Elevation: 2,303 ft
GPS: 49.687, -123.135 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 815,454 total · 5,016/month
Shared By: Jesse James on Mar 13, 2006
Admins: Nate Ball, Kate Lynn
Sunday
85°F - 53°F 29°C - 12°C
Monday
82°F - 60°F 28°C - 16°C
Tuesday
79°F - 58°F 26°C - 14°C
Wednesday
74°F - 57°F 23°C - 14°C
Thursday
81°F - 54°F 27°C - 12°C
Friday
80°F - 58°F 27°C - 14°C
Saturday
76°F - 60°F 24°C - 16°C
Access Issue: Illegal Camping 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.

405 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
 118
Superfly
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 459
Diedre
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 260
St. Vitus' Dance
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 82
Long Time No See
Trad 9 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 281
Rock On
Trad 5 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 179
Seasoned in the Sun
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 300
Angel's Crest
Trad 13 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 171
Apron Strings
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 193
Arrowroot
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 410
Exasperator
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 166
Rainy Day Dream Away
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 130
Bullethead East
Trad 4 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 111
Sunset Strip
Trad 12 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 101
Rutabaga
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0
 293
The Grand Wall
Trad, Aid 9 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Superfly Grand Wall Boul… > (k) Superfly
 118
V4 6B Boulder
Diedre Apron
 459
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 6 pitches
St. Vitus' Dance Apron
 260
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Long Time No See Apron
 82
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 9 pitches
Rock On Apron
 281
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Seasoned in the Sun Grand Wall Base Area
 179
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Angel's Crest Sheriff's Badge
 300
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 13 pitches
Apron Strings Grand Wall Base Area
 171
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Arrowroot Grand Wall Base Area
 193
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Exasperator Grand Wall Base Area
 410
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Rainy Day Dream Away Bulletheads > Campground Wall
 166
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Bullethead East Bulletheads > Bulletheads, Central
 130
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Sunset Strip Dihedrals
 111
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 12 pitches
Rutabaga Grand Wall Base Area
 101
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
The Grand Wall Grand Wall Area
 293
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0 Trad, Aid 9 pitches
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