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Glacier school 2020 John Wragg’s Perspective

Out the door and into my vehicle the rain began to patter from above, the forecast for rain was proving to be fulfilled. It was only in line with traditional Voc Glacier instructional trips. passengers in tow we headed to … Continue reading

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Cypress Glacier G1 School Oct. 3/4 2020

Sunny and warm on Saturday, foggy/cloudy and wet on Sunday. Not bad for coastal BC weather in October! One of the cars (a Jetta) did not have enough clearance to make it all the way to the trail head, so … Continue reading

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Golden Larches at Mt. Frosty – Oct 3-4, 2020

Did you know Golden Larches are one of the only tree species to thrive above 2,000 meters? How about that the larches are one a few deciduous conifer trees? Or that that many Golden Larches are over 2,000 years old? On October … Continue reading

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Pushing the Limits of Mediocrity: A Cheakamus Canyon Story

“Some are born mediocre, some achieve mediocrity, and some have mediocrity thrust upon them.” – some famous poet dude I’d like to think that we at the very least managed to achieve some level of mediocrity on a cold October … Continue reading

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Trip to Malcom Island

This trip starts right after the first online baby shower I have ever attended. My family, scattered across the globe, joined a Zoom call to welcome the latest member into the family. This occurred during the summer of 2020 when … Continue reading

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A Golden Time at Golden Ears

Lucy Luo: Yo Tyler!! This is our first VOC trip and trip report! What do you say we make it epic by using the most corny format and tone, so it becomes the first faux talk show to be found … Continue reading

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Dilly-dally to Deep Cove at Dawn for Doughnuts and Doggos

The plan: Bike to Deep Cove to catch the sunrise at 0744 hours on Wednesday and grab some doughnuts from Honey’s Doughnuts. Bike home. Easy peasy. “The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry” – Robbie Burns Things … Continue reading

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Cheeky trip up Mt Fromme – Written by John Wragg

Mountain air, sweet sweet mountain air. How I could spend the weekend simply breathing up there. Nine was the number that set up the mountain this day. Boots on the trail at 9:30, slip slop, the ground was moist. Rivulets … Continue reading

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Maybe don’t try to drive to Cape Scott in October

Over Canadian Thanksgiving, I was compelled to try to get to a place I’ve been trying to go since I heard about it: Cape Scott, a provincial park on the very tip of Vancouver Island. The views are meant to … Continue reading

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Solo gear testing trip on a very wet Mt Seymour Oct 11th

Do note a lot of these lessons are mostly for myself, if you learn something from it then that’s sweet! I woke up to the sound of rain pouring outside. A smile creeped across my face. I’ve always secretly loved … Continue reading

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