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Welcome New Directors

The SAS is pleased to welcome two new Directors to the board, Jeremy Smith and Charlie Harrison.  Both Squamish locals are heavily engaged in climbing and bring added perspective to the advocacy cause.

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Access Pan America

A broad and as-yet loosely connected network of western hemisphere access groups is meeting for the first time this year at the Squamish Mountain Festival.  Climbers from South America to Canada will take part in a number of discussions and forums to discuss the potential for the

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Squamish Mountain Festival 2009

The dates for this year’s festival are August 12th to the 16th.  It promises to be another fantastic time of climbing, parties, clinics, slideshows and more. The presenters this year are Will Stanhope, Peter Croft, Lauren Lee, Audrey Gariepy, Ines Papert, Ian Parnell and Simon Yates. There

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Poll: New Apron Descent Trail

The SAS is proposing a potential new lower section of the Apron descent trail. We’d love to hear your opinion on the idea. Click here to learn more and to access our poll.

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Annual General Meeting

The SAS AGM will be held on Thursday August 28th at 7pm at the Squamish Library meeting room. Everyone is welcome; come out and meet our directors, get updates of what we’ve been doing and what we have planned, including work on a greater Squamish climbing stewardship

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VOC Donation

The SAS wants to acknowledge the kind donation by the Varsity Outdoor Club of a variety of field work tools, from handsaws to picks to a generator. These will be added to the SAS tool chest for Squamish Crag Keeper events.

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2008 Squamish Mountain Festival Crag Day

As part of the Squamish Mountain Festival, there will be a Crag Day sponsored by Mountain Equipment Co-op, Squamish Access Society and the Climbers Access Society of BC on Friday July 18th 2008. Meet at the Squamish Adventure Center at 8:30am for coffee, registration and a briefing.

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Squamish Mountain Festival 2008

The dates of the Squamish Mountain Festival have been changed to Wednesday July 16th -Sunday 20th 2008. Building on last years success this promises to be a blast! There is a superb line up of speakers, films, slideshows, clinics and, of course, parties! Check out the following

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Join Online Now

You can now join and/or renew your membership with the Squamish Access Society on our Join Us page. The cost to renew is $CDN 5 and the renewal lasts for two years. Your renewal is important for us as it establishes credibility when discussing access issues with

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Climbing Strategy Report

The SAS has recently received a contract by the Ministry of Environment, District of Squamish, and the Sea to Sky Highway Improvement Project to produce a report on climbing in the Squamish region. It will present a comprehensive portrait of current activity, stewardship and management across Stawamus

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LATEST NEWS

  • Chek and Cat Lake logging from April 2017
    Do you climb at Chek Canyon and at Cat Lake? You should be aware of a number of industrial activities that are occurring on the Conroy FSR and Culiliton Creek FSR this spring. Areas above Chek Canyon recreation site on the Conroy FSR and along the Culliton...
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  • 2016 Annual Report
    Following on from January’s AGM, the society is making available its 2016 Annual report....
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  • Luke Zimmerman joins SAS board
    Squamish Access Society is pleased to announce that prolific local boulderer Luke Zimmerman has agreed to join the board. He was elected to the board at yesterday’s AGM. Luke’s involvement with SAS will help improve the society’s communication with the bouldering community and start new initiatives that address...
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  • 2017 AGM
    The society’s annual general meeting for 2017 will take place at 7pm on the 8th January in the Garibaldi room at the Howe Sound Brewpub, Squamish....
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