Tag Archives: Vancouver Island

Subterranean Shenanigans: Uncle of Underground

This November, a keen group of VOCers embarked on the first-ever Uncle of Underground – a trip from Vancouver to Port McNeill (involving 6 hours of travel to the northern end of Vancouver Island). Little did we know, this journey would have … Continue reading

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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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Bike Touring Gabriola (22.05.27)

Return group photo at Horseshoe Bay. From left to right: Kai Schwarz, Chrisel Brako, Johnson Liu, Katie Chen, Lara Emma Solie, Settare Shariati, Bree Summers, Andressa Louise I woke to the familiar sound of my 5:47AM alarm, yet there was no hint … Continue reading

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Bikepacking the Englishman River: The Newbie Experience

Since our bike touring trips earlier this summer, Youtube’s algorithm has bombarded me with bikepacking videos. A common theme of discussion often comes up: What is bikepacking? This led me to ask even more questions: What is the difference between … Continue reading

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Trip to Malcom Island

This trip begins right after the first online baby shower I have ever attended. My family, scattered across the globe, joined a Zoom call to welcome the latest member into the family. This occurred during the summer of 2020 when … Continue reading

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Two out of Three-Triple Peak on Labor day.

Mountains on the island are something of an enigma to many mainlanders,myself included. Mostly because the ferries make logistics a pain and we have lots of pointy things to climb on this side of the pond, on both sides of the … Continue reading

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