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Burns n' Turns 2017 · Sat. Jan. 28th - Sun. Jan. 29th

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Organized by: Arran Whiteford.

Start: Saturday, Jan. 28th, 6:00 am
End: Sunday, Jan. 29th, 11:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting: Tuesday, Jan. 24th, 6:30 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: BUCH D322


Ae ye laddies an bonnie lassies!

Git ye kilts pressed!

Oh ye 28th of January! Commeth the Robbie Burns night for VOC

We’ll be a feastin’ a drinkin an a sing'n o'er the snow, ‘neath the sky

Thee’ll be haggis! An whiskey!

Heid doon arse up! Git yerrself aloong



(picture, a scotsmans ode to the haggis 2015)


We'll have big shared feast, with traditional scotish robby burns night odes and replies. We'll also remember our VOC mates Neil, Steph and Elena who died in the mountains. Neil started the Burns n' Turns VOC tradition in 2014.


It'll be at Elfin Lakes, where we'll camp at the campground and feast in the day-use campsite shelter.

NB: This is a different shelter to the "elfin lakes shelter" - the warmed hut, which will be full of people.

The hut nearby is full! so everyone must camp in the snow.


We need musicians! and poets! and cooks and punch/gluveine makers and porters for the festivities.


We’ll be skiing to get there! Or if ye a fanny ye cann snoeshoe


We’ll divide into groups, each with a range of abilities. If you have experience you’ll be helping those without.



Skiers - must be experienced at downhill skiing or have at least done a long ski touring trip



Yer aywis at the coo’s tail. Sign yersself up.



Posted: 2016-11-29 14:25:50
Last modified: 2017-01-24 16:30:54