The Squamish Access Society is dedicated to working on behalf of climbers to protect public access to the climbing areas of the greater Squamish region, to engage as responsible stewards of the climbing environment. We work together with other access groups in “on the ground” initiatives and in engaging with local and provincial government and the private sector on behalf of climbers. Our work encompasses all the major climbing disciplines.


  • Area 44 parking
    BCTS has informed SAS that starting in June, log hauling is going to commence 7 days/week on the Swift Creek FSR. The entrance of the Swift Creek FSR has been the traditional parking area for Area 44 and the Pillary. No parking signs have been posted here […]...
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  • Olesen Creek/ Slhaney logging begins March 1st 2016
    The Squamish Access Society has received word that Oceanview Forest Products is going to commence logging TSL A 92860 (aka Block SW 144) on the Stawamus FSR in the saddle between Slhanny and the Chief March 1, 2016. Falling and road building operations will be 7 days […]...
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  • District of Squamish OCP update
    SAS plans to make recommendations to the District of Squamish for its current update to the Official Community Plan. The OCP is focused primarily on land use designation, or “polygons on a map” as a former SAS director described it at the last AGM. If any members, […]...
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  • 2016 AGM
    The 2016 AGM will take place on Sunday 31st January at Ground Up climbing gym, starting at 7pm....
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