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Areas in The Chief

Apron Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 36 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 36
Apron, The 34 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 40
Bulletheads, The 26 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 32
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 / 130 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 131
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 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
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
Access Issue: Stop Camping Illegally 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.

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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
 95
Superfly
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 414
Diedre
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 225
St. Vitus' Dance
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 186
Snake
Trad 5 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 251
Rock On
Trad 5 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 156
Seasoned in the Sun
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 265
Angel's Crest
Trad 13 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 162
Apron Strings
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 155
Arrowroot
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 362
Exasperator
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 140
Rainy Day Dream Away
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 111
Bullethead East
Trad 4 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 91
Sunset Strip
Trad 12 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 87
Rutabaga
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0
 248
The Grand Wall
Trad, Aid 9 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Superfly Grand Wall Boul… > (k) Superfly
 95
V4 6B Boulder
Diedre Apron
 414
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 6 pitches
St. Vitus' Dance Apron
 225
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Snake Apron
 186
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Rock On Apron
 251
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Seasoned in the Sun Grand Wall Base Area
 156
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Angel's Crest Sheriff's Badge
 265
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 13 pitches
Apron Strings Grand Wall Base Area
 162
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Arrowroot Grand Wall Base Area
 155
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Exasperator Grand Wall Base Area
 362
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Rainy Day Dream Away Bulletheads > Campground Wall
 140
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Bullethead East Bulletheads > Bulletheads, Central
 111
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Sunset Strip Dihedrals
 91
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 12 pitches
Rutabaga Grand Wall Base Area
 87
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
The Grand Wall Grand Wall Area
 248
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0 Trad, Aid 9 pitches
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