Category Archives: Hike

Hiking, Trail Running, Snowshoeing

Crown Mountain. 18 People. One SeaBus.

It all started with 105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia by Stephen Hui. I borrowed it from the library in a sleep deprived haze of procrastination. And there it was. Hike #10: 4/5 quality, double black difficulty, 17 km round trip, … Continue reading

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Sunny G1 on Brandywine

What do Brandywine Glacier and Katy Perry have in common? They were both a lot bigger in the early 2000s and are most definitely Hot and Cold. This weekend 60 VOCers occupied Brandywine Glacier for 2022’s annual Glacier School G1, … Continue reading

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Tour De North Shore Backcountry

This past Labour Day, my brother Daniel and I set out for a last-hurrah adventure before school started again. Living on the North Shore, we set our sights on an objective (or two) close to home which could be done … Continue reading

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Joffre Lakes Backpacking Trip

Ah, the Joffre lakes backpacking trip. Waiting over a month before working on this trip report, you’d think the memories of what occured on the trip would have been more hazy. Thanks to Lucy Luo and Josh Thorsteinson (the wonderful … Continue reading

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Howe Sound Crest Trail Redemption

After previously huffing and puffing along the Howe Sound Crest trail last summer in the rain/clouds, I (Amy) have been determined to give the HSCT another go. So Mykal B.W. and I set out on a sunny August weekend to … Continue reading

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Mount Webb Hike

On Saturday July 16th, Nadia Tarazi picked Sri Bonthula, Anubhav Garg, Gordon Lim and me from UBC, departing campus at 6:00 am.  With the rain on the way, the weather wasn’t looking too promising, but it magically cleared up right … Continue reading

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Devil’s Dome – North Cascades (July 29-31)

Got on the road at 7:30ish and made it to the rangers station in Marblemount by around 10 where I borrowed a bear canister and bought an extra fuel can. I then drove about an hour on Washington’s scenic highway … Continue reading

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Heather Trail – Manning Park

Background info: Heather Trail is located in Manning Park. Starting from the Blackwall Peak parking area we walked along the Heather Trail to get to Nicomen Lake Campsite. This was a 2-day, 1-night trip. The total hike was roughly 46km with … Continue reading

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Gotha and Coburg Peaks

With the weather forecast looking prime and the mountains waiting for us, Marko Smitran and I set our sights on Gotha and Coburg Peaks. We started off our day by meeting at my house in North Vancouver, before proceeding to … Continue reading

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Tzoonie Mountain

The plan for this trip was simple… more or less. There’s a mountain a couple of ranges behind the Tantalus called Tzoonie Mountain, it stands at ~2123m and a good 2 days walk from any access point. Thomas, the trip … Continue reading

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