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LETTERS AND NEWSLETTERS

 

Letter from District of Squamish confirming SAS’s advisory role, 2007
A letter from the Director of Administrative Affairs at the District of Squamish, confirming a council motion establishing SAS as their advisor on climbing matters.

SAS Letter to adm Blasetti re Hwy 99 – 2005
A letter to MOT Assistant Deputy Minister Frank Blasetti in 2005, prior to his visit to Squamish to meet with the SAS.

SAS Letter to DM Dan Doyle re Hwy 99 – 2005
A letter to MOT Deputy Minister Dan Doyle in 2005 regarding SAS concerns over the plans and ramifications of Highway 99 widening plans.

SAS Letter – Chief Boulders Filming Impacts 2005
A letter from the SAS to Vinland Productions outlining the remediation steps needed after their contentious filming activity in the Chief boulders.

SAS Letter to the Minister – Chief Gondola 2004
A letter from the SAS in 2004 to Bill Barisoff, setting out our objections to the Chief Gondola proposition.

SRA First Newsletter – 1986
The first-ever newsletter of the Squamish Rockclimbers Association, the predecessor of today’s SAS.

SRA Newsletter – 1992
Read all about the Apron Quarry affair.

LATEST NEWS

  • SAS VP Brian Moorhead is BC Parks Volunteer of the Year
    BC Parks have recognised Squamish Access Society vice-president Brian Moorhead as their 2017 “Volunteer of the Year“. Along with society secretary, Todd Gerhart, Brian is one of the two members of SAS’s board who have served since the society’s inception. Brian’s award primarily recognises his work at...
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  • 2018 letter to Dos re summer camping
    Squamish Access Society often finds itself caught between the legitimate desire of summer visitors to camp close to the climbing and the equally legitimate concerns of residents about the locations some campers are choosing. We would like to see government agencies adopt a coordinated proactive strategy that...
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  • SAS joins FMCBC
    SAS has joined the Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC as an associate member. There are several reasons....
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  • Follow-up submission to DoS re west of river access
    The following letter was sent to the District of Squamish as a submission to council’s second reading of the 2040 Official Community Plan. ——————————————————————————– “At a board meeting of Squamish Access Society on 18th February, the board voted to continue engagement with the District on the topic...
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