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Cambria Icefield

The Thirteen Pass Route follows the iconic Skyline Trail from its start near Jasper to near its end, but before the Skyline‚Äôs final descent to Maligne Lake, the Thirteen Pass Route breaks off and connects to the Eight Pass Route, … Continue reading

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Taking our skis for a walk: An attempt on Mt. Glendinning + Sloquet Hot Spring

Participants: Julian Larsen (me), Duncan MacIntyre, Stefanija Rekasius, Xi Liang After a long stretch of assignments and midterms I had one goal for reading break: absolutely forget about school. This necessitates a VOC trip or two, so I signed up … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day and Garibaldi Lake

Participants: Nadine Bruneau, Oliver Capko, the legendary Christian Veenstra Back when we were replacing the roof on the Brian Waddington Hut, we had a bunch of VOC volunteers, who were there for the weekends, Jacob, who stayed the whole time, … Continue reading

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An SOS call, frostbitten toe, and very nearly lost ski – a bit too much adventure at Sphinx Hut

Authors/trip participants: AJ Dreher, Joe Meyer AJ and I had been gunning to go to Sphinx hut for a while. One of the main objectives was to ski the Sphinx – an iconic mountain towering above Sphinx Bay, visible from … Continue reading

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Duffey Double (?) Crown

~Here is an extremely late trip report about a ski trip in April 2022 that I am just getting around to publishing now that I am bored at home with covid and have run out of better things to do. … Continue reading

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Easter Weekend at Sphinx

April 15-17, 2022 Trip members: Shu Yu Fan, Beth Roskilly, Kyra Przybylski, Joseph Meyer, Martin Kuerbis, Emily Wood With one exam done and 4 more in the next 8 days, I decided that the best way for me to spend … 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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Dry Gulch

Near the Coquihalla summit, the highway goes over Dry Gulch. It’s a striking view from the road, as the bridge goes high above the angular gulch, which has straight, angle-of-repose slopes along both sides for its entire length, except for … Continue reading

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Comox Glacier Trip, September 6th, 2019

We went to Comox Glacier on this deactivated logging road that really bugs me when my dad’s driving on it because your head bouncing on the seat cushion feels like somebody is hammering your head. I got carsick and I … Continue reading

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Thwarted on Hamilton Glacier, June 29 to July 4, 2019

Participants: Just Devlin and me, again. Our plan was to fly into Chilko Lake, which extends into the Coast Mountains from Interior BC, and hack our way up into the alpine and then go from glacier to glacier until we … Continue reading

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