Topic Author's Original Post - Jun 13, 2013 - 10:36am PT
For anyone that knows the layout of Squamish, I was wondering if a person happened to acquire a sailboat in say, western WA, and the skills to navigate such a thing (or a friend that has the skills and boat), is it feasible to get around without a car? (Assuming we don't go lost at sea before arriving to Squamish.)
I've never been to Squamish, but the theory is stay on the boat as near as possible to the climbing, and get to the climbs without a car. Is this the realm of fantasy?
I've got a good climber buddy who lives on a sailboat in Squamish. Really sweet set up - a bike will definitely help. A quick sail in Howe Sound is a great way to finish up a day of climbing granite walls.
Several folks didn't have cars or bikes when I was there, but they were camped at the campground. I lent a few of them my bike to get into town for supplies. I suspect it is even better now with the new Olympic class highway.
Thanks a bunch for the info folks. Got three weeks starting in July, and am really psyched to accomplish my 25 year goal of climbing at Squamish. Getting there by boat just seems like a cool thing to do.