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Easter limping out of Phelix Hut

Easter limping out of Phelix Hut The day I heard that there were mountains named after Lord of the rings characters, I knew that I wanted to go there sometime. Luckily Robert Lachance organised a Skiing trip to Phelix Hut … 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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Iron Chef at Brew Hut

The snow stared falling about half way up the logging road, as we snuggled in the back of the car. After arriving at the trail head, we leisurely hiked to Brew Hut, making it there in less than three hours. … Continue reading

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Some Non-Alcoholic Clouds at Illal Meadows

On Saturday July 22nd at the reasonably early hour of 6:00am, nineteen of us set off from the greater Vancouver area in four vehicles with exactly nineteen seats.  We regrouped at the only Tim Horton’s in Hope where we were … Continue reading

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Alpine Skills Course 2017

On July 15th 2017, several VOCers were able to gain invaluable skills from the ever-knowledgeable VOC alumnus Sam McKoy. The wonderful Else Bosman and Luca Malaguti, participants from the last year Alpine Skills course, were also there to impart their … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Poor Snow, an Old Van, and an Excellent Weekend

This was my first VOC trip, and thus it fell to me to write the trip report. I’d been meaning to go on a VOC trip pretty much every weekend since September, but somehow there was always something else that … Continue reading

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Fay’s non-technical trip report of the Lizzy Lake workhike

I registered for membership in the VOC. I dropped my fee off during the Gear Hours. I signed up for a trip that seemed interesting. I went to the pre-meeting and….found myself the only one not wearing outdoor apparel in … Continue reading

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Thimble berries found. (The Veenstra Traverse Owl-Tenquille Lakes 6-7th August)

Executive summary (TL;DR): Christian runs a well organized hike somewhere in British Columbia. There were a lot of thimble berries. Thimble berries are delicious. The Veenstra Traverse. “It’s a club classic” Caitlin [Schneider] had said. A great way to begin … Continue reading

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Lakes, glaciers, snow & sledding at Joffre Lakes and Tszil Peak

June 25 – 26, 2016 Participants: Kimmy Hofer, Brenden Bantayen, Scott MacDonald, Birgit Rogalla, Kelsey Miller, Alannah Wallace, Kevin Boland, Bailey Ramsey, Rebecca Frederick, Eric Wilson, Chrisel Brako, Steve Cabral, Dmitri Oguz, Cauchy Lee, Theresa Pauly, Rebekke Schulze Trip report written … Continue reading

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Red Raincoats head to Brew (May 21-23 2016)

People who came up to Brew: Roland Burton, Lucy Buchanan-Parker, Alberto Contreras Sanz, Sarah Chay, Perrine Mezin, Jean-Yves Maetz, Xiaojiao Stacy Wang, Tomasz Smith, Bruno Godin, Scott Webster, The Veenstra Family (Christian, Line, Fenya), Lea Zhecheva Tasks: Get firewood, fix … Continue reading

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