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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

  • comment on recent Grand Wall boulders incidents
    The Squamish Access Society would like to call attention to two incidents of unfortunate and destructive activity which have recently occured in the Grandwall Boulders. Specifically climbers have been manufacturing holds, and using a blowtorch on the rock. While climbing is a sport in which we are...
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  • Squamish election – SAS questions to successful candidates
    Before the municipal election, SAS asked all of the candidates to answer four questions. About half the candidates responded. Of the seven candidates recently elected to council, five gave responses. The questions and responses are noted below. QUESTIONS 1. Low-cost visitor camping Context. In May 2018 our...
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  • Recent donations and assistance, summer 2018
    SAS is very grateful to the following organisations for generous donations during the summer: Rampage DMM We are also very grateful to Steve Swenson for gifting us copies of his book “Karakoram” for re-sale at the Arcteryx academy event, and also for helping at our booth. Thanks...
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  • Cragkeepers program
    A couple of years ago, SAS began its Cragkeepers program. The objective of the program is to encourage and support self-organised volunteer groups in retro-scrubbing Squamish cliffs that have begun to moss over. Initially we approached Vancouver-based climbing and mountaineering clubs to work on this, but we...
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