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Car unsticking trip

Seeing as the weather was so nice, a group of 12ish VOCers decided to spend the weekend up at the Joffre Lakes parking lot unsticking cars. There’s a lot to say about this particular parking lot. Even though half of … Continue reading

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A.O.Wheeler Hut

We went to A.O. Wheeler Hut in Glacier National Park to meet friends and to go skiing. We left on Friday afternoon and arrived at the trailhead at about 11:00. The hut was close to the highway, so it didn’t … Continue reading

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Winter Camping at Fat Dog

(trip report by Sarah Mitchell) Despite the strange trail name this trip was super fun including lots of rainy snow, cool mystical views of cloudy mountains, and most importantly – our top-notch snow fort kitchen. We started the day (after … Continue reading

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Pinecone Burke Traverse August 2017

I know, I know, it’s late. This trip happened in August, we wrote the VOCJ article in December, and we still haven’t posted it as a trip report. But here it is, at last—and with lots of extra pictures! Richard … Continue reading

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Joint Exec Meeting 2018 April 04

Why would somebody want to post a trip report about a meeting? So that our Members can find out what happens in the realm of the Exec, in case somebody wants to be Exec next year. The meeting is typically … Continue reading

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Oreos for breakfast – Daughter of ice 2018

Before I arrived in Vancouver in August it was inconceivable to me that I would ever enjoy climbing, but soon enough my roommate convinced me to give it a try. Next thing I knew, I was in a car headed … Continue reading

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Solitude at Skook? Mar 27

This trip was originally supposed to go to Keyhole Hot Spring just before the Authorities invoked the bear closure on April 01, but Josi had to fit in a trip to Oregon before she flies back to Germany on the … Continue reading

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2018 Womyn’s Traverse – Skyline Trail aka Treelined Trail

  Welcome to the story of the annual Womyn’s Traverse Bushwhack.     We (Else, Heather, and Dakotah) are all relatively experienced and wanted an objective with a little bit of adventure and unknown, while keeping with the traverse theme; … Continue reading

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Sphinx Dreams May Contain Surprises

I had never led a VOC trip before, but I knew that as an exec, I was expected to lead two trips/year. I’d been meaning to get to Burton Hut for a while, just because it seems like such a … Continue reading

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Eagle Expedition Mar 18

My sister Phyllis and her man Rod flew in from Medicine Hat. Their departure from Medicine Hat was delayed because the aircraft fuel truck driver locked his keys in the cab, so they couldn’t move the fuel truck, which was … Continue reading

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