We are pleased to announce that Kris Wild and Paul Sobchak have completed their nine pitch project on the Apron, naming it Long Time No See (5.9, 9 pitches) in Squamish, BC.
Development News ‘New Route up the Apron ‘Long Time No See (5.9, 9 Pitches)’ by Kris Wild and Paul Sobchak’
We are pleased to announce that, thanks to the work of Mike Vanwerkhoven, Brian Liu and Alan Trick, there is a new three pitch trad route on the Star Check Wall north of Squamish, BC.
Thanks to the hard work of a Finn Grathwol and his father, Whistler just got a new sport crag. Powerline Hill is a an overhanging cliff just south of Function Junction and features five sport routes ranging from from 5.8 to 5.12c and potential for more. Special thanks to Finn for his development efforts!
We are pleased to announce that Vancouver-based climber David Echeverri has released the topo for his new area near Starvation Lake north of Squamish, BC. The area, aptly named ‘Starvation’ is currently home to three routes with a fair amount of potential. David has been working on the wall for the past two years.
A bit of development news this weekend. Stu Smith put up a route in Check Canyon called ‘Time Pressure’ (5.12b). According to Stu, the route is only ten minutes from the road and there is potential for about ten more lines here. He also noted that it is some of the cleanest rock he has seen. For now, here is a video of the route so you can get the idea of the wall