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Skaha Bluffs Park Extension

There is a proposal to extend Skaha Bluffs Park to Foreplay Cliff, a fabulous gift by the new land owners/property developers. This includes and protects Maternal, Screeching and all climbing north. Rolf Rybak, our regional Climbers Access Society representative, has been in constant dialogue with the owners who are committed to maintain climbing, biking and

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Vehicle Break-in At Skaha Bluffs Parking Lot

Unfortunately there was a break-in at the parking lot on August 29, 2017. We are working on increasing our funding and monitoring. Please report any incidents to the RCMP, be vigilant and record criminal activities. We are having a fund raiser this weekend, show your support, one break-in is one too many. Thank you to

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Skaha Bluffs Park Watch Annual General Meeting

Skaha Bluffs Park Watch is holding their AGM on September 09, 2017 at 4:00 PM. The meeting will take place at the Penticton Foundry: 522 Dawson Street, building Number 3. If you would like to join as a member, the annual fee is $20.00. If you are interested as sitting as a director please message

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BC Parks Draft Management Plan

BC Parks is drafting a management plan for Skaha Bluffs. At this stage in the process they are looking for feedback on the draft management plan for Skaha Bluffs Park. You have the opportunity to comment on the draft management plan and express how you would like the park to be managed. The comment period

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Parking on Evergreen

Quite a few climbers have started to access crags at the northen end of the Bluffs from the end of Evergreen Drive. With the rising popularity of Muscle Beach, and the recent development of Foreplay, the number of cars parked on Evergreen is sometimes quite high. Please note that it is important that access to

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Parking at Skaha Bluffs

From Sara Bunge, Acting Area Supervisor, BC Parks, South Okanagan. The high use of Skaha Bluffs on the long weekends in spring and fall has led to some access and safety concerns. In the past, vehicles parked on either side of the single lane paved park road have made accessing the parking lots difficult as

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Upper Wiltse Area Structure Plan Open House

Upper Wiltsie Area Structure Plan Open House. The Wiltsie family have historically been very accommodating to climbing on their property and have previously expressed interest in maintaining that relationship. A cliff corridor in their Land Use Designation has been proposed as Conservation Protected Areas. This includes Maternal, Screeching and areas North.It is important that when

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Dogs Off Leash at Skaha

Please be advised that BC Parks will be enforcing dogs on leash legislation at Skaha Bluffs Park.  This is being done to limit the impacts of dogs on wildlife and other park users.  Violations carry a fine of $115. Please keep your dogs on a leash. For those interested, here is the link to the

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Watch Your Valuables

Just a warning to everyone to not leave any valuables in their cars. There has been at least one car break-in this past week, where a bag was taken from the back seat of a car. With the increase in the number of climbers with the Fall climbing season, the potential opportunities theft increase so

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