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Areas in The Chief

Apron Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 34 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 34
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 / 121 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 122
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

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.

338 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
 84
Superfly
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 363
Diedre
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 193
St. Vitus' Dance
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 170
Snake
Trad 5 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 228
Rock On
Trad 5 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 138
Seasoned in the Sun
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 237
Angel's Crest
Trad 13 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 145
Apron Strings
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 134
Arrowroot
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 323
Exasperator
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 114
Rainy Day Dream Away
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 89
Bulletheads East
Trad 4 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 73
Sunset Strip
Trad 12 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 77
Rutabaga
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0
 231
The Grand Wall
Trad, Aid 9 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Superfly Grand Wall Boul… > (k) Superfly
 84
V4 6B Boulder
Diedre Apron
 363
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 6 pitches
St. Vitus' Dance Apron
 193
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Snake Apron
 170
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Rock On Apron
 228
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Seasoned in the Sun Grand Wall Base Area
 138
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Angel's Crest Sheriff's Badge
 237
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 13 pitches
Apron Strings Grand Wall Base Area
 145
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Arrowroot Grand Wall Base Area
 134
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Exasperator Grand Wall Base Area
 323
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Rainy Day Dream Away Bulletheads > Campground Wall
 114
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Bulletheads East Bulletheads > Bulletheads, Central
 89
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Sunset Strip Dihedrals
 73
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 12 pitches
Rutabaga Grand Wall Base Area
 77
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
The Grand Wall Grand Wall Area
 231
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0 Trad, Aid 9 pitches
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