This is the large expanse of granite on the Squamish Chief that includes the Grand Wall route and its numerous variations. It's west facing allowing morning shade and sometimes severe afternoon sun.
From the main Chief parking lot off of Highway 99, walk along the paved road that leads to the campground a short distance until you can turn left on the old highway. Walk until you see a trail on the right with a large sign. Take the well marked trail to the base of the wall.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Grand Wall Area:
Cruel Shoes 5.10d Trad, 6 pitches, 600 feet
The Grand Wall 5.11a A0 Trad, Aid, 9 pitches, 1000 feet, Grade III
Roman Chimneys 5.11d Trad, 4 pitches, 400 feet
The Left Side 5.12a Trad, 1 pitch, 120 feet
University Wall 5.12- Trad, 8 pitches, 900 feet, Grade IV
Featured Route For Grand Wall Area
University Wall 5.12- International : Canada : ... : Grand Wall Area
Could this be the best 'burly' route in Squamish? Steep, physical crack climbing from the word go, with no warm up. Amazing and exposed positions, great protection (on the cruxes), what more could you ask for?p1. The rudest warm up I know of. 12a for about 65'. clip the ancient fixed purple TCU and punch it through some steep easy moves to a ledge. Move into the left facing corner and deal with the usual wetness. Even in the driest, most drought stricken summers, I have NEVER seen this pi...[more] Browse More Classics in International