Elevation: 2,303 ft
GPS: 49.687, -123.135 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 701,999 total · 4,400/month
Shared By: Jesse James on Mar 13, 2006
Admins: Nate Ball, Kate Lynn
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.

399 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
 104
Superfly
Boulder
V4 6B
 83
Easy in an Easy Chair
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 432
Diedre
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 244
St. Vitus' Dance
Trad 5 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 265
Rock On
Trad 5 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 169
Seasoned in the Sun
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 281
Angel's Crest
Trad 13 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 166
Apron Strings
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 173
Arrowroot
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 393
Exasperator
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 147
Rainy Day Dream Away
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 121
Bullethead East
Trad 4 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 102
Sunset Strip
Trad 12 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 95
Rutabaga
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0
 280
The Grand Wall
Trad, Aid 9 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Superfly Grand Wall Boul… > (k) Superfly
 104
V4 6B Boulder
Easy in an Easy Chair Grand Wall Boul… > (n) Easy Chair
 83
V4 6B Boulder
Diedre Apron
 432
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 6 pitches
St. Vitus' Dance Apron
 244
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Rock On Apron
 265
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Seasoned in the Sun Grand Wall Base Area
 169
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Angel's Crest Sheriff's Badge
 281
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 13 pitches
Apron Strings Grand Wall Base Area
 166
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Arrowroot Grand Wall Base Area
 173
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Exasperator Grand Wall Base Area
 393
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Rainy Day Dream Away Bulletheads > Campground Wall
 147
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Bullethead East Bulletheads > Bulletheads, Central
 121
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Sunset Strip Dihedrals
 102
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 12 pitches
Rutabaga Grand Wall Base Area
 95
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
The Grand Wall Grand Wall Area
 280
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0 Trad, Aid 9 pitches
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