Author Archives: Roland Burton

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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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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