by Geordon Omand, CTV News/The Canadian Press, September 21, 2015
SQUAMISH, B.C. — The Stawamus Chief on Canada’s West Coast is a world-renowned rock-climbing destination known for its beautiful multi-pitch routes and unrivalled crack-climbing pitches.
But many visiting outdoor enthusiasts are unaware that the iconic granite monolith also carries the scars of a legendary battle.
The region’s Squamish people tell of the mythical hero Xwech’taal vanquishing the double-headed sea serpent Sinulhkay before uniting the Squamish Nation. Read the rest of this entry