Archive:Trip Agenda 2010

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This is where we put trips after they have already happened.

  • January 4th – Term 2 begins, Winter Session: All faculties.


  • February 13th - 14th: Snowshoe trip to Brew Hut CANCELLED, Roland has a cold
  • February 15th - 26th: Two-week extended mid-term break for most faculties.
  • February 20th – VOC Journal Submission Deadline


  • March 1st: Back in class after huge break.
  • March 27th - 28thHanging Lake trail marking put up signs and trail markers along route from Whistler Olympic Park to Hanging Lake.


  • April 2nd - April 5th – Easter: University closed.
  • April 10thKayaking trip
    • Note: Should have some kayaking experience (at least some pool sessions).
  • April 15th – Last day of classes for most faculties.
    • Note: Memberships sold after this date will expire in September 2011
  • April 19th – Term 2 examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties.
  • Thursday April 22nd First (monthly) exec meeting 12:30 Clubroom (3rd Thu of the month)


  • May 1st – Last day of Term 2 examinations for most faculties.
  • May 4thMay 2010 MEC Clubs Night - come to MEC after hours, get 10% off, and find out about MEC, and how the VOC and ACC work together! -Champagne (or Jacob)
  • Wednesday May 5thVOC Summer BBQ First monthly VOC BBQ of the summer!
  • May 16th MEC gear swap. Buy/sell good stuff at good prices.


  • Wednesday June 2nd VOC Summer BBQ VOC BBQ first Wed each month of the summer!


  • July 1 - 4 Mt Mamquam on skis. Contact Line Veenstra
  • July 2 - 4 Phelix Hut with the ACC . Contact Rob Brusse, ACC
  • July 1st - 4th 2010 July 1-4 Skaha Mellow trip out to Skaha to do some climbing on a sort of long weekend.
  • Wednesday July 7th VOC Summer BBQ VOC BBQ first Wed each month of the summer


  • Wednesday Aug 4th VOC Summer BBQ VOC BBQ first Wed each month of the summer


  • Wednesday Sept 1st VOC Summer BBQ VOC BBQ first Wed each month of the summer, but it might not be summer any more.
  • Sept 22nd-24th Clubs Days 2010 Come out and volunteer at our VOC booth, to help us recruit new members! Your volunteering counts as a workhike.
  • Monday Sept 27th Intro night 2010 Let Veenstra show you how to get on trips, how to get a ride, how to use the wiki and the notice board, how to organize trips and all that stuff. Everything you ever wanted to know about the VOC.
  • Wed Sept 29th, 7pm, MATH 100 Longhike pretrip meeting You should attend this if you are going on Longhike.
  • Thursday Sept 30th, 6:30pm Slideshow at the clubroom Scott W. will showcase his recent trip to Baffin island.
  • Thursday Sept 30th 8 - 10 pm Kayak Polo. All are welcome


  • Oct 1st-3rd Longhike 2010 The VOC's best climbing and partying event. All tickets have now been sold.
  • Oct 6th Slideshow Breanne will talk about her summers in the Arctic (clubroom, 7pm).
  • Tuesday Oct 12th 8 - 10 pm Kayak Polo. All are welcome
  • Oct 13th Slideshow Ira Sutherland will either show cool videos or stuff from his trip to South America (clubroom, 7pm).
  • October 23rd-24thFall Phelix workhike 2010led by Veenstra. Fix outhouse roof, work on trail, improve ski lines on logging road.
  • Tuesday Oct 26th 8 - 10 pm Kayak Polo. All are welcome
  • October 27th Slideshow: "The Island of Your Dreams: A Few Trips on Vancouver Island" by Gili Rosenberg and Maya Goldstein (clubroom, 7:30 pm)
  • October 29th-31st Annual Skaha Halloween Climb Stuff (Rock) Trip with Todd


  • November 3th Slideshow: "Training for climbing, avoiding injuries" by Sabrina Burkhardt (clubroom, 7pm
  • Tuesday November 9th 7:30 - 9:30 pm Kayak Polo. All are welcome
  • Wednesday November 10th Slideshow: "Climbing in South Africa" by Dan Gainer (clubroom, 7pm)
  • November 11th-14th Smith Rock 2010: Escaping the rain for one last climbing trip in Oregon.
  • November 16th Sitka Surfboards Buy Night CANCELLED but if you want VOC prices at Sitka, bring your membership card with you when you go shopping there
  • Wednesday November 17th Slideshow: "How I met and climbed Mt. Bryce" by Yan Pennec (clubroom, 7pm)
  • Tuesday November 23rd 7:30 - 9:30 pm Kayak Polo. All are welcome
  • Wednesday November 24th Slideshow: "The pipedreams project: 3 kayakers, 900 km, 2 months" by Faroe Des Roches (clubroom, 7pm)
  • November 27th-28th Beginner Friendly Skiing Debacle to Phelix Hut with hopefully more snow


  • Wednesday Dec 1, Jared Stanley Mountain Safety/Avalanche Lecture 7pm, MATH 100 no charge for this