Elevation: 1,745 ft
GPS: 49.686, -123.142 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Ian Wolfe on Aug 3, 2006
Admins: Mark Roberts, Mauricio Herrera Cuadra, Kate Lynn, Braden Batsford
Access Issue: COVID-19 - Guidelines Details

Description

The Sheriff's Badge is the large wall on the Chief between the North and South Gullies marked by a distinctive white "badge". The wall is fairly difficult in nature with the easiest climbs in the 5.10 range. It is bounded on the left by the magnificent Angel's Crest, and the uber-classic Daily Planet runs strait up the badge.

Getting There

From the Apron parking lot, walk down the forest road about 600 meters. There are two paths, the right leads to the base of the Sheriff's Badge, while the left leads to the base of Angel's Crest. Both are fairly overgrown, depite the traffic, so look closely, they are easy to miss.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Sheriff's Badge

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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 346
Angel's Crest
Trad 13 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 86
Blazing Saddles
Trad 2 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 97
Borderline
Trad 6 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 63
High Plains Drifter
Trad 3 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 16
The Daily Planet
Trad, Sport
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 7
Astronomy
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Angel's Crest
 346
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 13 pitches
Blazing Saddles
 86
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Borderline
 97
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 6 pitches
High Plains Drifter
 63
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 3 pitches
The Daily Planet
 16
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport
Astronomy
 7
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 2 pitches
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