Past Events

Past events of note from the Stawamus Chief Webcam.

September 20th, 2021


In the early hours of Monday, September 20th, 2021, a significant rockfall occurred on the north face of the Stawamus Chief, below Third Peak.

August 28th, 2020

International Space Station

The International Space Station makes a visible pass before sunrise, near the Stawamus Chief.

April 15th, 2020

Wildfire Smoke

A wildfire in the Squamish Valley causes smoke to quickly obscure the Stawamus Chief.

June 19th, 2019

Lightning Strike

A brief summer storm brings 15mm of rain in 30 minutes, and a lightning strike to the south of the Stawamus Chief.

February 9th, 2019

BC Hydro Equipment Failure

A piece of BC Hydro equipment fails, lighting up the Stawamus Chief with a blinding flash.