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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

  • 2019 Anchor replacement program
    The following anchors were replaced in 2019: Murrin Pet Wall area – Captive eye steel lower off biners added to: Audience with the Emperor 5.11c Elastic Man 5.11b Pleasant Pheasent 5.11a Food Frenzy 5.11b The Burglar (lakeside wall) 5.10c Lakeside Wall  Bachelor Life Memorial Arete  5.9 –...
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  • Chek film shoot 7th – 30th August
    SAS has been asked to share the following statement: “Starting in the second week of August, a film company will be preparing for filming on Conroy FSR at Cheakamus Canyon. The area they are applying to occupy is north of the main parking lot.  They are in...
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  • Uncertain future for Murrin
    The BC provincial government is in the process of transferring several crown land parcels to Squamish Nation as part of the Squamish Nation’s agreement with Woodfibre LNG. An agreement between the parties was reached in March 2019. In May 2019, SAS learned that one of the land...
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  • 2019 Falcon Closure
    See BC Parks closure notice here. Closed routes include upper parts of Planet Caravan and Warriors of the Wasteland (above pitch 4 on Planet Caravan and above pitch 3 on Warriors of the Wasteland).   UPDATE: closure was lifted on 1 August...
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