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Elevation: 2,202 ft
GPS: 49.6867, -123.13488
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Shared By: Jesse James on Mar 13, 2006
Admins: Mark Roberts, Mauricio Herrera Cuadra, Kate Lynn, Braden Batsford
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Warning Access Issue: SIGNIFICANT ROCK FALL CLOSURES - UPDATED Feb 29th 2024 DetailsDrop down

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**Due to multiple significant rockfalls since the summer of 2021, a large number of climbing routes are currently closed until further notice. Please read the access issues above for details. AS OF FEBRUARY 2024 THESE CLOSURES ARE STILL IN EFFECT**

The Stawamus Chief is the giant granite dome that can be seen from just about anywhere in Squamish. Routes can be incredibly varied from runout slabs to spliter cracks to bolted face climbs.

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Take the Sea to Sky highway North from Vancouver to the parking lot on the right side just before the town of Squamish.

671 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Stawamus Chief

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V4 6B
 222
Superfly
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 666
Diedre
Trad 6 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 381
Slot Machine
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 400
St. Vitus' Dance
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 249
Long Time No See
Trad 9 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 437
Rock On
Trad 5 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 263
Seasoned in the Sun
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 487
Angel's Crest
Trad 13 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 229
Apron Strings
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 256
Arrowroot
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 591
Exasperator
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 292
Rainy Day Dream Away
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 261
Bullethead East
Trad 4 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 186
Sunset Strip
Trad 12 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0
 416
The Grand Wall
Trad, Aid 9 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Superfly Grand Wall Boul… > (k) Superfly
 222
V4 6B Boulder
Diedre Apron
 666
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 6 pitches
Slot Machine Bulletheads > Bulletheads South
 381
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
St. Vitus' Dance Apron
 400
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Long Time No See Apron
 249
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 9 pitches
Rock On Apron
 437
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Seasoned in the Sun Grand Wall Base Area
 263
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Angel's Crest Sheriff's Badge
 487
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 13 pitches
Apron Strings Grand Wall Base Area
 229
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Arrowroot Grand Wall Base Area
 256
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Exasperator Grand Wall Base Area
 591
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Rainy Day Dream Away Bulletheads > Campground Wall
 292
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Bullethead East Bulletheads > Bulletheads, Central
 261
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Sunset Strip Dihedrals
 186
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 12 pitches
The Grand Wall Grand Wall Area
 416
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0 Trad, Aid 9 pitches
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