Category Archives: Hike

Hiking, Trail Running, Snowshoeing

Mount Mulligan with doggos

  *WARNING! VIEWER’S DISCRETION ADVISORY* The following trip report includes an overwhelming amount of dog pics. If you are not ready for the cuteness, turn back. Do you accept the risk of getting diabetes from sweet doggo overload and wish … Continue reading

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Elk Mountain Snowshoe

The plan was to snowshoe up Elk Mountain in Chilliwack on February 5th 2022 and get in some good views. Here is how one might execute said plan. Step 1: Meet at Chilliwack McDonald’s at 8:30. The morning was a … Continue reading

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An ice weekend; G1 2021

I’d never been in a truck before. A big, American, covered in dirtbag stickers, truck. I chucked my bag in the back and squished into the tiny jump seat behind the driver, Ethan. No need for a seatbelt, I was … Continue reading

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Winter Longhike 2022

This trip report is written from three VOCer’s (Marie Sandler, Kevin Lam, Shruti Yogesh Vansia) point of view. Day 1: Marie’s Experience:  At 5:00 am, our car (the three trip leaders and our quinzhee group of Carolina Bombelli, Jacob Hotz, … Continue reading

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Griswold Pass

Participants: Ryan MacDonald, Joanna Gower, Ross Campbell, Tom Curran and Cassandra Elphinstone July 22-26th 2021 Griswold Pass (Joanna) Our trip to Griswold Pass began as a trip to Strathcona Park – Cassandra and I planned a traverse route somewhere in … Continue reading

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Mt. Gardner Waterpark

I first learned about Mt. Gardner a couple weeks ago, when I signed up for Lucy and Joe’s trip. Unfortunately a rainfall warning and subsequent chaos killed that idea, so we had lovely walk in Pacific Spirit Park instead. I … Continue reading

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Phantastic Phun Phound with Phriends at Phelix

It was late October when I was planning how I should spend my first and last fall reading break at UBC, should I go to Harrison Hot Springs with some friends, fly to Toronto to be cold and miserable, or … Continue reading

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Harrison Hut Workhike!

Twas a week among midterms and all across Vancouver, VOC members heard the beckoning call of a backcountry siren otherwise known as Anya Boardman whispering tantalizing phrases such as “hut trip” and “trail work,” among other concepts powerful enough to … Continue reading

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Girlz Trip to Garibaldi

Nearing the end of the summer, I organized an all girls trip to Garibaldi Park (Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh land) with some friends. Some bailed, others were busy. But the final crew to go was Lucy Luo, Sahar Mavali, Georgia Carswell, … Continue reading

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Short and sweet trip in Mt Seymour

On September 25th, a car carrying four VOCer winded along the beautiful Mt Seymour road; they are Roland Burton, Carla, Gulen Bayraktar, and me, Kung-Ping Lin. As a new UBC student, I am so excited to have this chance to … Continue reading

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