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Access Update for the Papoose

Work at the Papoose has started in earnest now with blasting occurring regularly between the highway and the cliff. Here is a photo of the current situation (mid-October) on the site. As of late October, we understand significant work has started at the North end of the

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Access to Comic Rocks

The new four lane stretch between Furry Creek and Comic Rocks is now partially complete. Concrete barrier dividers now prevent any southbound traffic from entering the future right-in & right-out planned entrance, or the current optimum parking spot of Britannia Forest Service Road several hundred meters to

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Trail Work

On Sunday, October 15th, eleven individuals from the community of Furry Creek and the BCMC donated approximately 40 hours of trail clearing in less than clement conditions – in fact it was pouring. Thanks to all those involved in helping maintain a trail system to an area

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State of Smoke Bluffs Park Initiative

An article in the Chief newspaper, ‘20-year Smoke Bluffs Park odyssey almost a reality‘ speaks to the state of the Smoke Bluffs Park initiative to date. Much work is still continuing behind the scenes.

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Access Work

During the Climbers’ Access Society of B.C. climbers’ festival staged on the weekend of the 9th and 10th of September, a lot of great on-the-ground work was done at three different areas: Petrifying Wall at Murrin Park, the Smoke Bluffs and ‘The Squaw’. A new set of

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Access to Rogue’s Gallery

Despite the heavy construction presence in the area, parking and climbing at Rogue’s has remained open throughout. In the absence of signage indicating otherwise, climbers should continue to use whichever areas are free in the old parking zone. We commend the contractor, Peter Kiewit Sons’, for their

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Access to The Papoose

While highway construction at the Papoose is looming, we have not been informed of any permanent closures. When blasting begins, the current news from the contractor is that appropriate signage will be placed at the entrance way concerning the access situation. The newest way in to the

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Access to Murrin Park

The present access situation in the Murrin Park canyon is focussed on the Nightmare Rock area. The highway in front of Nightmare is to be a new merging zone where four traffic lanes from the north merge into the existing two lanes through the middle of the

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Access to The Malamute

Although climbers have been active on the Malamute for over 40 years, it presents climbers today with the most high profile and complex access situation in the entire region. The Malamute can be considered as two separate areas; upper and lower, each with a different set of

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Access to Gonzales Creek

The parking area is just north of the bridge Peter Kiewit Sons’ have been constructing this last few months. Unfortunately, due to lack of signage, close to a de facto closure is in effect because of the pylons and heavy machinery moving about; not exactly welcoming. But

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LATEST NEWS

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    FLNRO have advised us that work on the Chek campground expansion will resume on Monday 23rd October. The main location will be the lower parking lot. There will be some blasting, so the road will need to be closed temporarily at times. Separately FLNRO have confirmed that...
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    Recently we were asked by a journalist to comment on climbers access to the Lower Malamute, in particular to Clean Crack and other routes nearby. This access issue is a dormant file for SAS. There has been no change for over a decade. Our understanding of the...
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    Trail Day Notice – This Weekend! SAS and CASBC will be holding their annual trail days at Rogues Gallery this Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd July. Please use extra caution if visiting Rogues this weekend as trail crews will be working in multiple locations throughout the climbing...
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