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First Weekend Brew Hut Workhike!

Participants: Ana Ciocoiu, Akash Madhav Gondaliya, Anja Westermann, Annabelle Damude, Cameron Donnelly, Cassandra Elphinstone, Charlotte Mittelstaedt, Chen Qin, Elaine Zhou, Eric Daigle, Haley Foladare, Isabella Negrini, Jacob Grossbard, Laura Mantin, Lucas Braun, Richard Pan, Shruti Yogesh Vansia, Tom Curran, Zachary … Continue reading

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Ups, Downs, Rocks, and Stars: Overnight on Mt. Elsay

August 22 and 23, 2022 At one point during the Mt. Elsay trip, someone mentioned that the newest VOC member writes the trip report. After some awkward staring and deliberation, we determined that I was the newest member, despite also … Continue reading

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Howe Sound Crest Trail Redemption

After previously huffing and puffing along the Howe Sound Crest trail last summer in the rain/clouds, I (Amy) have been determined to give the HSCT another go. So Mykal B.W. and I set out on a sunny August weekend to … Continue reading

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Devil’s Dome – North Cascades (July 29-31)

Got on the road at 7:30ish and made it to the rangers station in Marblemount by around 10 where I borrowed a bear canister and bought an extra fuel can. I then drove about an hour on Washington’s scenic highway … Continue reading

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Ruby Mountain – North Cascades (July 22-23)

Some quick background knowledge: Ruby Mountain is a mountain in the North Cascades, about 3.5 hours southwest across the border in Washington. It is possible to camp around the top of the mountain in the ‘Ruby Cross Country Zone’ although … Continue reading

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Brohm Ridge Exploratory

Better late than never! As I write this report, snow is just starting to stay on the north shore mountain range, and ski season is fast approaching. It was a different story when we were planning to go up to … Continue reading

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Manning Park in ‘Flashmob Style’

Trip dates: July 10-11 2021 The June 2021 heatwave impressed on me the urgency of doing some view-intensive trips before the summer smog season begins in earnest. Melissa’s trip to Manning Park’s Skyline Trail advertised some fantastic views, and this … Continue reading

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“Shoulder Season” Hike to Phelix

As a first year going on my first VOC trip, I was pretty stoked to get away from Vancouver for a weekend as well as do probably one of my last hikes of the season. In fact, I got to the McDonald’s … Continue reading

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Quest for the Golden Larches

On the chilly morning of 29th September 2018, a group consisting of professors, VOC veterans, UBC alumni, and students converged at EC Manning Park, in search of the famous Golden Larches. These larches look like typical conifers but shed their … Continue reading

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