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Routes in The Apron

A Question of Balance S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Banana Peel T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Boomstick Crack T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Bottom Line, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Calculus Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Calculus Direct T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Crack Slabbeth T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
Crossing, The S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Dances with Pigs S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Dancing in the Light T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
Dessert Dike T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Diamondback T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Diedre T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Dream Symphony T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Edge of Anxiety T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Form S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Granville Street T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Great Arch, The T 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Karen's Math T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Long Time No See T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Memorial Crack T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
One Scoop with Delicious Dimples T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Over The Rainbow T,S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Pineapple Peel T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Rambles T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Rock On T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Rock On Direct (aka Hard On) T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Sickle T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Slab Alley T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Snake T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
South Arete T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sparrow T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
St. Vitus' Dance T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Start From Scratch T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Teetering on the Brink of Madness S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Unfinished Symphony T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Vector T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Voodoo Amour T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Whirlwind T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
White Lightning T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
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Description

The Apron is the low angled formation of granite that extends N. off of the Chief. There are many varied climbs on this formation from classic moderate crack climbs like St. Vitus Dance, or Diedre to runout scary slab climbs such as Unfinished Symphony, or Dancing in the Light. The granite in squamish is said by some to be better than Yosemite making it some of the best Granite in the world. The Apron is a wonderful place to climb and contains some of the best moderate routes in Squamish. The views of the sound and the surrounding mountains are spectacular. Some of the first established routes on the chief are on the Apron.

Getting There

Start at a parking lot at the intersection of Highway 99 and a Mamquam Forest Service Road. Many trails from here depending on the climb you do. The Base of the Apron is thick forest and it can be tricky to find specific climbs.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Apron

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 145
Boomstick Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
 144
Banana Peel
Trad 8 pitches
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 109
Rambles
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 424
Diedre
Trad 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 269
Calculus Crack
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 238
St. Vitus' Dance
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 53
Vector
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 194
Snake
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 152
Memorial Crack
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 83
Calculus Direct
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 60
Long Time No See
Trad 9 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 74
Over The Rainbow
Trad, Sport 7 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 259
Rock On
Trad 5 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 96
Karen's Math
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 23
Unfinished Symphony
Trad, Sport 6 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Boomstick Crack
 145
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Banana Peel
 144
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 Trad 8 pitches
Rambles
 109
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Diedre
 424
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 6 pitches
Calculus Crack
 269
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
St. Vitus' Dance
 238
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Vector
 53
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Snake
 194
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Memorial Crack
 152
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Calculus Direct
 83
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Long Time No See
 60
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 9 pitches
Over The Rainbow
 74
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Sport 7 pitches
Rock On
 259
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Karen's Math
 96
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Unfinished Symphony
 23
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Sport 6 pitches
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