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by Doug Bruce
Sun Aug 03, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Cable Car threatens Iconic Tasmanian Crag
Replies: 7
Views: 9532

Re: Cable Car threatens Iconic Tasmanian Crag

Thanks for the feedback, BK. I was aware of the previous proposal to build a cable car to the summit of the Chief (I'm actually an expat Canadian - grew up on Vancouver Island -, a big fan of Squamish climbing and a regular visitor home to the True North Strong and Free). I participated in the campa...
by Doug Bruce
Sat Aug 02, 2014 4:52 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Cable Car threatens Iconic Tasmanian Crag
Replies: 7
Views: 9532

Re: Cable Car threatens Iconic Tasmanian Crag

MAJOR UPDATE! According to today’s Mercury newspaper, the URL Wellington Park Management Trust have now called for submissions from the public on possible rule changes for development at the pinnacle of the mountain. Now is the time for anyone who does not want to see a cable car running directly o...
by Doug Bruce
Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:22 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Cable Car threatens Iconic Tasmanian Crag
Replies: 7
Views: 9532

Re: Cable Car threatens Iconic Tasmanian Crag

Wow, that's very sad news indeed! I've climbed at the pipes and planned on heading back there over Christmas. Thanks for the positive feedback. If you are coming across later in the year BONSTA, get in touch. We can do some routes together or I can put you in touch with some of the local hard-ons. ...
by Doug Bruce
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Cable Car threatens Iconic Tasmanian Crag
Replies: 7
Views: 9532

Re: Cable Car threatens Iconic Tasmanian Crag

Sounds like a great climbing area. Believe me, it is. Good luck with campaign to stop the cable car. We did it once, when the original idea was to put a gondola to the top of the Chief. Thanks! Do you have any links you can post? I'm still trying to work out how to embed links using your tools. Not...
by Doug Bruce
Tue Jul 29, 2014 4:08 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Cable Car threatens Iconic Tasmanian Crag
Replies: 7
Views: 9532

Cable Car threatens Iconic Tasmanian Crag

The Organ Pipes on Mt Wellington are under threat. A proposal to erect a cable car directly over the crag, with a 36 metre high pylon and a three story building to be erected directly above one of the best parts of the crag. Apart from completely wrecking the aesthetics of the area, who knows what d...
by Doug Bruce
Sat Jul 12, 2014 12:13 am
Forum: Alpine
Topic: Escape Velocity, 5.9, Mt. Habrich
Replies: 17
Views: 19323

Re: Escape Velocity, 5.9, Mt. Habrich

Looks like fun. I'll put it down as a possibility for my next trip to Squamish. With the hike in and out it would make a good day out for an old fart like me!
Is a four wheel drive vehicle required to get to the start of the Shannon Creek track you've cut?