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Photo Contest 16-17

Photo Contest 16-17

Another VOCO photo contest in the books. The photo contest went down this past Thursday March 23rd at our AGM (annual general meeting). Without futher ado, here are the winning pictures from all 5 categories: Action – Brendan Mahler – Cirque of the Unclimbables   2. Flora/Fauna – Matt Paul   3. Landscape – Connor Callaghan   4. People – Kalenna Olynyk   5. The Struggle is Real – Tamara See a photo you took? Weren’t at the AGM? Get…

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Asulkan Cabin Trip Feb 2017

Asulkan Cabin Trip Feb 2017

A small group of us headed up to spend 5 days of this year’s reading week at the Asulkan Cabin. It was a slog in as always, but everybody made it up eventually. Matt and I were somewhat eager, and after a quick rest we went went out for a quick sunset lap on the seven steps. The whole cabin ended up getting up early the next morning and went out to watch the sunrise and hit stuff before the sun…

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Trip Report: Winter Break By John Forestell Jan 16/2017

Trip Report: Winter Break By John Forestell Jan 16/2017

Finals had me going crazy. Can’t remember the last time I’ve put so much effort into something so stressful and unrewarding. Was probably the last set of finals… But they eventually passed and in the blink of an eye I was out in the Columbia Icefields, back in my stomping ground. I hadn’t been out on ice yet this year, had barely even logged some time on my tools dry toolin’. But the leads were all mine and it was…

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