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cutthroat22 07-11-2015 05:17 PM

Squamish FSR closed

muskeeto 07-11-2015 06:33 PM


Originally Posted by cutthroat22 (Post 640986)

Thanks, good to know this.

xj6response 07-11-2015 06:34 PM


Originally Posted by cutthroat22 (Post 640986)

thanks for that. will postpone the excruciating trek up to Sigurd until the area is open.

Steventy 07-11-2015 10:25 PM

A little hard to tell from the map but it looks like Cypress Peak is included in the closure - even if you approach from the East. I'm not sure if that is their intention.

cutthroat22 07-24-2015 04:32 PM

*Update* Squamish FSR closure
More information

Effective noon, July 23, 2015, the road closure for the Squamish Forest Service(FSR) has moved northward from zero kilometer (km) on the Squamish FSR to the 27km mark on the Squamish FSR. The road closure amendment opens up all of the Ashlu River and valley for public use and moves the security check point north of the Shovelnose Creek river rafting insertion site.

KARVITK 07-24-2015 11:54 PM

That is one huge fire quoted there, over 12000 hectares.

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