Document type : vocene
Date : 2016-11-08
Description : VOCene #28 2016
Content :
Adventures make one late for dinner.

Photo of the Week: Since there were no submissions (send yours in!), this week is a throwback to deep snow last winter. Picture taken by Ian Johnston.

Upcoming Trips

Slideshow: Type II fun buddies (
November 9 --- ESB 2012
Ever wonder what it's like to ice climb in Nike's, get zapped by lightning, or be Bear Grylls? I present how I learned to climb, hike, and be competent in the outdoors through my many failed trips and partners.

Intermediate powder slaying and #Hutlife (
November 11 - 13 --- Phelix Hut
Join for skiing at Phelix Hut over the remembrance day long weekend.

Supermoon photography (
November 14 --- Wreck beach
If this sounds like your thing or you just like chilling at the beach surrounded by tripods then come on out!

Slideshow: cycle-touring South Korea and Japan with a baby (
November 16 --- ESB 2012
Have you ever heard that South Korea has awesome cycling infrastructure? Curious how it is to travel by bike with a baby? Did you know that Japan has amazing tropical islands? Or that Japanese people offer awesome hospitality? See amazing photos and videos from this trip and hear the stories which made the trip so special.

Movembers climb for the cause (
November 18 --- SRC climbing room
Come out to support the fight against cancer, by climbing to your heart’s content!

Backcountry skiing (beginner friendly) (
November 19 --- tbc
We will go for the day up to Red Heather in Garibaldi Park or maybe Mount Seymour. The purpose will be to learn the basics of backcountry skiing (putting on skins, skiing up hill, using edges, skiing (falling) downhill, etc.).
Past Trips
Ms. Manners enjoys sharing your trip pictures. Please send them her way (so that she doesn't have to harrass you to get them)!
Long soak hot springs party weekend: Large crowd went to Skookumchuck hot springs and soent the weekend soaking in hot water.
Wilderness First Aid practice session: Six people joined for this rendition of the WFA practice sessions with for this week: carrying mechanisms as the main focus. Picture taken by Birgit Rogalla.
Message Board Notes
* Avalanche safety - Cherry Creek Bowl (,120356)
* ACC articles (,120342)
* Free Scarpa climbing shoes (,120362)
* Lost pair of boots? (,120368)
* Buying backcountry safety gear (,120324)
* David Suzuki fellowships (,120328)

Ms. Manners
Dear Ms. Manners,
Inside sources tell me you might be switching to the dark side. So, the true question is: AT or Tele?

Dear Suspicious,
Ms. Manners has been known to go both ways. Maybe you should experiment a little?
Ms. Manners
Ms. Manners is the VOC's resident expert on mountaineering and outdoors etiquette. Do you have a question for Ms. Manners? Email the VOCene editor and it will be forwarded on to Ms. Manners.

VOCene #28, Nov. 8 2016

The day the fate of our Southerly neighbour is decided.

Ye Olde VOC:
A weekly recollection of the past of the club.
Quote of the Week:

"Every nation is selfish and every nation considers its selfishness sacred."
— Antoine de Saint-Exupery


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