Tag Archives: Type 1 fun

South Island Bike Glamping

All trips must start somewhere. This particular one was brewing for quite some time. Ever since my neighbour Jonah King moved to Victoria for a job this summer, I have been itching to visit him and do some exploring. With … Continue reading

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Mount MacFarlane

With May-long fast approaching I was yearning to get outside. Like an addict looking for his next fix, I was shaking with the prospect of scaling to the top of a mountain. I didn’t just want to go, I NEEDED … Continue reading

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Ensakwatch Enchainment

Trip Date: September 19th, 2022 Participants: Noah Macdonald, Will Raleigh-Smith On Sunday, September 18th at around 3pm, Will asked if I was free to climb the next day — he was itching to get on some alpine rock before the … Continue reading

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Women’s* Seymour Snow Day

Trip date: Saturday, February 4th, 2023 The day started off misty and rainy, leaving many of us perhaps questioning what exactly we signed ourselves up for. The walk from the car to the cafeteria already soaked through my first pair … 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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Intro to Backcountry Part 2 – Needle Peak

Time in the mountains can be a lot of things. It can be time for self reflection, time pushing the limits of your will and wit, and other high-minded nonsense of the sort. Other times, when the tides of ego … Continue reading

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