Elevation: 2,303 ft
GPS: 49.687, -123.135 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Jesse James on Mar 13, 2006
Admins: Mark Roberts, Mauricio Herrera Cuadra, Kate Lynn, Braden Batsford
Access Issue: COVID-19 - Guidelines Details

Description

The chief is the giant 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.

Getting There

Take the sea to sky highway north from vancouver to the parking lot on the right side just before the town of squamish.

427 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Chief

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V4 6B
 137
Superfly
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 533
Diedre
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 125
Long Time No See
Trad 9 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 320
Rock On
Trad 5 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 205
Seasoned in the Sun
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 355
Angel's Crest
Trad 13 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 188
Apron Strings
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 220
Arrowroot
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 87
Blazing Saddles
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 468
Exasperator
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 197
Rainy Day Dream Away
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 160
Bullethead East
Trad 4 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 134
Sunset Strip
Trad 12 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 115
Rutabaga
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0
 332
The Grand Wall
Trad, Aid 9 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Superfly Grand Wall Boul… > (k) Superfly
 137
V4 6B Boulder
Diedre Apron
 533
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 6 pitches
Long Time No See Apron
 125
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 9 pitches
Rock On Apron
 320
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Seasoned in the Sun Grand Wall Base Area
 205
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Angel's Crest Sheriff's Badge
 355
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 13 pitches
Apron Strings Grand Wall Base Area
 188
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Arrowroot Grand Wall Base Area
 220
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Blazing Saddles Sheriff's Badge
 87
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Exasperator Grand Wall Base Area
 468
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Rainy Day Dream Away Bulletheads > Campground Wall
 197
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Bullethead East Bulletheads > Bulletheads, Central
 160
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Sunset Strip Dihedrals
 134
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 12 pitches
Rutabaga Grand Wall Base Area
 115
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
The Grand Wall Grand Wall Area
 332
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0 Trad, Aid 9 pitches
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