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Skaha

Worth noting are the developments at our sister crag Skaha. Many of you will have been kept informed by regular CASBC updates regarding a funding drive to ensure future access is secured. Mountain Equipment Coop has generously announced its largest land acquisition grant ever of $250,000, along

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Squamish Mountain Festival 2007

This exciting week of clinics, speakers, films, parties, comps, trail work days and more is scheduled for July 13th to the 21st. For up-to-date information including a speakers list see www.squamishmountainfestival.com.

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The Land Conservancy of British Columbia (TLC)

Many of you will have heard about the TLC in the context of the most recent Skaha initiative or know of them from their pivotal involvement in the Gondola saga in Squamish (they secured the gravel pit land against future similar development). Because of the great work

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SAS Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Squamish Access Society will be held on June 3rd, 2007. This will be our first AGM. It will take place at 5pm in the Garibaldi Room at the Howe Sound Inn and Brewing Co, 37801 Cleveland Ave. Squamish. See you there!

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Smoke Bluffs Park Development Committee Up and Rolling

SAS is happy to report that one of our directors, Brian Moorhead, has been elected to chair the newly minted Smoke Bluffs Park Development Committee of Council. Brian will have the benefit of serving with an extremely able and informed committee as listed below. Thanks are due

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Malamute Update

Many of you have been following developments on our website regarding the Malamute. Since the clear cutting occurred during the last week of March, the SAS has been busy working on this issue, meeting with the Ministry of Transportation, the District, and several other stakeholders as well

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The Malamute: Squamish Access Society Statement

The Squamish Access Society, representing the climbing community, unequivocally condemns the recent illegal logging on the Malamute. Although the land is privately owned, it is well known to hold values of immense public interest to climbers internationally, and to the greater Squamish public. The clearcutting of this

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District of Squamish Press Release re. the Malamute

Squamish, BC – On Friday, March 30, 2007, District staff were made aware of logging/clear cutting activity on the section of property along Highway 99 across from the Stawamus Chief called ‘the Malamute’. The District of Squamish has determined that the activity is an offence under the

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Malamute Logged!

The following information was emailed to SAS members on March 30, 2007. During this past week, in the matter of only a day or two, the private land comprising the majority of the top of the malamute was clear-cut. The SAS is collecting as much information as

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Rogue’s Gallery: no access restrictions; changed parking and access.

The highway work in the Rogues Gallery area is finally complete. There are still three lanes, two northbound and one southbound, separated by a rumble strip (no concrete barriers). The parking situation is significantly altered. There is a gravel pullout just under the crags on the east

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LATEST NEWS

  • Statement regarding Murrin land transfer
    In light of recent media attention, and after consultation with the District of Squamish and the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, the board members of the Squamish Access Society (“SAS”) would like to make a public statement about SAS’s position on land transfers from the Crown...
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  • 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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