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More Squamish Rockfall, Routes Near Slhanay Closed

It's the second major rockfall in the past few weeks above Squamish

A rockfall has taken place on Photophobia Buttress near Slhanay that’s forced BC Parks to temporarily close some climbs on the popular feature. This is the second major rockfall event in only a few weeks in Canada’s most famous climbing town.

Squamish Access Society updated climbers on the closure, noting, “The area affected runs left to right from Dogzilla 5.11b to The White Feather 5.11d and The Dean Channel 5.11b. Included in the area are popular routes Photophobia and Fogducker.”

The area has signs indicating the closure, so respect them and stay well away. BC Parks will eventually send a geotech to assess any hazard. Two weeks ago, we reported about a big rockfall on The Grandwall in Squamish that closed a number of popular routes. Read the story here and see below for updated closure info.

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