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by The_SAS_David_Jones
Tue Nov 15, 2011 8:53 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Here we go again (Squamish Gondola proposal)
Replies: 156
Views: 49117

Re: Here we go again (Squamish Gondola proposal)

Hi Anders, I'll take a stab at a couple of your questions: 1. I believe that the District of Squamish municipal council is giving third reading to re-zoning the former gravel pit tonight. I expect that 3rd reading to pass which will then allow for such a development on the road-side gravel-pit. The...
by The_SAS_David_Jones
Sun Oct 09, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: New Routes / Cleaning / Trail Updates
Topic: Request for input: SAS re-bolting Phase 3
Replies: 5
Views: 1893

Re: Request for input: SAS re-bolting Phase 3

http://squamishclimbing.com/squamish_climbing_bb/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=2214&hilit=mank+patrol yes thanks for the link to the mank patrol. We have certainly considered these suggestions in past re-bolting efforts (and will in future ones as well). But given that some info in that thread is not relevan...
by The_SAS_David_Jones
Sun Oct 09, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: New Routes / Cleaning / Trail Updates
Topic: Request for input: SAS re-bolting Phase 3
Replies: 5
Views: 1893

Request for input: SAS re-bolting Phase 3

Hi Everyone, SAS is collecting a list of possibilities for routes in need of re-bolting this coming off-season. We already have a potential list of sport routes in Chek. etc. We are particularly interested in suggestions for multi-pitch and/or trad routes that will serve to open up the possibilities...
by The_SAS_David_Jones
Fri Jul 15, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: New Routes / Cleaning / Trail Updates
Topic: Chief Falcon closures for 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2089

Chief Falcon closures for 2011 are now lifted

BC parks has now lifted the Falcon closures on the Chief for the 2011 season.

David J Jones
co-director of SAS
by The_SAS_David_Jones
Mon May 09, 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: New Routes / Cleaning / Trail Updates
Topic: Chief Falcon closures for 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2089

Chief Falcon closures for 2011

Hi everyone, The falcon closures for spring/summer 2011 can now be found here: http://squamishaccess.ca/?p=724 Thanks to Jeremy Frimer for producing the nice visual. Thanks as well to BC parks (in particular Dave Zevick) for working on IDing the nesting site with a wildlife biologist and engaging SA...
by The_SAS_David_Jones
Fri Apr 29, 2011 8:57 am
Forum: New Routes / Cleaning / Trail Updates
Topic: Completion of SAS Phase 2 Re-bolting Initiative
Replies: 2
Views: 846

Completion of SAS Phase 2 Re-bolting Initiative

Hi everyone, SAS is happy to announce we have completed phase 2 of our re-bolting initiative. Details can be found here: http://squamishaccess.ca/?p=718 and here: http://squamishaccess.ca/?p=699 and include climbs in Chek, Murrin (such as The Shaman), North Wall and Grand Wall (including Cruel Shoes...
by The_SAS_David_Jones
Thu Apr 28, 2011 8:55 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Filming Advisory: April 26 to 29 clean corner
Replies: 12
Views: 2674

Re: Filming Advisory: April 26 to 29 clean corner

Hi all,

As Peter mentioned the falcon closures are currently being determined and should be announced very soon.

Thanks for your patience.

David J. Jones
SAS co-director
by The_SAS_David_Jones
Sun Apr 24, 2011 10:37 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Filming Advisory: April 26 to 29 clean corner
Replies: 12
Views: 2674

Filming Advisory: April 26 to 29 clean corner

Hi Everyone,

SAS got a call from from TSBD Productions indicating they will be set up on CLEAN CORNER from April 26 to 29. They have request no climbing below CLEAN CORNER during this time period. Any updates will be posted on this thread should we receive them.

David J Jones

SAS co-director
by The_SAS_David_Jones
Sun Jan 09, 2011 8:26 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Squamish Access Society takes position on staple bolts
Replies: 1
Views: 1197

Thanks for bringing this to the forum's attention.

I would encourage everyone to read the statement of position in its entirety on our website as the above quote is only one (of three paragraphs) in the statement.

Cheers,

David J. Jones

Co-director of SAS.
by The_SAS_David_Jones
Tue Dec 21, 2010 9:34 pm
Forum: New Routes / Cleaning / Trail Updates
Topic: Squamish Access Society Re-bolting Initiative Phase 2
Replies: 0
Views: 914

Squamish Access Society Re-bolting Initiative Phase 2

Hi Everyone, A mid-winter update of Phase 2 of SAS's re-bolting initiative can be found here: http://squamishaccess.ca/?m=201012 which included re-bolting of climbs at Pet Wall and the Shaman in Murrin, North Wall of the Grand and Chek. We have also installed Permadraws on the Circus in Chek with st...
by The_SAS_David_Jones
Tue Sep 07, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: New Routes / Cleaning / Trail Updates
Topic: SAS Re-bolting Initiative
Replies: 11
Views: 3679

Thanks for the heads up on Rug Munchers and for your efforts thus far. All of us are appreciative of you and many others putting in hours and your own $$ on bolt and draw replacements. Hopefully the SAS initiative can complement these efforts. In phase 2 this fall, on Forgotten Wall we are planning ...
by The_SAS_David_Jones
Mon Sep 06, 2010 12:55 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: damaged fixed draws
Replies: 19
Views: 7430

fixed draw replacement

Hi Everyone,

This fall, SAS will be replacing nearly all suspect fixed draws in Chek. See my post here for more info:

http://www.squamishclimbing.com/squamis ... php?t=3007


Cheers,

David Jones
co-director of SAS.
by The_SAS_David_Jones
Mon Sep 06, 2010 12:52 pm
Forum: New Routes / Cleaning / Trail Updates
Topic: SAS Re-bolting Initiative
Replies: 11
Views: 3679

SAS Re-bolting Initiative

Hi Everyone, This is (yet another) David Jones. I'm a co-director of SAS and we've recently completed an initial effort to re-bolt a selection of climbs around Squamish. A report on this work can be found on our website: http://squamishaccess.ca/?p=687 The reaction from the community has been overwh...