Author Archives: Roland Burton

BrewAccess Dec20

First, a bit of background to this story. VOC has four huts, the most popular being the Brew Hut. Brew has been so popular with others, that VOC members often find that it is full when they go to use … Continue reading

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Phelix Hut Oct 2-3

Long ago Shuyu offered to organize a firewood trip to Phelix Hut, then it appeared we were going to Harrison instead, but the Harrison Permit wasn’t ready, so it was Phelix. Shuyu and I decided to drive up Friday night … Continue reading

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Brew Trip Sept 5

I got an email saying that the brew donation box, where visitors leave their $10 for us, was becoming too full to add more money. With a long weekend rapidly approaching, something had to be done. The weather forecast predicted … Continue reading

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Playing in Poop Aug 8-9

First, I must apologize for writing another trip report. I feel that especially in the time of the Covid, trip reports are very important so that people can see that VOC still does stuff. This trip was a work trip … Continue reading

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Scouting the Alcoholic Jy 25-26

Shuyu and I were desperate to get on a trip, after the Alcoholic Traverse collapsed for the third time due to lack of participants. There was an overnight trip to Illal Meadows (Coquihalla) which we could have gone on, but … Continue reading

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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 (E + W + me) went for a … 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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