Author Archives: Roland Burton

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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Clr Crk HS July 19

1) What’s new. The road is still long and includes highway driving along Highway #1 until you get to exit 135, then up through Agassiz where you shouldn’t pick up hitch-hikers because the federal prison is up there, and then … Continue reading

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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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