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Areas in The Chief

Apron Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 33 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 33
Apron, The 34 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 40
Bulletheads, The 25 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 31
Cirque of the Uncrackables 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Deputy Wall 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 1
Dihedrals, The 13 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 13
Echelon Wall 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Grand Wall Area 8 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 10
Grand Wall Base Area 14 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 15
Grand Wall Boulders 0 / 1 / 0 / 115 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 116
High Line Wall 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Kashmir Wall 2 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
North Walls, The 15 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 15
Olesen Creek Wall 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Penthouse, The 1 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Prow Wall, The 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Raven's Castle, The 3 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Sheriff's Badge, The 7 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Solarium, The 6 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
South Gully 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Squamish Buttress 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Tantalus Wall 6 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 6
Elevation: 2,303 ft
GPS: 49.687, -123.135 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: Jesse James on Mar 13, 2006
Admins: Nate Ball, Kate Lynn

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.

331 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.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Diedre
Trad 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Calculus Crack
Trad 5 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Slot Machine
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
St. Vitus' Dance
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Snake
Trad 5 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Rock On
Trad 5 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Seasoned in the Sun
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Angel's Crest
Trad 13 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Apron Strings
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Arrowroot
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Exasperator
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Rainy Day Dream Away
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
The Squamish Buttress
Trad 6 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Bulletheads East
Trad 4 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0
The Grand Wall
Trad, Aid 9 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Diedre Apron 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 6 pitches
Calculus Crack Apron 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
Slot Machine Bulletheads > Bulletheads South 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
St. Vitus' Dance Apron 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Snake Apron 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Rock On Apron 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Seasoned in the Sun Grand Wall Base Area 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Angel's Crest Sheriff's Badge 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 13 pitches
Apron Strings Grand Wall Base Area 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Arrowroot Grand Wall Base Area 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Exasperator Grand Wall Base Area 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Rainy Day Dream Away Bulletheads > Campground Wall 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
The Squamish Buttress Squamish Buttress 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 6 pitches
Bulletheads East Bulletheads > Bulletheads, Central 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
The Grand Wall Grand Wall Area 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0 Trad, Aid 9 pitches
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