Author Archives: Roland Burton

Phelix Hut July 1-3

We got the message that the donations box was so full that nobody could get any more money into it and nobody else seemed to be doing anything about it, so we decided that this was the sort of problem … Continue reading

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Brewish Hike Jun19

We planned to leave our house at 6:30am but I felt so bad that I decided to do a Covid 19 rapid test and that took 15 minutes so Carla started driving the Neurotic Jeep at 6:45.  Roads were empty, … Continue reading

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Cypress June 4

Carla and I decided I needed a walk so we went up Cypress the resort. It’s pretty quiet up there, not many tourists or skiers where we went. The lifts are closed and signs warn of bears. Covid signs still … Continue reading

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Harrison Hut Adventure May 24 weekend ’22.

Rather than bore you with details, I’ll just do a quick sketch of the highlights. I offered to supply my Jeep if we were short of cars, and we seemed to be short.  My doctors all agreed that I could … Continue reading

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Seymour Saturday Nov 20

Due to the violent and scary weather last week the hot springs trip got cancelled at the last minute and I found myself without a trip. Seymour is a good solution to this problem so I posted a trip and … Continue reading

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Brew Trail Oct 30

History, the Hut and the Debacle: A long time ago the VOC built the Whistler Cabin, and then the AMS decided they wanted it and  AMS was reluctantly persuaded to give VOC money to pay us for the “sweat equity” … Continue reading

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Phelix Firewood and Outhouse

Not having been up there since we installed the solar lighting this summer, I wanted to know if the lights still worked. I also wanted to know if the loggers had put up another one of those miserable yellow gates, … Continue reading

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Wreck Beach, Pancakes, Sept 12

This trip was all about Snow White and the seven dwarfs. Leader Sophia Collins was Snow White. Usually we have about equal amounts of male and female participants but this time it just didn’t happen. I was one of the … Continue reading

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Harrison Hut, May 28 – 30

It’s the time of the Covid. Trips are severely hampered by regulations and by our attempts to avoid getting sick. Though most of the people in VOC are young enough and healthy enough to survive Covid, we must look after … Continue reading

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Phelix Hut Solar Lighting Installation

We drove up Friday afternoon, June 11th, dining at Pemberton Macdonalds as usual, spent about an hour removing the usual slide on the road at 0.6km, then drove to around 5km, the place where we park. There we found a … Continue reading

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