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Burns ‘n’ Turns Part III: Theme Song ©Jim Steinman, with substitutions by Amanda M. Johnson

(Turned around) Every now and then I venture into backcountry when I know I’m not prepared (Turned around) Every now and then I don’t try out rental gear before I hit the trail (Turned around) Every now and then I … Continue reading

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Burns ‘n’ Turns Part II: Burned and Turned Around by Sarah Taylor

Meanwhile still on the trail to Brew… Darkness falls in the forest. Amanda and I make slow but steady progress along the tracks left behind from the other group members. We realize how efficient we are moving along the trail … Continue reading

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Burns ‘n’ Turns 2016 Part I: Total Eclipse of Brew Hut By Bill Shmygol

Friday, 7:30 pm. I was solemnly resigned to the fact that I would not be able to find a ride to the Mt Brew Trail head and when my phone went off and Amanda cheerfully told me that she had … Continue reading

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A newbie’s trip to Brew Hut with some cool people

Who: Seven awesome new friends (Mirko, Lukas, Alex, Aleberto, Rachel, Marius, and Karen) What: A trip on skis up to the VOC Brew Hut Where: Oops, I guess I kind of already did that one! Why: Isn’t this kind of … Continue reading

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Brew Hut Smackdown–Dec 5

My son, Devlin, was all fired up to skin up to Brew on his own steam. I’d been looking at the snow forecast thinking that maybe it wasn’t meant to be this weekend but we went anyways because he didn’t … Continue reading

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The Annual Brew Debacle: 7th and 8th November 2015

The plan was to cross the Lions Gate Bridge at 8 am. The rain was very heavy and people were not very motivated about the idea to walk in this rain. But  when we met all in Squamish to drink … Continue reading

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Brew Hut Expedition Sept 2-4, 2015

Just came back from VOC’s Brew Hut. Here’s what we did. We were Carla, me, Carla’s brother Scott, and Scott’s two kids, Ben(12) and Ella(10). We picked them up at the Horseshoe Bay ferry around noon and then faffed for … Continue reading

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Swimming and galavanting a Brew Hut. Featuring Some Work, too.

As a frequent user of huts and trails, it’s always rewarding to contribute a little maintenance. Somehow I still hadn’t made it to Brew Hut after a couple years of VOC membership, so a work hike organized by our huts … Continue reading

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Brew Hut – Couldn’t ask for more

Date: March 21-22 Participants: Spencer Rasmussen, Boris Dalstein, Virgile Aime, Agnieszca Grabowska, Oscar Ramos, Jane Wang, Matteo Agnoloni, Natanael Villarreal What a great trip indeed! Even though we did not end up doing the Neve Traverse through Garibaldi, this trip … Continue reading

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Brew Hut debacle lives up to its name

The day started bright and early, with my pack readied the night before and my lovingly prepared sandwiches, avy gear, and flask of rum ready by the door. This being my first VOC trip other than Longhike (which according to … Continue reading

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