Tag Archives: First-Time

Potluck in Phelix (October 21-23, 2022)

Day 1: It was a great day to start out the trip. All 3 cars met up at 7:30/8pm at the McDonalds in Pemberton. There we enjoyed a mini-carb fest of burgers, fries, and ice cream. We then left all … Continue reading

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Joffre Lakes Backpacking Trip

Ah, the Joffre lakes backpacking trip. Waiting over a month before working on this trip report, you’d think the memories of what occured on the trip would have been more hazy. Thanks to Lucy Luo and Josh Thorsteinson (the wonderful … Continue reading

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Brandywine Trip Report – June 2022

Anniversary Hike – Brandywine – June 2022 While the original plan for the trip was to visit Mt. Price, a string of weird weather this year dictated that snow conditions would likely not be safe there. Instead the call was … Continue reading

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Beginner Hike – The Chief

A week after joining the VOC club, I decided to create a beginner hiking trip to see how things would go. I first created a group chat through Facebook messenger to organize some logistics of the trip such as timing, … Continue reading

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Daughter of Ice 2022

My Daughter of Ice experience started late Friday night when Linda and Mason arrived in Vanthony to collect me. I was their last passenger and so together with Seton, Anelia, Anton, and Jeffery and approximately one fuckton of gear in … 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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Type 1.5 Fun: Ski Touring near Red Heather Hut

I have been meaning to join the VOC for a few years and only recently did I finally sign up and find a trip to go on, with encouragement from Jacob Grossbard and Cass Berno among others. I was planning … Continue reading

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Winter Longhike 2020

As a first-year, new member of the VOC, and novice to winter hiking I wasn’t really sure what to expect when I first signed up for this trip. However, after hiking, sledding, eating, and partying with my fellow VOCers turned … Continue reading

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Werewolves of the Brew Hut

After some mild procrastination, I’ve finally gotten around to writing the long-overdue trip report of the Werewolves of the Brew Hut hike that took place from October 19-20.  Hopefully everyone can forgive me for my postponement of this report (I … Continue reading

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A Sunrise Adventure

October 19th, 2019: It was to be an early morning adventure. Plagued by midterm season, us students sought a weekend outdoor adventure, yet wanted to alot time for studying. Thus, the sunrise hike was planned. I was awoken from a … Continue reading

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