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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Although the Mamquam Forest Service Road has opened following the rock fall today, the trail to Angel’s Crest remains closed due to an extremely high risk of rock fall. Further information will be posted as it comes available. ...

A pair of common ravens has built a nest on a rock ledge within the Sunshine Chimney Centre climbing route, which is located on the Campground Wall behind the cooking shelter at the Stawamus Chief campground. Climbers have reported agitated behaviour from the ravens when climbing in this area. To protect the ravens and climbers, BC Parks is closing the Sunshine Chimney Centre as well as the Swedish Touch climbing routes until further notice. The nest will be regularly monitored so that the closure can be lifted when the chicks have left the nest, which should occur by mid-June. ...

SAS would like to thank to SRG guides Emilisa Frirdich and Conor Hurley (and their energetic friends). Their efforts yielded some excellent rock stepping at the start of the new "Capilano Connector" trail at Murrin Park. (2 photos) ...