading

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Dog Mt Dec 14

Dog mountain is one of the lumps at the side of Mt Seymour, just next to Dinky Peak. Because the snow was not abundant we picked Dog as a destination because we knew it wouldn’t be very snowy or very … Continue reading

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Brew Trip Nov 10

Purpose I wanted to see if the Roe Creek bridge was still there, drain the hut’s donation box, check for snow for the Debacle, see the outhouse hole that Jeff had dug, see if the solar lighting still worked.  Sherry … Continue reading

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Clear Creek HS Oct 30-31

Listen up, all you would-be hotspringers. This is a real hotspring trip! Picked up Sherry at 10 am and drove uneventfully to Harrison. Bought gas and a glow stick. Successfully passed three logging trucks. At the Clear Creek FSR turnoff … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving at Phelix – Roland’s version.

This was my fourth trip to Phelix this year as I wanted to see the new wood-burning heater installed.  I have been up there quite a few times since we built the hut 21 years ago. I was up there … Continue reading

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Beginner friendly hike to the Brew hut: Sept 28-29th, 2019

By Taniya Adak I have rightfully taken the honour of writing this trip report as I  have been wanting to go to the Brew hut for long (given that this hut is built and maintained by VOC) and also because … Continue reading

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Wendy Thompson + Skook

The Plan We were to drive up to the trail and hike into the ACC Wendy Thompson Hut, aka Marriot Basin (close to Mt Rohr). Then after two nights at Hut, we were to drive to the hot spring and … Continue reading

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PhxStove Jy 30

I got a phone call from Jeff Mottershed, to the effect that a few days ago he went up to the Phelix trail head to carry in the new stove, but accidentally backed his car off the road, and ended … Continue reading

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