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Accidental Brew Debacle (A Workhike?)

With beautiful weather in the forecast, and fond memories of the last weekend clearing alder in the rain (see https://www.ubc-voc.com/2021/10/20/ark-a-new-brew-trail-during-the-flood), Ross Campbell did his best to motivate people into another work hike with the promised allure of skiing and a … Continue reading

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Paddlers vs Squatters- A Garbage Wars Story.

Me-”My car is much happier  without the hobo mattresses inside” Alana: “That’s a quote of the day…” In late April a couple friends and I went for a drizzly day paddle up Fraser river. Generally not top destination for either … Continue reading

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Brew Outhouse and Door Project (Part 3: Construction)

Trip Date: 2018 September 8-9 Participants: George Hill, Luc Harvey, Alastair White, Tom Curran, Cassandra Elphinstone, Haley Foladare, Will Kirby, Alex Wharton, Shu Yu Fan, Robert Shilton, Aye Min, Lukas Schreiber, Daniel Tan, Eric Pollard.    Part 1 – Part … Continue reading

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Brew Outhouse and Door Project (Part 2: Helicopter & Foundation)

Trip Date: 2018 September 1-3 Participants: George Hill, Luc Harvey, Haley Foladare, Will Kirby, Alex Wharton, Jackson Dagger, Lukas Schreiber, Heather Van Tassel, Alia Sanger.    Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 Saturday September 1st, the day before the helicopter. The … Continue reading

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Brew Outhouse and Door Project (Part 1: Design & Preconstruction)

Trip Date: 2018 March 1-Aug31 Participants: George Hill, Edward Lim, Luc Harvey, Haley Foladare, Will Kirby, Alex Wharton, Derek Hiemstra, Lukas Schreiber.    Part 1 - Part 2 – Part 3 Brew Hut is one of the VOC’s most popular huts … Continue reading

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Burton Hut Money Box Installation (June 17-18, 2018)

On June 17 we set out to Burton Hut. We went on the Rubble Creek Trail. Garibaldi Lake was melted out, so we had to do the dumbest trip ever. We first went on Taylor Meadows. We could see the … Continue reading

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Another Lizzie Workhike

To me this trip definitely wasn’t another Lizzie Workhike, but in fact my very first VOC experience. The trip was a wonderful start of a year that I hope will be filled with as many VOC adventures as possible. Firstly … 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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Phelix Hut Work Trip July 01-03

This was advertised as a work trip. We did not have to climb any of the mountains in the area, so we could concentrate on getting things done. We spent July 01 working on the trail, July 02 at the … Continue reading

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Hauling Firewood

The Objective We had driven up to the Brew trail head a couple of weeks previously and cut what we estimated was about half a ton of firewood.   Now we were curious to see if we could carry it … Continue reading

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