Category Archives: Hike

Hiking, Trail Running, Snowshoeing

Manning Park in ‘Flashmob Style’

Trip dates: July 10-11 2021 The June 2021 heatwave impressed on me the urgency of doing some view-intensive trips before the summer smog season begins in earnest. Melissa’s trip to Manning Park’s Skyline Trail advertised some fantastic views, and this … Continue reading

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Cerise Creek & Keith’s Hut Reopens & Joffre Scramble

The Cerise Creek Trail is now rerouted across the May 2019 landslide and the Keith Flavelle Hut is unlocked (as of July 1st 2021)! To mark this, I’ll post a brief guide to the Joffre Peak (2721m) summer scramble route (SE … Continue reading

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Kayak & Hike to Underhill Peak

Thank you, Isaac, for organizing this amazing trip! The plan for this Saturday was: Have a group of 6 VOCers meet at Deep Cove, kayak to Thwaytes landing, hike up Underhill Peak, come back and eat Honey’s donuts (of course). … Continue reading

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Golden Gals Self-Propel Golden Ears

July 27-29, 2020 Gabrielle Booth & Charlotte Scholten On our trip, to the best of my understanding, Charlotte and I traveled through the following traditional, ancestral, and unseeded territories: səl̓ilwətaɁɬ təməxʷ (Tsleil-Waututh), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Stz’uminus, S’ólh Téméxw (Stó:lō), Skwxwú7mesh-ulh Temíx̱w (Squamish), … Continue reading

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Banff/Jasper Scrambles and Kayaking

As the end of the summer of 2020 approached, my dream of a Rocky Mountain road trip seemed to be fading. The deadline to present my thesis proposal was nearing, making it difficult to fit any kind of trip into … Continue reading

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Racing Glaciers: An Expedited Berg Lake Adventure

Berg Lake: a place of blue waters, roaring waterfalls, and glaciers reaching down from jagged peaks all the way to the water’s edge. From the moment I heard about this special mountain Shangri La I knew I had to visit. … Continue reading

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“Shoulder Season” Hike to Phelix

As a first year going on my first VOC trip, I was pretty stoked to get away from Vancouver for a weekend as well as do probably one of my last hikes of the season. In fact, I got to the McDonald’s … 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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Trip to Malcom Island

This trip begins 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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